Lintong Grade #1 TP, Japan Prep.
Mas (Golden Pony)
This coffee is the “Gran Cru” of Indonesia. This extra special Japanese Preparation
coffee is a heavyweight beauty. This coffee has a deep luscious, exotic taste and
a smooth, clean aftertaste. A richness in its flavor that makes the coffee drinker
completely satisfied. The Sumatra coffee has an incomparable, rich and long-lasting
taste with a slight hit of chocolate which shows it advantage with whole milk.
Recommend Roast: Bold/Medium Aroma: Pleasant Flavor:Smooth/ Rich
Appearance: Clean Body: Rich
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The most important coffee producing regions are found on the Islands of Java, Sumatra,
Sulawesi (the former celebes) and Timor. The cultivation of coffee in Indonesia
has a 300 years history; which is closely related to the Dutch colonial rule. The
“Lintong“ and coffee originated from Sumatra which is located in the West end of
the archipelago. This coffee differs substantially in the regional source and the
Lintong coffees are named after region Lintong where they are grown, This region
is in the province North-Sumatra. Both have a distinctive jade-like green color.
In the direct comparison the Lintong is slightly darker partially with a shade of
blue. Normally this coffee is carefully screened and due to this sorting the resulting
roast and cup is more homogeneous than the Mandheling coffee. The Lintong taste
a little bit finer and milder.
After Independence the plantations throughout Indonesia either came under the control
of the new government or were abandoned. Today close to 92% of coffee production
is in the hands of small farmers or cooperatives.
In January 2007, The World Widlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia reported that land was illegally
cleared for coffee farming in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park on Sumatra Island.
The protected park is home to endangered tigers, elephants and rhinos, and WWF predicts
that these species will be extinct in a decade should the clearing and farming continue.
WWF states that the illegal coffee is sold to Western companies such as Nestle and