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Thogarihunkal Honey (India)

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  • Producers: Nandan Gowda
  • Region: Chikmagalur
  • Type: 100% Arabica
  • Roast Profile: Filter Roast
  • Altitude: 1220 MASL
  • Process: Honey Sun Dried
  • Varieties:  Chandragiri
  • Flavor Notes: Orange Blossom, Grapefruit, Cola Candy

Sit back, close your eyes and indulge in Thogarihunkal Honey – a work of art will take your taste buds dancing down candy lane. With rich and juicy acidity, each sip of this coffee will bring you a serendipitous encounter with mysterious notes that we are yet unable to name. Overlaying these mysterious expressions is an unmissable aroma of oranges and grapefruit with a splashing dash of cola candy on your palette. Here’s a coffee that will quench your morning thirst, make for an awakening initiation to a lazy Sunday brunch and even light up your Friday evenings before you head out to party. Black is the way we like it with the Chemex brewing the juiciest cup, the Aeropress brewing the sweetest and a V60 displaying a more balanced rendition of this coffee. So, go ahead, indulge!

Process: Only the sweetest cherries – with a brix level above 18 – are selectively handpicked in the honey process. The cherries are then sorted to eliminate fruit that have not completely ripened yet. The fruit are then pulped without using water. Pulping is done such that some of the mucilage is still left over the inner parchment. The first stage of drying involves drying in open sunlight for 3 days. Following this, drying takes place on raised beds in shade to slow down the process and reduce the impact of sunlight. The coffees are finally stored and allowed to rest for 30 days before it is shipped of to the mills.

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The Thogarihunkal Estate Group has been actively involved with the business of growing coffee since 1857. Located amidst the slopes of the Outer Giris in the Chikmagalur district in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka, the group has established itself as one of the pioneers in coffee growing and supply catering to the exceedingly demanding and quality-conscious coffee market.

The estate lies at an altitude of 3500 – 4500 feet above sea level and provides an ideal environment to grow the finest Arabica beans. The area benefits from a record average rainfall of 75 inches in the last hundred years. T.B. Malle Gowda, an enterprising young planter started producing more coffee with the help of the British and he was followed by his son T.B. Nagesh Gowda who through meticulous attention to the coffee growing process has evolved Thogarihunkal Estate to its current elevated standards.

Grind Size

Whole Beans, Turkish, Espresso, Aeropress, Moka Pot, South Indian Filter, Inverted Aeropress, V60 Pourover, Electric Drip Filter, Chemex, French Press, Cold Brew, Channi

Weight

250g, 2x250g

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