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Username Taken wrote: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Duncan wrote: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:32 pm I sat down at a small side stall and had the best hot coffee I have ever had. And only cost 2.5 mr
I much prefer the coffee at dirty little viet style coffee shops in a small glass with sweet milk to the fancy coffee shops with expensive coffee making machines.
Agreed, there is one bugaboo however. While waiting for the coffee to filiter down from the metal container to the glass underneath, you could have your next birthday. Just too damn slow. At home I use Mondulkiri or Ratanakiri ground coffee and pour boiling water through a cloth Cambodian filter (katrang cafe).
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This is an I tersting thread and may I ask

1. Is Cambodia a coffee seed producer like Vietnam and Thailand?

2. If it is, are there any famous Cambodian coffee plantation or famous coffee seeds being grown here?

3. Are Cambodians coffee drinking people or tea? Are thy crazy like Vietnamnese?

I asked the above as I’d love to try out any Cambodian styled or home grown coffee in my next trip here.

Pardon my side tracking a little. Coming from Thailand I can say Thais love coffee too and this market is growing however they are not crazy like Vietnamnese on this. Thais prefer cold coffee with mile sometime there’s so much mike (condensed sweet milk mixed with coffeemate powdered milk) that I wonder if they are drinking sugar and milk or coffee. I like my coffee black and no sugar and preferably brewed in the traditional way like this

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taabarang wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:52 am :asshole:
Username Taken wrote: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Duncan wrote: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:32 pm I sat down at a small side stall and had the best hot coffee I have ever had. And only cost 2.5 mr
I much prefer the coffee at dirty little viet style coffee shops in a small glass with sweet milk to the fancy coffee shops with expensive coffee making machines.
Agreed, there is one bugaboo however. While waiting for the coffee to filiter down from the metal container to the glass underneath, you could have your next birthday. Just too damn slow. At home I use Mondulkiri or Ratanakiri ground coffee and pour boiling water through a cloth Cambodian filter (katrang cafe).
I use one of these.

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The above pictured implement is a katrang cafe. As far as I know only Robusta is grown in Cambodia, not Arabica.
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taabarang wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:04 am The above pictured implement is a katrang cafe. As far as I know only Robusta is grown in Cambodia, not Arabica.
I have heard them (the coffee socks) refered to as 'gafea kranut' which would translate to coffee fabric.
I have heard rumours of Arabica plants up north but not old enough to produce yet. My guess is they would have to be Catimor which is a Cattura x Timor (robusta) hybrid varietal as it would grow at low altitudes as are present in Cambodia.
Nearly all of the coffee grown in Cambodia is processed across the border in Vietnam and farmers have told me that they believe that what they are sent back is a mix of whatever has been processed so it is very difficult to buy from specific farms and even to ensure what you purchase is in fact Cambodian. I have bought farm direct from Memot as it is further from the border but the quality was very poor for the price.
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yong wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:51 am This is an I tersting thread and may I ask

1. Is Cambodia a coffee seed producer like Vietnam and Thailand?

2. If it is, are there any famous Cambodian coffee plantation or famous coffee seeds being grown here?

3. Are Cambodians coffee drinking people or tea? Are thy crazy like Vietnamnese?

I asked the above as I’d love to try out any Cambodian styled or home grown coffee in my next trip here.

Pardon my side tracking a little. Coming from Thailand I can say Thais love coffee too and this market is growing however they are not crazy like Vietnamnese on this. Thais prefer cold coffee with mile sometime there’s so much mike (condensed sweet milk mixed with coffeemate powdered milk) that I wonder if they are drinking sugar and milk or coffee. I like my coffee black and no sugar and preferably brewed in the traditional way like this

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I rarely drink coffee, but when I do, I like rumble fish from espresso in kampot. My work has it in each office
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Jamie_Lambo wrote: Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:25 pm

Wow thanks
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Best Thai coffee

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Re: Best Coffee

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I like mine with fresh milk.
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