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SWP Decaf Kintamani

SWP Decaf Kintamani

country Indonesia
region Batukaang, Kintamani, Bali
farm various
producer CATUR Coffee
altitude 1200-1500 masl.
varietal Kartika
process natural anaerobic • SWP
importer Forward Coffee
notes candied citrus, grape, raisin
profile sweet, sparkly, dense

CATUR Coffee is a collaborative effort to improve the landscape of coffee production in Indonesia. Operated by So So Good Coffee Company and currently six different 'processors' throughout the archipelago, CATUR is utilizing different strains of yeast to derive flavour within the cup. There are four different flavour categories being created throughout the six processing facilities, BUMI, SENJA, PUCUK and KAMALA.

"KAMALA means lotus as well as pale red in Sanskrit, which is a take on what Indonesian coffees could be under experimental yet directed post-harvest techniques. KAMALA offers different arrays of fruity, boozy and out of this world flavours! This is achieved through the use of mostly anaerobic natural technique as well as trial-based inoculants." - Mikael Jasin, Founder

This specific lot comes from the island of Bali and is processed by a group called KARANA GLOBAL, a boutique producer/processor of Indonesian Specialty Coffee. They started as a micro-lot processor on developing quality Arabica and Robusta products, from the coffee plantations of Kintamani and Tabanan, and are now working with and assisting in the operations of these plantations in Kintamani. They train and employ local folks contributing annually to projects centered on community education and environmental impact. Karana Global is one of the local thought leaders in coffee fermentation techniques and an integral member in the growth and development of CATUR Coffee, as they work together, bouncing ideas off one another for further improvements to the product.

Through this collaboration, CATUR and Karana Global have processed 169,000 kg of cherry in the Kintamani area, producing around 30,000 kg of green bean, throughout different profiles. This directly impacted 135 families in the local area.

This is a citrus forward coffee, with refreshing lemon lime flavours defining the initial sips, backed up by grapefruit, marmalade and raspberry. The overall profile reminds us of Sprite, with the complex citrus and overall thirst quenching quality - there's even a sparkling component to the tactile sensation that beautifully compliments the flavours.

ABOUT SWISS WATER

Swiss Water® Process was designed as an alternative to using Methylene Chloride as a decaffeination solvent. SWP are fully committed to quality coffee, and are committed to never using chemicals to remove caffeine. They proudly keep Methylene Chloride and Ethyl Acetate out of the facility and away from your coffee.

Swiss Water® Process — 100% chemical free coffee decaffeination.

Packaging

Biotre 2.0

Biotrē™ 2.0 has outer layers are made from wood pulp and cellulose from wood pulp. In Biotrē™ 2.0 with Natural Kraft paper on the outside, the outer layers make up approximately 60% of the material by weight and have been shown to break down into healthy compost in 12 weeks when tested using conditions from a test method called ASTM D6868. The interior, sealable layer in Biotrē™ 2.0 is made of a plant-based, renewable resource, sugar cane. This is a durable i.e., non-biodegradable, layer made from renewable plant sources. The greenhouse gas CO2 is absorbed and reduced during the plant’s growth.

Biotrē™ takes a comprehensive approach to being environmentally friendly.

  • Waste Reduction – Biotrē™ can reduce the amount of packaging that ends up in long term waste storage like a landfill.
    • Biotrē™ 2.0 – with the outer layers breaking down naturally in a composting environment in a relatively short period of time, packages can be processed in a home compost to convert 60% of material (Biotrē™ 2.0 are not recommended for municipal or industrial composting). The inner layer can be removed from compost if found and disposed of with normal trash. 60% less material goes to the landfill.
  • Climate Change – The plant-based components that go into Biotrē™ (wood pulp, sugar cane, and corn) absorb the greenhouse gas CO2 through natural plant respiration prior to being used to make Biotrē™ packaging. Absorbing and reducing the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere helps stem the tide of global climate change.
  • Natural Resources - Biotrē™ preserves our natural resources by reducing the use of finite fossil fuel and mineral resources and promoting the use of cyclical, sustainable sources. While most barrier packaging is made from almost exclusively petroleum-based plastics or aluminum foil, Biotre® film layers consist of anywhere for 60% to nearly 100% renewable plants.

