Flores Bajawa Specialty Coffee From Indonesia

coffee flores

Bajawa is a small town in the highlands of Flores which has stunning natural scenery, unique and diverse cultures that attract domestic and foreign tourists to visit there. In addition, Bajawa has fertile soil results Inerie eruption, Mount Inelika, and Mount ebulobo, so it is suitable for plantations, especially coffee. Bajawa is one of Arabica coffee producing areas. Arabica coffee Flores Bajawa (AFB) which produced 12 Product Processing Unit (FMU) in Ngada, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) able to penetrate the export market to the United States (US). Even in the year 2009, the volume of coffee exports AFB increased significantly from 50 tonnes in 2008 to be 150 tonnes (http://www.nttprov.go.id). “Commodities that have been entered into the export market share for now is coffee. The Government and people are proud because the coffee farmers’ community Bajawa able to penetrate the export market to the United States, “said Vice Regent Ngada, Nikolaus Dopo in Kupang.

view flores city

view flores city

Bajawa is derived from two words: “Ba” means a plate, and the “Java” which means peace or Java. Bajawa itself means Plate Peace. Bajawa Flores Arabica coffee is now beginning to be managed seriously by the government because it has a high potential. Lots of American and European coffee industry are attracted to the unique aroma and taste of coffee Arabica Flores Bajawa

The whole coffee Flores Bajawa through an organic process, without any chemicals. This is one reason why coffee Flores has a strong flavor and fragrant. The local government is also very supportive of the coffee farmers in Flores. They continue to develop in order to produce export-quality coffee and the best, and this seems to have been fairly successful, because Flores is now a contributor to the large coffee exports to Indonesia.

Flores Coffee Bean

Flores Coffee Bean

Coffee processing is also still very traditional. This coffee is produced by means of wet processing. Coffee is picked in a fresh state and then fermented for about 36 hours. Once fermented and then washed and dried. Not dried coffee directly into the ground usually use a tarp so that the coffee aroma smell shunned from the ground up coffee containing 12% moisture content.

Proses to make coffee

Proses to make coffee

Like coffee regions of Eastern Indonesia in general, coffee Flores has a strong flavor or strong. In addition, coffee Flores also has a strong fragrance. The amount of which is derived Specialty coffee is not as much of Sumatra. This makes the coffee Flores Bajawa have higher prices of coffee Sumatra.

On the degree of roasted medium (medium roast) coffee Arabica Flores Bajawa shows the results if the wet coffee honey (decascado) showed less homogeneous color, with the smell of coffee powder dried fruit nuances (dryed fruits).

Roasting Coffee Bajawa

Roasting Coffee Bajawa

Results of the analysis showed that the taste of Arabica coffee Flores Bajawa results “if the coffee wet honey” (decascado) generally has a specific fragrance and aroma of a good and strong intensity.

Briefly Arabica coffee flavor profiles Flores Bajawa results if the wet coffee honey (decascado) are:

a) free from defects taste (off-flavor) primary,
b) quality of the fragrance and aroma of a good and strong intensity,
c) clean acid flavor with moderate intensity,
d) sufficient viscosity,
e) bitterness low to medium intensity,
f) after tasting delicious taste and long enough to survive,
g) sweetness (sweetness) less,
h) the balance of the components of the taste enough.

Bajawa society often drink coffee every morning and afternoon to simply eliminate sleepiness and feeling cold. Drinking coffee is also done as an expression of kinship and familiarity, why? Because each of us visited neighbors, family, and relatives of coffee is one of the treats compulsory. Ga Believe ?? !! Try to be in the particular occasional visit to Flores Bajawa. Surely you will notice that the coffee is typical treats.

Serving Bajawa Coffee

Serving Bajawa Coffee

Why Bajawa coffee was delicious ?? Bajawa coffee is organic coffee grown and developed without the use of chemical fertilizers because the climate in Bajawa very supportive so without any fertilizers coffee can thrive. No one ever tried coffee Bajawa ?? I was one of the coffee lovers Bajawa but not routine also does fear of addiction heheh. For me coffee Bajawa it has a different flavor to coffee because it feels very distinctive and seductive fragrance. But keep in mind that coffee Bajawa have very high levels of caffeine so it has a very bitter taste. So it is advisable not to drink coffee on an empty stomach because it would greatly endanger our stomach.
Make all the coffee lovers, it is unfortunate if you do not try the coffee Bajawa ..

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