Sulawesi Toraja


Sulawesi Toraja - grade 1

Compare this coffee with our other coffees from Sulawesi and Sumatra

shade grown coffee from the Indonesian island previously known as Celebes. This coffee is the “sleeper” on this site, and our personal favorite - an outstanding cup for those who like a clean, full-bodied, aromatic, wild & spicy, highly-complex brew. How’s that for a string of adjectives! You will be able to smell the nuttiness of the freshly-brewed coffee from 100 feet away - no joke - good morning. Equally good for jump-starting your day or washing away the unpleasantries of those rare “bad days” we all have. The Toraja is a cleaner, slightly brighter cup than our other Sulawesi, the Kalossi. Of course, the Kalossi picks up some additional earthy character from the “funky junk” (additional chaff).

Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • Brightness:5
  • Body:5
  • Aroma:5
  • Complexity:5
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:4
  • Spicy:heavy bean
  • Chocolaty:heavy bean
  • Nutty:heavy bean
  • Buttery:-
  • Fruity:-
  • Flowery:-
  • Winey:-
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Your Price $6.50
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by on January 31, 2012

I ordered some Jamaican just to see if it was worth the price, it's not. The Sulawesi is far better. A wonderful cup. The kind of flavor that makes say WOW! Take it off the heat just shy of second crack, or, for an entirely different taste, a few seconds into. But for gosh sakes, don't burn it !

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by on June 9, 2011

This is one of my favorites. I love it roasted at full city. Arlene

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by on March 29, 2010

Tried this at Full City Plus, rested 1 day and it tasted really burnt. Tried again at Full City and let it rest for 3 days. It was perfect, perfect, perfect! Cathy

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by on May 27, 2008

(Editor: could you sign that last post as from "Evan in Lowell, MA"? Thanks.)

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by on May 27, 2008

Roasted at City+ it was very woody/earthy, and I noticed that sweetness and spiceness. I hate to overroast a nice coffee, but I couldn't get enough of this coffee when I roasted it darker (FC+ and up). Even without rest this coffee is nice, though rest really did nice things.

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by on November 30, 2007

I first tried Sulawesi at a Greenberry's Coffee shop in Palm Beach County. It was great, but nothing can beat roasting this stuff yourself. A FULL RICH bean that shines blindingly in the pan as it gets darker and darker...Just roasting it is a pleasure! I never met a cup of Sulawesi I didn't like. Its smooth and robust at the same time and definitely will give you a 'lift'. Maddie

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by on February 3, 2007

I keep going back to this one. Definitely has become my favorite as well. No matter how I roast it, it is good, full-bodied and flavorful. If you haven't tried it, you need to--just once & you'll be hooked!

Right on!! I had those same thoughts when I first tried it ~10 years ago...and it's still one of our favorites.

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by on January 17, 2007

This is our favorite coffee, too. I knew I perfected my roasting/brewing technniques when this one came out as the best I've ever done.

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