Sumatra Mandheling

Summary

Bean name Sumatra Mandheling
Country Indonesia
Region Lake Toba

Description

Sumatran coffee is going through an unusual period. Prices are increasing and in many of the lots, quality dropping. This has made finding good quality Sumatran difficult. But this deep complex cup was a gem in a sea of mediocrity. We decided to offer this at the same time, which has lead to being asked on a regular basis, what's the difference. Contrary to popular belief Mandheling is in fact not a region at all and lintong and Mandheling are both grown by Lake Toba. In fact I once asked someone who had been in the business a long time what's the difference, he said, "whatever you want it to be". So its different let that be the end to it.

Cupping notes

Clean cup 5/8
Sweetness 6/8
Acidity 4/8
Mouthfeel 7/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 6/8
Balance 6/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 84

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