26 Sep '12, 2pm

Not Your Average Sumatran: Sumatra Lintong Dolok Sanggul from @VeltonsCoffee Review

Dolok Sanggul is a city within the coffee growing area we refer to as Lintong. Lintong Nihota is the town that has become synonymous with the entire southern part of Lake Toba area most of the coffee from the southern shores are sold as such. Lake Toba defines the landscape of the area, the largest volcanic crater lake in the world, and the result of the largest volcanic event on earth in the last 25 million years! It is huge, and the coffees from the north and eastern shores are quite different from the Lintong coffees. Dolok Sanggul is a local marketplace for coffees; once a week the farmers gather to sell their parchment coffee to trusted vendors, who “collect” it on behalf of specific mills, or as freelancers. The mill our importer work with has certain farmers from higher altitude areas, and who produce a very clean, high-quality parchment coffee sold direct, not trad...

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