Java, is also known as Old Brown coffee, or Old Government Java. The coffee is
grown on the old colonial estates on the east end of Java Island in Indonesia.
Java was traditionally used as ballast on sailing ships travelling to Europe in
the 17 & 18 hundreds, where the sea water gave the coffee a distinct flavour. Its mild
acidity, heavy-bodied taste and sweetness is still attained through a
weathering process which can take from 2 to 7 years.
coffee beans which are milled but not yet roasted and are then exposed to the
region’s moist, warm air throughout the rainy season. The ‘monsooning’ process
results in a strengthening of the coffee’s taste, a weakening of the acidity.
flavour of these Arabica coffee beans is truly unique, in spiciness. The musky
complex aromas are matched by the rustic earthy flavour notes. The long finish
and big body makes this coffee especially impressive