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Kintamani Coffee Luwak, Coffee With Fruity Taste

Kintamani coffee luwak has been known as one of tasty coffee in the world. This condition makes tourist from around the world would love to visit one of the best kintamani coffee plantation in Bali. The coffee that is planted in Kintamani is Arabica and it can grow easily. The reason is because the Kintamani coffee farm is close to Batur Mountain. The mountain ever exploded in September 1963 to May 1964. The farming was damage, but after years, the volcanic ashes make the soil becomes the best place to grow Kintamani coffee.

Actually, coffee is one of the main crops in Kintamani. Even, Kintamani coffee is one of the three 3 Indonesian coffees that having Unique Geographical Indication Certification. Or, well known as Geographical Indications. Even, Kintamani coffee becomes more popular and liked at Coffee Festival in The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane London. Now, lets do Kintamani coffee tour!
Visiting Kintamani Coffee Farm
For coffee lover, Kintamani Village in Bali is not a new place again. This area has chilly, fresh air and located at the height 900 – 1.200 meters above sea level. Besides having amazing panorama, there, you can see easily Batur Lake and numbers of objects that you don’t want to miss. 

When you come to Kintamani coffee farm, along the road you can see the stretch of coffee trees. It can be said that Kintamani is full of hills and coffee plantation. You can see it as you pass Tampaksiring to Singaraja. There are around 15.000 hectares of Kintamani coffee plantation. 

The green land with picturesque view often be told as the golden trip by foreign tourist. The enchantment of the nature is so spectacular. The hills, the valleys and the lakes are very easy to find along the trip. If you start the journey from Denpasar, it will take within 2 – 3 hours by a car. 

One of village that focus on producting Kintamani coffee is Suka Sukamaju. There are 150 farmers who plant coffee trees by using inter-cropping system to other plants, like orange, cacao, and vegetables. Because it has inter-cropping with orange, the taste of Kintamani coffee has specific taste. It has a sour taste because there is orange aroma, chocolate and sweet.  

The proccess of making Kintamani coffee Bali
For coffee farmer in Kintamani, coffee is not only about taste but also a tradition that must be kept. The people in Kintamani keep the rule tightly and it has been decreased from generation to the generation so that no single farmer dare to break it. Even arabica bean in Kitamani is processed very well to produce high quality of coffee. 

The irrigation system, named as Subak, has a big role to Kintamani Coffee plantation. The people organize subak system and it gives prosperity to the farmers by adjusting Kintamani coffee prices in the market. Moreover, the irrigation system also order all of the farmer to plant the coffee organically. That is mean there is no chemical vertilizer. The other rule that must be obeyed by farmer is that they must harvest only the red Kintamani coffee bean. This rule has goal to keep the quality of the coffee. 

Kintamani Coffee Luwak
With a wide of land, the Kintamani coffee Bali plantation is really a big farming. This condition make the most popular coffee eater, i.e. luwak or paradoxurus hermaphroditus consider this area as a paradise because they can eat the Kintamani coffee bean easily. There are hundreds of luwak that consider this plantation as their home.  

The Kintamani coffee bean which is eaten by luwak remain intact as coffee bean and it will come out with the feces. The farmer often find those feces in the plantation and gather it. Next, they will wash it until clean. After that is drying coffee been and then they will proccess it as coffee powder. This is what farmer say as kopi luwak liar or wild coffee luwak. The coffee luwak prices per 100 gram is US$35.

Travelers, do you have interest to do Kintamani coffee tour? Don’t doubt to visit Kintamani because you will get so many information about Kintamani coffee luwak, the plantation, the processing, and taste the coffee.

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