In the history of the coffee industry, Yemen has the distinction of being not only the first country to brew coffee as a beverage and but also to commercialise it. In fact, the name Moca or Mocca or Mocha coffee is derived from Mokha a seaport from which coffee used to be shipped to other regions of the world. Coffee in Yemen is cultivated at high altitude on terraces carved out of mountain sides. In the fall when the coffee cherries are ripened, they are picked and dried on the rooftops. Yemeni coffees are sun-dried and dry-processed. Ismaili coffee is grown in the central parts of Yemen. It is well balanced and has medium body with lower acidy but fruity. Mocha Matari Coffee is the finest coffee grown in Yemen. Matari coffee exhibit winey acidity and sharper character than a typical Yemeni coffee.
Bright acidity, full body, sweet, Turkish apricot, chocolate, date, rich coffee flavor, complex, caramel, berry, faint spice, rich lasting finish. Roast it anyway you like it's your money, but for our taste we wouldn't roast beyond City roast or risk losing that wonderful aroma and complex character. Yemen is the First country to export Coffee as a commercial crop after migrating Pilgrims brought it from Ethiopia where it had been discovered by a Goat Heard. The supply of Yemeni coffee is slowly shrinking due to aging varietals that are producing diminishing yields, as well as socioeconomic conditions. Conversely however the flavors and thereby cupping scores of many Yemeni coffees we are able to get are improving, causing both demand and cost of these fine coffees to increase. Yemen Mocha Matari Natural Process Arabica raw coffee Bright acidity, full body, sweet, Turkish apricot, chocolate, date, rich coffee flavor, complex, caramel, berry, faint spice, rich lasting finish. Deep rich flavor and complex notes of fruit with a full body to carry all that flavor. Mailing List Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more ….
Coffee from Yemen is very distinct, and cleans the palate with a dry wine-like quality. An aftertaste of chocolate is sometimes noted. It is truly one of the best. The coffee tree was actually discovered across the narrow Red Sea in Ethiopia, but was exported throughout the world from Yemen, which was called Arabia at that time. Arabia is wherefrom the coffee lovers of the world received the beans that transformed into their passion drink. The renowned chocolatey aftertaste of Yemen coffee takes the credit. Yemen mocha port coffee is grown now as it was in ancient times. The trees line terraces attached to dry mountainous terrain.
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