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Timor Leste | Smooth Apple

Timor Leste | Smooth Apple

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Introducing Lost Sheep Coffee's: Timor Leste Tau - Rema

Discover the breathtaking island of Timor-Leste, located in South-East Asia and just 1,000 miles east of Bali. Indulge in the smooth, apple and raisin tasting notes of this exceptional coffee, with a cup score of 85. Whether you prefer a filter or a rich espresso, this coffee will not disappoint! Roasted to a medium roast profile.


Origin: Timor Leste

Region: Letefoho

Altitude: 1950 MASL


Varietal: Typica & Timor Hybrid

Process: Fully Washed

Cupping Notes : Expect smooth, apple & raisin - perfect for filter

Cup Score : 85


This coffee tastes great brewed with a Clever Dripper! 

  1. Grind 18g medium grind coffee
  2. Rinse filter paper in clever dripper, making the paper stick to the sides
  3. Pour in 300ml of just of the boil water directly on the filter
  4. Top the water with you coffee and stir in
  5. Leave to brew for 2:30 minutes, stir again and place on your carafe or mug to decant 
  6. Total brew time should be around 3-3:30 minutes 


Situated in South-East Asia, approximately 1,000 miles east of Bali, lies the tropical island of Timor-Leste. With its lush green mountains and crystal-clear blue waters, this may look like an idyllic paradise, but the reality is that this small country holds a troubled and complicated history. Timor-Leste holds the unenviable accolade of being one of the few countries in the world to have been both colonised and annexed; colonised by Portugal from 1600s to 1975 and annexed by Indonesia from 1975 to 1999. Having finally gained independence for a second time in 2002, Timor-Leste is now the world’s second youngest nation state and trying hard to find its voice in the geo-political world of the 21st century after centuries of subjugation.

Coffee was first introduced to the island by the Portuguese and by the 1900’s was the country’s leading export, however the industry suffered greatly during the years of Indonesian annexation when the sector was largely ignored. Fast forward to the present day and you will see that the coffee farmers of Timor-Leste are working hard to collectively carve out a place for Timorese coffee in the global speciality coffee market, in addition to replenishing and rehabilitating their coffee forests which were so overlooked during the struggle for independence during the latter part of the twentieth century. 

We roast all of our coffee beans in small batches - we want to make sure you get the best beans for your brew. This means we're roasting Monday to Friday so your caffeine delivery will contain coffee that is freshly roasted and ready to enjoy! 

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