In the Aceh region there are traditional drinks that are typical for you to try and enjoy. One such drink is Gayo coffee. What is Gayo Coffee? How does the aroma smell?
Gayo Coffee is one type of coffee produced from coffee plantations in the Gayo highlands, Aceh. There are two varieties of coffee that are widely developed by the community, including Arabica coffee and Robusta coffee. Different from other types of coffee in Indonesia, this type of coffee has a very distinctive taste and aroma, so it is much loved by coffee connoisseurs. Gayo Coffee is one type of coffee that is famous in Indonesia, even the quality has been recognized by the world.
The Uniqueness and Privileges of Gayo Coffee
One of the unique and special features of Gayo Coffee lies in its taste and aroma. Gayo coffee has a variety of flavors, because the location of the soil, water content, and soil conditions in the Gayo highlands tend to vary. Although different, it does not mean that the quality is also different, it’s just that the taste is more varied so that it enriches the taste of Kopi Gayo more. In addition, Gayo Coffee also has a very distinctive aroma and different from other coffee scents. This is what makes Gayo Coffee more superior than other types of coffee.
Gayo Coffee Processing Process
The processing of Gayo Coffee is always carried out carefully and with perseverance to produce the best quality coffee, from the selection process to the marketing process. At the time of harvest, not all coffee fruits are picked, because what is chosen is the coffee fruit that is ripe only, namely the coffee fruit that is red. After finishing picking then proceed with the pen process using a special machine. Then after that the fermentation process is carried out.
In this fermentation process, the coffee beans are washed with really clean water. After washing is then dried in the sun. This drying process must also be careful because drying should not touch the ground. After that, it is continued with the hulling process and produces coffee that is peeled off the skin of his nails. Then dried again and carried out the greader process or selection of seeds based on quality. Then the coffee is ready to sell.
Taste of Gayo Coffee
In addition to the varied tastes, Gayo Coffee also has a mild taste and not too bitter like other coffees. It even tastes a little savory so it gives a distinctive taste to this Gayo Coffee. The combination of a unique taste and fragrant aroma certainly makes this Gayo Coffee more complete. In addition, Gayo Coffee is also low in caffeine so it is still safe for consumption.
Gayo Coffee Shop
Gayo Coffee is one of Aceh’s most well-known products, not only in Indonesia, but also abroad. So for those of you who are outside Aceh, can look for it in large stores in your city. But if you are visiting or traveling to Aceh, it is incomplete if you have not enjoyed this coffee in its original place. In Aceh, this coffee is not only sold in shops, but there are also many coffee shops that provide this drink. Besides being easier, of course you can also directly enjoy the right and delicious coffee concoction from the people there.
Hopefully the information we have provided is very helpful and useful to increase your knowledge of traditional culinary in Indonesia. To add to your experience, have you ever tried to enjoy a beautiful vacation in Aceh? Come on, prepare your holiday plan well.