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Papua New Guinea Peaberry WP Decaf

Hints of cedar, brown sugar, and anise. Root beer-like sweetness, garden basil finish. City to City+
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  • Process Method No
  • Farm Gate No
Region Oceania
Grade PB
Appearance .4 d/300gr, 17-18 Screen
Roast Recommendations City to City+ achieves the sweetness and bright notes.
Weight 1 LB
Papua New Guinea occupies the Eastern half of the island it shares with the Indonesian province of Irian (no organized coffee production originates from Irian) There can be a huge range of cups from Papua New Guinea, and the so-called Plantation coffees represent the cleaner character of the coffee produced on the island... more like a good Central American than part of the Indonesian profile. The Organic PNG coffees have the more natural, rustic cup character. The plantations are larger farms that have their own coffee processing wet mills, so they are able to control all the variables of production better than the small farm "coffee gardens." Kimel is offered broadly in the US now via the brokerage Royal, and is a solid coffee. But some lots have cupped very "green" and underdeveloped in character, others can be flat and uninteresting. This is the second time the coffee has been available as a water-process decaf lot, and the results are quite favorable. It's a very balanced cup, with good dense body, but also bright floral and fruit hints in the cup. There's a touch of cedar, brown sugar sweet notes, root beer, anise, and a lingering finish that has sweet basil qualities. It's actually quite nuanced for a decaf, and the aftertaste is outstanding.