7 Most Favorite Indonesian Coffee

Indonesia is indeed rich with crops. Since time immemorial the nations of Europe fought to get Indonesian spices, sugar, tea, cocoa, palm oil and coffee. Indeed, coffee and tea are not commodities native to Indonesia but has since taken into the archipelago of coffee has to be excellent in the world. This article perpetuate 7 types of coffee in Indonesia is very famous in the world and a source of pride of this land blessed gods. This article is still a lot of shortcomings, and we invite the community of Indonesian coffee to comment and give constructive criticism.

Talking about coffee, perhaps we are somewhat grateful to Netherlands. As we know, that in fact the company VOC-Dutch colony for the East Indies introduced species Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) at the end of the decade of the 1600s. The Dutch also are expanding marketing of Indonesian coffee production to Europe. Yes, indeed VOC dredge millions of guilders profit of sweet Indonesian coffee farmers.

Currently, Indonesian coffee is so one of the hunted exporters. Generally, our coffee is thrown into the Asian market (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Europe and even America. If the first famous simply “Java”, this time, we got Mandailings (which I have seen scattered in Taiwan and Japan), and Toraja. Toraja coffee is even inviting admiration of Pete Licata, barista competition winners worldwide in 2013.

As already explained above, the Dutch brought arabica coffee around the 17th century. Whereas arabica coffee originally from Yemen, and by the time the trade is controlled by Arab traders. Dutch colonizers clearly see the potential sale of this coffee. In short: take it to the colonies (in this case the Indies or Indonesia), and then planted en masse. Cultivation.

In the era of forced cultivation (around 1830), coffee production increased rapidly. VOC also dominate the world coffee trade. However, it can not be denied. Arabica coffee grown in Indonesia exposed to pests rusts. Almost all coffee farms are infected.

But the Netherlands is not lost my mind. They took another species: Liberica coffee (Coffea Liberica, which is rarely found in Indonesia) -which was also beaten pests. Dizziness, they then bring more resistant species: Robusta coffee (Coffea robusta).

Well, this is the coffee species that until now survive long in Indonesia. In fact, nearly 90 percent of Indonesia’s coffee production is robusta turns!

7. Coffee Wamena

kopi wamena
Wamena coffee or coffee Papua, in general, is kind of Arabica. Famous plantations are 15,000 feet from the beach with a temperature of 20-25 degrees Celsius. These coffees are organic coffee of the highest quality. Because Papua is still very fertile coffee produced is very good. Fragrant coffee aroma, smooth and has a very sweet aftertaste. Some activists coffee equate this with Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee beans. Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee is Arabica coffee grown in the Blue Mountain in Jamaica and a premium coffee. Among other Arabica coffee, coffee contains caffeine at least.

6. Coffee Lanang

kopi lanang
Coffee lanang not constitute a special type of coffee beans but is as blind to the coffee beans are ground and not a single split like coffee beans in general. As the name implies (lanang is the Javanese language for men), coffee is believed to increase the vitality of youth. Coffee is mostly manufactured in East Java. For coffee lovers, coffee consumption is very suitable lanang because caffeine levels so high that it is not easy to sleep beside the taste of coffee so smooth. Lanang coffee is very suitable to be consumed in an area the air is cold enough temperatures, such as in the District of Kalibaru and Glenmore that rainfall per year, which reached the average – average 10 years so it is quite cool in the region ranges between 22 degrees (minimum) to 34 degrees Celsius Celsius (maximum).

5. Coffee Kintamani

Bali or Kintamani coffee is arabica coffee that tasted soft and sweet. This coffee is produced in Subak Abian system that encourages organic coffee processing and cooperation. This coffee has been certified Geographical Indications from CIRAD (Centre de Cooperation en Recherches pour le Developpement Agronomiques / Cooperation in Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, France) as a unique coffee that comes from Bali.

4. Coffee Sumatra

coffee sumatra
Sumatra coffee consists of various types of coffee that come mostly from Mandailing, Lintong and Gayo. Coffee from this region is usually soft and delicate, slightly sour and flavorful cocoa, tobacco, and soil. In terms of the history of Sumatran coffee is very popular, especially coffee Mandailaing. Mandailaing coffee comes from Arabica coffee beans Hajj yan brought back from Mecca and then planted in Minangkabau when the Dutch colonial period the Dutch government implement the cultivation of coffee in 1847. These efforts led to a coffee plantation expanded from Minangkabau region flows to the north, ice to the area Tapanuli. Lintong coffee is grown in Lintongnihuta and Sidikalang in the southwest of Lake Toba. Aceh Gayo coffee produced around Takengon in Aceh. Because of its unique way of processing coffee gayo softer than Lintong coffee and Mandailing.

3. Coffee Toraja

Toraja coffee is coffee that is largely derived from Tana Toraja around the area Kalosi. Coffee is very famous. Toraja coffee is coffee that has a low acid content and having a heavyweight. Sulawesi Coffee and Sumatra coffee has a distinctive taste similar, such as land and forest flavors. The flavor arises because the affected processing after the coffee beans is picked. Toraja coffee is now patented in Japan and the US by local entrepreneurs so that Toraja coffee sales in both countries have to go through both companies.

2. Coffee Java

Java coffee or “Java” is one type of coffee is influential in the world to the point that “Java” is English slang for coffee. Coffee production in Java began in the 17th century by the Dutch and since that time, Java became one of the largest coffee producers in the world. Java coffee is Arabica coffee kind of unique because Indonesia’s geographical condition. This coffee has a heavy, sweet, soft and supple, slight scent of the forest. Java coffee is part of a mix of the legendary “Mocha Java” which is a mixture of Java and Coffee and Yemen. Today most coffee plantations in Java ruled that continue the tradition PTPN Java coffee is already global.

1. Kopi Luwak

luwak coffee
Discussion about Indonesian coffee would not be complete without Kopi Luwak. Kopi Luwak is the most expensive type of coffee and is one of the most bizarre coffee production. This coffee is the result of the coffee beans are eaten animal Luwak (pictured above) and not digested coffee beans. The digestive system absorbs the extracted sap from Luwak Civet coffee beans and coffee to ferment it have a sense of the exotic, almost syrupy and very gentle with aromas of caramel and cocoa. It does not seem unparalleled. The origins of coffee, according to folklore is unique. When the Dutch occupation era farmers are prohibited tasting coffee beans from plantations they worked. Because you want to try the coffee drinks and then one day they learn that animals eat fruit Luwak coffee and coffee beans dispose of digestion as a whole. The farmers took the coffee beans and boil. Because it feels very exotic civet coffee then spread everywhere

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