Origin: Myanmar, Shan (exactly here)
Altitude: 1,073 msnm
Varietal: SL34, S795
Producer: Kyaw Sein
Tasting notes: red tea, caramel, fruity
WHY WE LIKE IT
This coffee from Myanmar stands out for its excellent fruity fragrance. It offers a dense body in the mouth reminiscent of red tea, followed by a caramel texture and flavour. It is a balanced coffee, its flavour and body make a perfect combination for both filter and espresso.
We use 20 grams of ground coffee and 320 grams of final water at 93C. We make three pours. The first one of 50 grams, we wait 30 seconds and make two pours of 135 grams in a total time of 3 and a half minutes.
Variables to be taken into account:
- METHOD: V60
- GRINDER: EK43
- WATER: 70 ppm
Ngu Shwe Li Estate, at an elevation of 1073 masl, located near MCG in Pyin Oo Lwin, established one of the first coffee farms in the region in the 1990s. Lwin, established one of the first coffee farms in the region in the 1990s. The farm is about 200 acres in size and produces mainly the SL34 and S795 varieties, but also the S795 variety. SL34 and S795 varieties, which are densely shaded with silver oak, macadamia and oak, macadamia and avocado trees. There is a section of the land where power lines cross the power lines run through the farm, low-growing dragon fruit plants were planted instead of wasting good instead of wasting the good land.
The owner's name is Mr. Kyaw Sein. He is originally from Myin Gyan, on the outskirts of Mandalay. but he came to Pyin Oo Lwin to set up one of the first coffee farms in the region, but he has He is one of the shareholders of the MCG and, together with his son, actively helped in the processing of coffee in the region in 1997. his son, actively helped with coffee processing when MCG started five years ago.
He has three adult children, and his son, Tun Min Than, is the most involved in the coffee business. His daughters work in medicine and the gemstone trade, respectively.
Ngu Shwe Li Estate was an example for other estates not only in the region but also in the country to follow. That is why they obtained a certificate from the World Food Federation in 2014, because the farm was the right standard for other farms in terms of harvesting and processing practices.
VARIETY AND PROCESS
The variety of this coffee is SL34 and S795. The SL34 variety is a typical Kenyan variety and produces a high yielding plant with superb quality. The S795 variety is common from Indonesia and brings syrupy notes to the cup of coffee.