Sumatra Mount Kerinci Koperasi - Andung Sari - Natural - 250g

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  • Info
  • Origin Details
  • Origin: Sumatra - Indonesia
    Farm: 140 Members of Koperasi Alko co-op
    Region: Kersik Tuo District, Kerinci Regency, Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia
    Harvest: Nov 2019 - Feb 2020
    Variety: Andung Sari
    Elevation: 1300-1650 MASL
    Process: Natural - dried in fruit on raised bed under canopy
    Tasting Notes: Strawberry | Chocolate | Grape | Melon

    250g - Whole Bean

    Great for both filters and espresso!

    This is the first offering of Sumatra Natural at Rogue Wave Coffee.

  • More about the Sumatra Koperasi Alko

     
    The area surrounding the highest volcano in Indonesia, Mount Kerinci, and the small town of Kersik Tuo in particular, is known as a local jumping off point for ecotours for both domestic and international tourists in Indonesia. It wasn’t until relatively recently that this area has become well known for coffee production. Home to one of Southeast Asia’s largest populations of wild tigers and general feline biodiversity, the adjoining Kerinci Sablat National Park is the area’s largest draw.


    These cats know how to grow coffee, too. The 140 members of the ALKO and Barokah cooperatives come together from the villages of Pelompek, Jernih Jaya, and Gunung Tujuh to learn about coffee production on a regular basis. Their coffee shrubs are intercropped with vegetables generally sold at the local market, a practice which enables the farmers to maintain a steady income throughout the year.


    Dried under a canopy (since rainfall is frequent and unpredictable in this area of Sumatra), this coffee is a true rarity for Indonesia in general and Sumatra in particular. While coffee can certainly take longer to dry in these humid climes, this natural coffee exhibits the big clean fruit and intriguing floral notes of a coffee properly dried in the fruit.