SOT Coffee Roaster

Taiwan Songyue Geisha

4.7
4.7/5

Coffee Type: Single Farm

Region: NA

Roast: Light

Agtron: 82

Taste Descriptors

Aroma 90.0%
Acidity 90.0%
Body 90.0%
Flavor 90.0%
Aftertaste 80.0%
2,640/50 grams

Table of Contents

First Impressions

With an Agtron number of 82, SOT Coffee Roaster’s Taiwan Songyue Geisha is a light roast coffee that allows the sweet notes found in the bean to shine through. Light roast coffees include subtle flavors, a light body, and a crisp acidity.
Coffees similar to Taiwan Songyue Geisha are what is known as Single Farm which essentially is a term used to describe coffee that is produced by one single farmer, mill, or co-operative. By virtue of its origins, it allows the consumer to track down the source of the bean.

Deep Dive

There is no other coffee quite like it. Geisha beans represent the ultimate luxury in coffee. Intricate and floral with notes of citrus blossom, jasmine, and sweet honey, Geisha beans are both luscious and delicate which adds to the list of positives for SOT Coffee Roaster’s Taiwan Songyue Geisha. This rare coffee has an exceptional flavors like the sweet floral, jasmine, honey fragrances, and citrus bloom which you can detect from its aroma alone.
Natural processing also called the dry method is the method involved in SOT Coffee Roaster’s Taiwan Songyue Geisha manufacturing process. It is one of the oldest methods of processing coffee. They are spread out thinly on the trees to dry after they are picked from the coffee trees. Different farms or regions may utilize a variety of drying stations, some using brick patios, others specially designed raised beds as they enable air to circulate around the cherries. In order to prevent microorganisms from growing on the cherries, they are turned regularly. Once the cherries are completely dried out, the skin and dried fruit flesh are removed mechanically from the coffee before it is exported.
Taiwan Songyue Geisha is a well-established brand when it comes to coffee. Their operations are based in Osaka, Japan but they source their coffee beans from Yunlin, Taiwan to produce Taiwan Songyue Geisha. If you want more information regarding the roasters, you can get in with them by contacting them on NA or by visiting their website www.sotcoffee.com.

Closing Thoughts

This product is one of the highest-rated coffees on our list and with good reason. Every nuance of flavor is masterfully done, from the delicate notes to the rich flavors. This blend can be trusted.

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