Myanmar Shan State
Myanmar is a relatively new origin to the specialty coffee community, Arabica Coffee production is centered around the Southern and Northern Shan States, and in Pyin Oo Lwin. The government of Myanmar has historically been pro-coffee production, and jump-started production as means to curb opium poppy planting in the 1980s. In the early 2000’s, the government launched a new program that offered land, financing, and technical support to prospective coffee producers, and coffee production increased as a result.
This lot is from the Southern Shan State, with the average farm falling between 1,300 and 1,600 meters above sea level. Producers deliver their cherry to a central collections depot daily, where their lots are inspected, graded, and sorted before purchasing.
The medium roasted profile develops a sweet cup out of this natural processed coffee and preserves the main flavors from its acidity that gives a winey and ripen fruits kind of smooth and deep acidity, while it develops enough for a nutty and aromatic cup as well.
|Altitude||1.300 - 1,600 ms|
Recommended Brews: Pour Over, French Press, Cold Brew.