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Rounton Coffee Roasters: Sumatra Lake Takengong

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From Rounton Coffee Roasters:

372 smallholder combine to produce this coffee from Lake Takengon in Aceh, Sumatra.

Expect a big bold coffee with Orange, Nutmeg and Dark Chocolate.

Takengon is a remote town situated in the region of Aceh, deep in the Gayo Highlands of northern Sumatra. It is an area famed for coffee production: the highlands are the largest producing area of Arabica in Indonesia, with a vast area of 84,000 hectares planted in three districts - Aceh Tengah, Bener Meriah and Gayo Lues. It has beautiful scenery, and is known for the lush mountainous terrain that surround small fishing communities around the landmark of Lake Taut Tawar, at around 1100 metres above sea level.

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Altitude: 1,300 - 1,400masl
Farm/Coop: Lake Takengong
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, With milk
Origin: Asia-Pacific/Sumatra - Lampahan, Bener Meriah, Aceh
Process Method: Pulped Natural (semi-washed)
Varietals: Catimor, Timor Hybrid

When do we roast your coffee?

We currently roast to order, all web orders are roasted each TUESDAY and sent out by Royal Mail on the same day.

Delivery prices to United Kingdom


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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.