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Coffee farmers in Kintamani are strongly organized through Subak Abian (SA), a traditional structure of farmer known in the upland areas of Bali. SA plays an important role not only in agricultural activities, but also religious activities. Founded on the Hindu philosophy of "Tri Hita Karana" (the three causes of happiness), a great importance is placed on the relationship of the individual to God, to other people, and to his or her environment. SA democratically establishes its own written rules ("awig-awig") and also works to form village cooperatives such as Klasik Beans Co-op.
The very special cup expresses itself as extra bold with a mellow vivacity. Reminiscent of deep, earthy malt tangled with peanut butter and roasted pecans, the flavor evolves as it cools in the cup, and a hint of pine can be detected. The flavor wheel of this coffee balances the boldness of the cup. Excellent as a single origin espresso!