Schedule

Weekly ordering deadline is Tuesday at 9am. Orders placed before this time are roasted, packaged and shipped by Wednesday. All orders received after this time are subject to shipping the following week depending on overflow.

Our current shipping rates are as follows:

Local Delivery Rates within 2km
$5.00 for orders between $0-$20
$2.50 for orders between $20-$40
FREE for orders over $40

Canadian Shipping (with tracking)
Standard rates for orders between $0-$36
$10 for orders between $36-$75
FREE for orders over $75

US Shipping (with tracking)
Standard rates for orders between $0-$100
FREE for orders over $100

More Info

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No6 Coffee Co. was founded in 2015 with the intention to make a difference in the cup, on the farm, and to inspire community in coffee.

Located in the heart of Nelson, British Columbia, we are a boutique coffee roastery and tasting bar striving to provide a safe place to learn, love and appreciate coffee while engaging with the community.

Relationships

Connection is what drives us. From the customer to the barista, the roaster to the importer and the producer to the farmer, relationships are what motivates us to explore, innovate and move forward. Without a connection throughout this entire supply chain there would be a void, an emptiness, an incomplete circuit.

We focus on working with coffee shop owners willing to work within a single roaster’s diverse offering, importers that work on long term direct relationships with producers, and farmers that work with and care for the land.

All of our coffees are purchased from independent coffee importers that source exceptional specialty coffees directly from small farms, co-ops and respectable coffee traders. Farmers are compensated for their hard work, encouraging them to continuously improve their coffees, facilities and community.

Quality

Good coffee doesn’t come easy. It requires a lot of effort in learning, caring, selecting and processing coffee throughout the entire production cycle. Our job as a roaster is to find these gems and meticulously roast them to best represent the hard work of the producers. Superior quality coffee requires a much higher than fairtrade premium to be paid. In reflection, you’ll notice a variation in prices in all our single origin coffees.

Experience

Our tasting bar is a place to meet, learn and immerse yourself in a proper cup of coffee. An intentional space with an educational approach to discuss where the coffees come from and how to brew a perfect cup. Discover your preferences and match a brewing device to your lifestyle. An opportunity to discover something new and delve into the intricacies of a particular coffee, carefully prepared to engage your senses. A place that allows you to grow and engage, a place to slow down and get to know a little more, in good company.

Resource

We roast and stock shelves weekly. Our coffees range from approachable to exotic. We love to help people find something to suit their taste.

Some of the things you’ll find at our tasting bar:

  • Fresh roasted coffee
  • Brewers - V60, Origami, Chemex, Aeropress, Espro, Flair, Ratio Six
  • Filters - V60, Origami, Chemex, Aeropress, Able
  • Scales - Hario, Timemore
  • Grinders - Timemore, Hario, Eureka, Fellow, Anfim
  • Kettles - Fellow, Timemore, Hario
  • Reusable cups - Kinto, KeepCup, Sttoke, Fellow
  • Drinkware - T+O, Fellow, local pottery

Zero Waste Initiative

Let’s face it, single-use cups suck! They’re not only terrible for the environment but they also bring us down. Baristas find them incredibly unnecessary, and they’d much rather see you come in with a unique handmade mug or inspiring travel mug. When visiting our tasting bar be prepared to have a sit down with your drink or bring a vessel of your choice to carry it away in. We’ve never offered single-use/disposable cups and it’s not likely to change. Consider it our best feature!

Another one of our many great features is our reusable jar program and wholesale bucket system. We sell coffee in bags but we also sell coffee in returnable glass jars for those local environmental enthusiasts and coffee shops that are going to help us change the world. Since the inception of our Zero Waste Initiative, we have saved thousands of coffee bags and single use cups from ending up in a landfill.

Regular price $17.00 USD
Regular price $23.00 USD Sale price $17.00 USD
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