A unique Indonesian coffee, these beans are actually transplants from the Jamaican Blue Mountain growing regions. The combination of the JBM trees and the unique Indonesian soil creates a coffee that is somewhere in between. Not as earthy as a Sumatra, and with a lighter body than a Java, it is a clean cup with sweet acidity and a deep, complex flavor. We suggest a City to French roast for this bean, to enhance and maintain the excellent flavor qualities of this bean.
the cracks are very easy to distinguish. first cracks are like the popping of popcorn sound with a little lull then a rice krispies sound signalling the second crack. this border line is where the best flavor characteristics of the bean come out. smooth, rich, low acidity(low brightness). the explanation for such a good tasting coffee at such a reasonable price is that these trees were from the jamaican island, where the famed jamaican blue mountain coffee is. unfortunately the jbm has met the same fate as the kona bean due to deteriorating environmental conditions.”
“just about finished my first 5 lb bag of roasting green png. smooth characteristic, often lacking in all but the most premium coffees, such as kona, which has lost its value to cup since the last few years.