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Discovering Sapan: The Unique High Altitude Flavors of Torajan Coffee

Discovering Sapan: The Unique High Altitude Flavors of Torajan Coffee

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Jun 12, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

The Art of Master Roasting Indonesian Coffee

The Art of Master Roasting Indonesian Coffee

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Apr 24, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

Indonesian coffee is perhaps one of the most miscategorized and misunderstood coffee origins out there.

Indonesian Coffee and the Magic of Mountain Farming

Indonesian Coffee and the Magic of Mountain Farming

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Apr 15, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

When it comes to Indonesian coffee, typically people think of Sumatra. Truthfully, it really is a big, beautiful island in Indonesia with more than 50 million inhabitants. And delicious Indonesian coffee has been grown, harvested, roasted and shipped from the world-famous Sumatra region for over a century. In fact, it’s where we get the word ‘java’ from, because Java is one of the islands in the region. And for a time it was considered the best coffee in the world. 

Biodiversity & Better Coffee

Biodiversity & Better Coffee

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Feb 21, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

Like any plant, coffee takes nutrients from the soil, water and rain. In industrial coffee farms, this means row after row of coffee plant, isolated from nature, fertilized, mechanically harvested, etc. It’s sterile, repetitive and the opposite of wild.

The Depths of Utara Dark

The Depths of Utara Dark

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Feb 08, 2024 Charles Rosenberger

There’s no denying the current trend in modern coffee shops: light, pungent, fruit-forward roasts are in fashion. Sometimes, the mere mention of a dark or medium roast will make you seem old school, and not cool.

Embark to Pulu Pulu

Embark to Pulu Pulu

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Dec 12, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Pulu Pulu in North Toraja is a special place for Toraja Mountain Coffee.

Helping You Find Your Coffee Grinder

Helping You Find Your Coffee Grinder

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Dec 05, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Torajan villagers drinking coffee from traditional clay earthenware

Volcanic Soil Vessels

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Sep 27, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Nightfall in Toraja

Nightfall in Toraja

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May 18, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

The remote mountains in Toraja are a sight to behold. To take in emotionally and spiritually. Both day and night.

Mountain-to-Cup Difference

Mountain-to-Cup Difference

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May 18, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

All Toraja Mountain Coffees are wild, naturally grown. Detached from outside influence.

Coffee in jars ready for testing

Approved by a Professional Palate

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Apr 20, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

Low Acid Texture

Low Acid Texture

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Apr 12, 2023 Charles Rosenberger

One of the hallmarks of Toraja Mountain Coffee is what we call a “low acid texture.”