Papua New Guinea Kimel Estate Peaberry

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Somewhat exotic, moderate acidity and lots of body.  Excellent in darker roasts. Notes of orange, honey, spice and brown sugar.  The beans are fairly small and very dense. Arrival Date:  July 22nd, 2016 Acidity & Brightness: Mild...
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Somewhat exotic, moderate acidity and lots of body.  Excellent in darker roasts. Notes of orange, honey, spice and brown sugar.  The beans are fairly small and very dense.

Arrival Date:  July 22nd, 2016

Acidity & Brightness: Mild acidity, warm and savory

Balance & Finish: On the complex side with a long, dry finish

Body & Texture: Medium body with a lightly silky texture

Flavor Traits:  Orange, honey, spice and brown sugar

Grade:  Peaberry, Strictly High Grown (highest), very dense

Processing:  Fully Washed, hand picked, sun dried

Varieties: Mondo Novo, Blue Mt. Bourbon, Typica, Arusha, Caturra and Catimor

Roasting:  Start with a Full City+ (Medium-Dark).  These dense Indonesian peaberry beans hold up to darker roasting if you prefer.

Recommendation:  For people who enjoy an aromatic, somewhat exotic cup with rich, warm flavor and a hefty body. 

Reminder:  This is raw coffee.  You have to roast it before brewing!

Kimel Estate peaberry comes from the highlands of northeastern Papua New Guinea.  It is grown at elevations in the 4000-5000 foot range in an area with abundant rainfall and rich, well drained volcanic soil.  All these elements combine to produce coffee's favorite growing environment, and set the basis for a very, very good cup.  A lot of PNG coffee is grown on very small farms and has to be transported over very poor infrastructure to the drying and processing mill.  All too often it gets moldy and fermenty during the trip.  Kimel is one of the larger coffee estates and has the advantage of being able to process the coffee right on the farm, effectively by-passing this hazard.  The beans are first rate.  Many coffee experts think a peaberry (the coffee cherry produces only a single seed instead of the normal two) has a more concentrated coffee essence--basically bringing more flavor per bean to the cup.  Being slightly rounded instead of flat on one side, the beans tend to agitate better during roasting, giving you a more uniform roast.  These are high grown beans, meaning they mature slowly, and that causes them to become more dense and generally have lower acidity.

Most peaberry coffees we've had are more subtle than their "normal" versions, but this coffee stands all on its own. It's rich and even bold and will handle darker roasting well if that's your preference. It's got notes of orange, honey and brown sugar making for a very nice and cozy winter cup. It's very balanced and drinkable with moderately low acidity. 

 

Returns Policy

If you are unsatisfied with your green coffee purchase, we will issue you a refund in the form of an in-store credit. Since coffee is a food item, we can't take it back once it leaves our control. We will work closely with you to insure you get the quality you expected at a price that is fair. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. We will faithfully adhere to this policy for every customer, unless that customer is repeatedly abusing it. We withold the right to deny refunds, in rare cases, where a customer is repeatedly ordering coffee and then asking for a refund.

Home Coffee Roasters

The Gene Cafe and Behmor 1600 Plus are covered by a 1 year warranty from the manufacturer. The Fresh Roast SR-300 and SR-500 come with a 1 year warranty on the base unit and a 6 month warranty on the chaff collector, top cap and basket. Since the roasters are UL certified, the manufacturers ask that we refer all warranty issues directly to them. Although we do not directly provide repair service, we'll help you through the process to get your roaster back up and running. Should you return an unused roaster to us, we will refund your purchase minus the original shipping cost. Once you've used your roaster, we really can't take it back.

Other Items

Any item not covered by a manufacturer's warranty is warranted by The Captain's Coffee to meet or exceed your expectations. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason, you may return the item to The Captain's Coffee for a replacement or refund in the form of an in-store credit. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. If applicable, the manufacturer's warranty will supersede this warranty for items sold by The Captain's Coffee.

Shipping

We currently ship to any location in the US with the notable exception that Note that Hawaii Department of Agriculture regulations won't allow us to ship raw coffee to Hawaii.

If you select the "Captain's Special" shipping method, please note that the choice of carrier and delivery method is then entirely at our discretion. For local pick-ups, please allow 24 hours for us to prepare your order before dropping by to pick it up. Shipping weight is calculated in US Pounds.

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