WHISKEY BARREL AGED SUMATRA #1006
The Coffee Manhattan
By Bean Box
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- Roasted by Bean Box
- Origin(s): Sumatran
- Tastes: Cherry, Vanilla, Tobacco
- Elevation: 1200-1600 masl
Welcome to happy hour at the coffee bar. The Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sumatra, the latest in our bestselling line of barrel-aged coffees, is available now! A Manhattan in a mug, this coffee mocktail is our boozy take on a classic, earthy Sumatra. To make this pairing, we aged the unroasted beans for 2 weeks in liquor barrels from a local Seattle distillery. The resulting beans contain no alcohol, but you’ll taste the whiskey-inspired flavors in every sip.
Similarly, it’s hard to imagine a classic cocktail menu without a Manhattan. In a world of overly sweet cocktails and trendy mixers, the rye, bitters, and vermouth of a Manhattan stand proudly on their own. Like a Sumatran, a Manhattan stands apart from its sugary colleagues with a deceptively simple, skillfully-crafted balance of flavor.
Sumatra Bener Meriah is a fair-trade/organic lot from the 500 members of the Sara Ate cooperative. The flavors are creamy, super-earthy, but with a soft woodsy chocolate around the edge. This Manhattan coffee pairing combines the grounded nature of the coffee with the lighter notes of a sweeter-toned whiskey. The barrels come from Woodinville Distillery, who age their barrels in the Cascades for two years in the open air, and then char the wood for a deep, nuanced oakiness. The coffee is roasted for us by Seattle Strong, a young, innovative coffee roaster founded in 2017 by students at the University of Washington.
Because of the size of the barrels, we can only make so much of these special-edition coffees. With less than 200 bags available, it’s bound to sell out fast! Reserve your bag of Whiskey Barrel Aged Sumatra, and forget shaking or stirring: the best Manhattans just require brewing.
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