The best among monsooned coffees, Monsooned
Malabar AA, is the product of high quality Arabica cherry A
grade beans subjected to the process of monsooning.
Standing on a sieve standard of 7.25mm, this clean garbled lot
is a cynosure of all eyes for its sheer size, shape and sheen.
And in cup, with a body so smooth and full, a pleasant earthy
flavour, the acidity toned down- a trait known as mellowness,
is any gourmet's delight.
Aspinwall markets its Monsooned Malabar, as Monsooned Malabar
Mellows- a tribute to the striking mellowness trait that has
been the clinching factor for the breed's success.
The colonial cousin
- similar yet distinct, overgrown yet succinct, Monsooned Robusta
AA, is the outcome of the Robusta cherry beans subjected to
monsooning. Though of a pedigree less prominent in the hall
of fame, this specialty coffee has carved an identity of its
own. A touch smaller in size, sticking to a sieve standard of
7.00 mm (screen 18), it is known for its bold and roundish physical
traits. The cup reveals a similar smooth, full bodied
mellowness but is a tinge heavier that gives it a distinctive
Though not of the specialty breed,
the monsooning process also churns out a series of by-products
that is soft on the palate which can make a big difference to
your blends viz. Monsooned Basanally, Monsooned arabica Triage
and Monsooned Robusta Triage. Monsooned Basanally - Outcome of the monsooning of arabica
cherry beans, having a minimum 75% by weight standing on a sieve
with round holes of 6.5mm (between screen Nos. 16 &17), clean
garbled, containing 3% triage. Monsooned Arabica Triage - Collection of triage elements
formed from monsooning arabica cherry beans, 90% by weight standing
on a sieve with round holes of 6.00 mm (screen No. 15), containing
no more than 3% of blacks/ browns and or bits. Monsooned Robusta Triage - Triage particles emanating
from monsooning of robusta cherry, minimum 75% by weight standing
on a sieve with round holes 6.00mm (screen No.15), containing
not more than 3% of blacks/ browns and /or bits.