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Blue Sumatra (Mandheling Grade 1 – Fairtrade Organic)

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£6.30£20.90

Blue Sumatra From the Gayo Highland of Aceh this wet processed, organically grown arabica is an outstanding coffee known for its complex sweet, earthy and spicy flavours with gentle finish.

Look out for it’s deep vibrant acidity, and notes of caramel and peach.

Our medium plus roast is perfect for espresso,aeropress and also for a deep rich cafetiere or filter cup.

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Description

The Blue Sumatra Coffee owes its name to the unusual blue hue of its raw beans. The beans we offer are from the northern Lake Toba region in Indonesia and are noted for their smooth texture, rich flavour, softness and mild acidity. The strength and endurance of its flavour make it perfect for milky coffee drinks.

Traditional coffee processing in the Sumatra Mandheling style “Giling Basah” (Wet Hulled) involves a semi washed process where the skin and some of the fruit is removed with home made contraptions before initial drying in sacks. Then they remove the remaining fermented fruit through hand washing and spread the beans on the yellow clay ground or on sheets to dry. Then dry again somewhat after mechanically removing the still Wet parchment and another final drying before bagging. Thanks in part to growing in clay type soils (or volcanic depending on where in Central to North West Sumatra it grows), the fermenting fruit in the first drying phase, and the additional drying phase, good Mandheling coffees develop an Earthy smell and faint Earthy taste along with a wonderful deep body sweet balanced acidity and lush fruit notes when processed well.

For the discriminating Coffee Drinker Sumatra Mandheling coffees when done well presents a smooth full body, sweetly balanced acidity, and lush fruity flavour distinct from any other coffee on Earth.

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0.227 kg, 0.454 kg, 0.908 kg

roast
3a

Medium to Dark Roast

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Customer Reviews
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KV
14/11/2021
Karen V.
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Lovely coffee

Very helpful staff in the shop and online buying is great.

RB
14/11/2021
Rob B.
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Blue Sumatra

Absolutely love it, well done HOC this is a must try for all you coffee lovers out there, highly recommended.

CH
22/10/2021
C H.
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Delicious coffee

Highly recommended. This is a smooth and very tasty coffee. We absolutely love it. The service from House of Coffee is second to none as well.

TB
02/10/2021
Theresa B.
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Blue Sumatra Fairtrade Organic

Loved this coffee which I bought for the first time recently. Highly recommended!

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31/08/2021
Terence O.
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Customer Service as it should be

So I was running low on my favourite Blue Sumatra Fair Trade coffee and I was in town, so popped along to the HoC to get some more, when horrors, they were out and next roasting expected towards the end of the week... No problem though, there were some beans still in the storage tin - you can have these ground to help you along - I know how much you love this coffee and what's more, there was no charge. Excellent service as it should be - thank you so much.

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