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Sumatra Batak

$21.95 / lb 16 oz
48 cents per serving (45 servings)

Characteristic Sumatran treacle lends heft and substance to the cup, while sweet tobacco and tropical spice fill the room with their exceptional fragrance.

Last day to order: June 29

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Flavor Profile

Sweet Tobacco, Teakwood, Treacle

Roast Details

Roast: Roasting is the catalyst for expressing the aroma, flavor, and individuality of a coffee through the essential, transformational application of heat.

Brightness: Acidity. Liveliness. A desirable, sharp, and pleasing sensation that heightens coffee’s flavor.

Body: The tactile impression of thickness and viscosity in the mouth, independent of taste and aroma.











Type: Single Origin

Origin: Lintong, Sumatra

Process: Wet-Hulled

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The Story

From the lush greenery surrounding the South Lake Toba town of Lintong-nihuta comes Sumatra Batak, the best coffee of the island—though this sweet-and-spicy heavyweight has a less precise provenance than an estate coffee; it is produced only by smallholders, and its profoundly aromatic impact seems only to be sourced from the area. We feature this coffee as a single origin to delight of our Ind...

Brewing Methods

For Sumatra Batak

  • Pour-over brewing is a simple way to brew a clean, bright cup. It brings out subtle nuances in coffee, particularly those with bright, sparkling flavors.

    Total Time

    ~5 Minutes

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  • The press pot, or French Press, offers direct infusion for full-bodied coffee. It's an ideal companion for dark roasts, bringing out rich, complex flavors.

    Total Time

    ~5 Minutes

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