Padang Pasaman Coffee
West Sumatra, Indonesia
“A day without coffee is like something without something”
Indonesia is one of the biggest coffee producers in the world. Even every area in this country has its own typical coffee. One of them is Padang Pasaman Coffee, a typical coffee from the area of West Sumatra. Padang Pasaman planted on the highland of around 800 – 1000 meters above sea level in Talamau mountain, West Pasaman, West Sumatra. Washed method of this coffee use wet-hulled method. Giling Basah translated as wet-hulled is a processing method predominantly used in Indonesia. The hull and husk are removed at a greater moisture level and it requires a special machine strong enough to handle this type of processing. This method is utilized in very humid environments.
Taste and Aroma :
Padang Pasaman coffee is special for many reasons. Apart from its history, the coffee is famous because of its great taste and aroma. The notes of this coffee are fruity for the sweet aftertaste, there is red berries taste. The acidity of this coffee is not so high as Gayo coffee, so this coffee is good for you if you don’t like acid coffee.