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Sumatra Megah Bersiri from Thou Mayest

Sumatra Megah Bersiri from Thou Mayest

Roast Rating: 4 stars

Summary

This earthy Sumatran comes to us from Thou Mayest in Kansas City, MO. Herbaceous and smooth it ends with spice.

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Megah Bersiri

Origin: Sumatra   Process: Washed

Roaster: Thou Mayest

Cupping Evaluation

Cupping Details

Sweet and spicy in the nose, this Sumatra delivers a full and round body with earthy and herbaceous notes in the finish. The acidity is largely muted, but yellow pepper and green herbs present well. The sweetness is represented by sweet grilled vegetables and caramel. The lasting impression is earthy and nutty notes intermingled with fresh green herbs.
  • Aroma: 1.5 / 2
  • Body: 1.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 3.5 / 5
  • Acidity: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 3.5 / [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 7 / 10
  • Total: 34.5 / 50

Brewing Evaluation

Brewing Details

Earthy green pepper indicates the Sumatra origin in the nose with light malt adding a sweet presence. This is a full and round bodied coffee with a smoothness that finishes with herbs, chocolate, leather, and cream-like texture. Overall the acidity is low and primarily comes out as yellow pepper and green herbs. Semisweet chocolate, malt, and caramel become more present as the cup cools, and a pleasant cardamom and leather provide balancing bitterness.
  • Aroma: 1.5 / 2
  • Body: 3 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4 / 5
  • Acidity: 2.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 7 / 10
  • Total: 36.5 / 50

Overall Points: 71

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Roaster Profile

Thou Mayest

We believe that conversations and relationships are best shared over great drinks. We love the community that coffee creates and our job is to instigate energy and cultivate creativity through thoughtful care of our craft.

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Categories: Coffee Ratings. Origins: Sumatra. Flavors: Caramel, Green Herb, and Yellow Pepper. Brew Descriptors: Herbaceous, Smooth, and Spicy. Roasters: Thou Mayest.

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