Mokha Java is one of the few blends Zingerman's Coffee Company does that is a little bit of a “light and dark” blend. It combines the light roasted Ethiopian with some darker Indonesian coffees – Sumatra and Papua New Guinea.
The fruitiness and acidity (berries and citrus) of the Ethiopia wonderfully complements the dark roasted Sumatra. The Indonesians bring some thicker body, some smoky bits and also some fruity notes as the beans cool.
The name Mokha Java is a reference to two of the first coffee trading port cities (late 1500s). Java, Indonesia was known for coffee as it was a Dutch colony. The Dutch were one of the first great trading powers. Mokha is on the Red Sea in Yemen and no longer an active port. Yemen still produces coffee although the political climate is currently making it harder to obtain.
Zingerman's Coffee CompanyZingerman's Coffee Company's goal is simple: to source and roast the great coffees of the world. While it sounds simple in some respects, they never underestimate the pleasure of drinking a fine cup of coffee. As is often said, “It’s what’s in the cup that counts.”
The process of creating that simple cup involves a surprisingly intricate journey across the globe. Zingerman's Coffee Company cares about every facet of the journey — from the producers to the customers. They’ll tell you everything they can about their coffees and why customers say, “You Really Can Taste The Difference!™”
Zingerman’s Coffee Company is a wholesale roaster supplying cafes, restaurants and businesses. They also serve coffees at their Coffee Bar located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.