This Bali Blue Moon is sourced from various small farmers where each producer uses a few acres to cultivate coffee along with citrus trees in the volcanic soils of Mt. Agung's Kintamani highlands. Bali Blue Moon is a Royal is named after the hallmark bluish hue of the bean produced from the wet-hulling process called Giling Basah in the Indonesian language. This processing method starts with a outer skin from the coffee cherries which are left to ferment for up to a day. Then the coffee is washed to remove the rest of the cherry and dried in parchment until the moisture content is reduced to 30% to 35%. Finally the parchment is removed from the bean while in this semi-wet state which gives the beans their unique bluish-green
We typically find that coffees from the Asia/South Pacific growing region are able to withstand a darker roast in order to achieve it's peak flavor. In this carefully roasted coffee, you'll find notes of Raisin, Peat, and Earthy. This is the ideal coffee for a French Press, but tastes amazing on a pour-over as well. Brew at 200-202 degrees to get the best flavor possible.
Variety: Bourbon, Typica, and Catimor
Altitude: 1200 – 1600 masl