Regions and Coffees of Note for Single Origin Coffees in Indonesia: Java
At one point in history, the word “Java” was synonymous with coffee, the way the region of Mocha, Yemen once was. Today, Java’s place in the coffee world might be smaller, but there’s no doubt that its presence as a prime region of coffee growing is not a thing of the past. In fact, many of the world’s most popular blends include coffee from Java, including the ever-famous Mocha Java, which combines two of history’s greatest names in coffee.
Java is also a unique name in the single-origin coffee world because it can be used both as a single-origin coffee in and of itself (Java, after all, is a region; coffee from a single region can easily be considered single-origin) as well as play host to a number of estates that produce Java Arabica coffees. For single-origin purists who enjoy single-estate coffees, Java is prime real estate indeed, including coffees from names such as:
Bean description: Much of the coffee produced in Java carries a few common themes: it is wet processed, mostly cultivated on the east of the Ijen volcano system, and the beans offer produce a strong aftertaste that frequently reminds many coffee drinkers of herbs.