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Planet Java Monsooned Malabar AA 100% Arabica Coffee Beans (1kg)

£15.00
Planet Java Monsooned Malabar AA 100% Arabica Coffee Beans (1kg) is available to buy in increments of 1
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Planet Java Indian Monsooned Malabar 100% Arabica Coffee Beans (1kg)

Monsooned Malabar coffee from India is world famous for its' robust body, earthy notes and bitter chocolate flavours, hints of caramel and walnut.

 

Description

About the region:

Indian Monsooned Malabar can easily be described as the country's most interesting coffee by both name and taste. It is a variety of dry procecessing coffee beans; the harvested and processed beans are exposed to the monsoon winds for a period of about three to four months, causing the beans to swell and lose their original acidity, resulting in a sweet and syrupy brew.

The coffee is grown at an altitude of between 1000 and 1400 metres, in a lush region with very heavy rainfall of up to 2500mm per year.

Whole crops of cherry coffee are selected and sun-dried in expansive barbecues. The dried beans are cured and sorted into 'AA' and 'A' grades, after which they are stored in warehouses until the onset of the monsoon season. From June through to September, the selected beans are exposed to moisture-laden monsoon winds in well-ventilated warehouses (12 to 16 weeks time). The monsooning process involves careful handling, repeated spreading, raking and turning around in regular intervals. The beans absorb moisture and get significantly larger, turning a pale golden colour. Further micro-sorting is done to separate fully monsooned beans.

The origins of Monsoon Malabar date back to the times of the British Raj, when, during the months that the beans were transported by sea from India to Europe, the humidity and the sea winds combined to cause the coffee to ripen slightly.

This coffee is unique to the Malabar coast of Karnataka and Kerala and has protected status under the Geographical Indications of Goods Act.

We have then roasted it by hand in our own roastery to ensure that the finished product is as good as it can possibly be. It is then quality checked and then packed by hand in individual resealable bags with a one way valve. When coffee is roasted, it releases carbon dioxide as a by-product. The one-way valve allows the carbon dioxide to escape from the bag (preventing it from splitting) without exposing the coffee beans to oxygen.  

Brew Guide: Your beans should be ground to suit your preferred brewing method. A coarse grind is perfect for a cafetiere, use a medium grind for a drip filter method and a fine grind for an espresso. Try to brew your coffee straight after grinding to get maximum flavour. Once opened, store this pack in a cool dark place out of direct sunlight and keep the bag sealed tight. 

 
  • 1kg resealable bag with one-way valve for freshness
  • 100% Arabica
  • Rich, distinctive flavour
  • Pure AA Monsooned Malabar washed coffee beans
  • VAT exempt & FREE delivery*
  • Hand roasted by our Master Roaster in small batches

Allergen Information - The British Coffee Association has adopted the opinion that the growing, harvesting, transport and manufacturing processes of ground and bean product pose no allergen risk to the consumer.

Monsoon Malabar

 

 



Standard Delivery:
Please allow up to 5 days (Monday-Saturday, excluding public holidays) for deliveries via Royal Mail/Courier. Only available on certain smaller non-fragile items.

Next Business Day Delivery:
Orders must be placed before 4pm. Orders placed after 4pm on a Friday, weekend or Bank Holiday will be processed the next working day. Please note that a signature is required on delivery.

Before 9am, 10am and 12 noon Next Business Day Delivery:
Orders must be placed before 4pm. Orders placed after 4pm on a Friday, weekend or Bank Holiday will be processed the next working day. Please note that a signature is required on delivery.

Saturday Morning Delivery:
Orders must be placed before 4pm. Orders placed after 4pm on a Friday, weekend or Bank Holiday will be processed the next working day. Please note that a signature is required on delivery.

Highlands, Islands & Other Regions:
Delivery rates are calculated based upon the size and value of your order. All deliveries, unless indicated otherwise, are made by courier and are shipped on the fastest available service. The delivery times for these services will vary depending on the region

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