It all started a couple weeks ago. I started hearing bits and peices of small conversations between baristas. “Have you heard…?” “Did you try the sample of the …” “Can you believe that Austin drank four cups of … from the pour-over station during his shift on Saturday?”
All of this excitement over, what? A complex, high grown, widely sought after coffee from the Sulawesi island of Indonesia. The coveted Sulawesi Toraja Sapan Minanga is grown at 4,300- 6,600 feet on the slopes of the Sesean Mountain range. This Sulawesi is processed using the traditional wet hull method and is reminiscent of an earlier era- the coffee is full bodied, nutty and spicy, all topped off with a subtle earthiness. It is like a really good cup of Sumatra, but cleaner and more vibrant.
Sulawesi Toraja Sapan Minanga $15.98/lb
Availability: Retail, French Press, and Pour-over