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East Timor, Watza crackin'? »

[9 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

I tried an East Timor roast last summer and really enjoyed this coffee. Honestly, I’m a roaster and obviously it is hard for me to prioritize my dozen – some origins – This one is an organic and Fair Trade coffee from Ermera , a district in East Timor, half of one of the easternmost coffee growing islands in Indonesia.
Ermera is an area of Timor-Leste (formerly called East Timor) with a long tradition of coffee growing and was the location of the main coffee plantation when Timor …

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[4 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Monsoon winds play a role in the drying process of these unique beans. They can be a challenge to roast because they are less dense…much lighter when they get charged in my roaster. More later.

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[4 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Definitely unique and popular for its funk and earthiness.  Sumatra can be used in blend with other origins.  I have my favorites and can share that with you in another post :)

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[3 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

I tried an East Timor roast last summer and really enjoyed this coffee.  Honestly, I’m a roaster and obvioiusly it is hard for me to prioritize  my dozen – some origins – This one is an organic and Fair Trade coffee from  Ermera , a district in East Timor.
Ermera is an area of Timor-Leste (formerly called East Timor) with a long tradition of coffee growing and was the location of the main coffee plantation when Timor was occupied by the Portuguese. Timor freed itself  from Indonesia in 1999, and the …