Old Brown Java
An aged coffee with a story to tell.
This is a full-bodied coffee with musky, earthy, tobacco flavour notes and sweeter, yet still interestingly bold aroma.More details below...
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Region – Ljien Plateau
Growing Altitude – 1400 + metres above sea level
Arabica Variety – Typica
Typical Harvest Period – July- September
Milling Process – Long aged for at least two years, wet process
Aroma – Vanilla
Flavour - Earthy and spicy with tobacco notes
Body – Full bodied
Acidity - Low
One of our two aged coffees, Old Brown Java's story starts in the 16th century. The coffee beans were originally used as ballast in the bottom of boats and based on the colour of the beans as they aged, the sailors knew how long they’d been at sea.
Hailing from Indonesia, the Old Brown Java that I’ve picked is aged for at least two years. A bit of a Marmite coffee – love it or hate it – you must try it. Of course, I like it, but I also like marmite. If you haven’t tried this, it’s one for the list.
Ideal to brew in a paper filter to maintain its mature flavour profile in its cleanest, purest flavour.
The flavour of these Arabica coffee beans is truly unique, and similar only to our Monsoon Malabar in spiciness. The musky complex aromas are matched by the rustic earthy flavour notes. The long finish and big body makes this coffee especially impressive.
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