SUMATRA LINTONG GRADE 1 - Dark Roast Coffee
Medium-bodied coffee with notes of dark chocolate and fresh earth and bright acidity.
What you need to know...
- Flavours - Herbal, grapefruit, cedar, maple
- Aroma - Mulling spices, fresh earth
- Body - Smooth, buttery, clean
- Acidity - Bright
Espressos and milky drinks such as cappuccinos, flat whites and lattes!
The finer details...
- Origin: Sumatra
- Region: Lake Toba Region, North-west Sumatra
- Altitude: 1,500 to 1,800 m above the sea level
- Variety: Ateng, Bergendal
- Harvest Period: June - December
- Processed Method: Giling Basah (wet-hulled), sunried
Many of the Indonesian islands were formed by volcanoes. They are therefore mountainous and have rich soil that is ideal for growing coffee. Some of the world's famous coffees are grown on the islands of the Malay Archipelago: Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi. Approximately 15% of all the coffee grown in Indonesia is Arabica.
Sumatra Mandheling coffee is grown on volcanic slopes of Mount Leuser near port Padang in the Black region (west-central Sumatra).
This coffee really impressed me when I fist purchased it late last year but it was a little meh this time around. Still a really really good coffee but just thought it was better a few months ago and this time it felt a little dull.
Brilliant roast, full would recommend in bean to cup machines. But works well in Aeropress too.
This coffee suits us perfectly. The quality of Redber coffee is brilliant and pricing unbeatable. Sumatra Linton Grade 1 is a dark rich coffee and ideal for our stove pot.
Great flavour coffee
This and the Indian Bababudan are for me the top asain coffee's at Redber. Lintong I find a little more interesting than the Mandheling. These coffee's aren't crowd pleasers or what I would see as all day drinkers, in that they are sweet and smooth and a bit bland. Sure it could be toned down as a latte but this has something more to offer with something a simple as a filter coffee machine and a slightly coarser grind than you might use normally. A definite must try, great service and product from Redber as always - I've been buying from them every month for 4years. Since they have expanded and separated their coffee shop and roasting to different buildings in the last few months it *feels* like the coffee has got better.