Cupping Room Collection | Myanmar Hta Min PaungRegular price $ 17.00
This Myanmar microlot is produced by 18 farmers in the Hta Min Paung village, most of whom own less than a hectare of land. The majority of the farmers are women (there are only two men in the group), and the group uses much of its profits for the development of the village, including an ongoing project to build a monastery. The community’s five pagodas stand prominently overlooking the drying beds. More ...
CUPPING ROOM NOTES: I was first introduced to Myanmar coffees at the 2016 SCA expo in Seattle. I was immediately intrigued by this emerging coffee producing source, and felt a close personal connection to this coffee as three of my co-workers were born and raised in Myanmar. When I tasted this year’s crop from Min Paung Village, I was impressed with the explosion of lush fruit notes in this coffee produced by a small village & community of coffee growers.
~Stefano Bizzarri, Assistant Roaster
REGION: Southern Shan State
PRODUCER: Hta Min Paung Village
VARIETALS: 80% Catuai
ALTITUDE: 1229 MASL
FIRST CROP: 2016
TASTING NOTES: Ripe Peach | Strawberry | Cinnamon | Lingering Finish
RECOMMENDED BREW METHODS: Chemex | French Press | Hario v60
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