This East Timor coffee comes from two villages, Lauana and Eraulu. Each has a farmer’s cooperative, and together represent approximately 100 small farms. This coffee is a washed, wet process coffee, which accentuates the sweet and fruity characteristics of the bean. producing a sweet and fruited cup. Timor coffee is actually an unusual hybrid of arabica and robusta. It possesses the disease resistance of its robusta ancestor, an important feature in the present days of rampant coffee rust, whike having flavors more like arabica.
First impressions of this lot—fruity, sweet, and clean.