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Origin Coffee Roasting - Kenya Gakuyuini AA

R 125

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This is yet another sensational AA Kenyan from our friends at Origin Coffee Roasting. Big, bold & bodied, it's a great illustration of why the world loves Kenyan coffee so much.

Its flavours are reminiscent of dark fruit like berries & plums with a wonderful underlying sweetness that we particularly enjoyed in a pour-over. Combined with quite a serious body, we were left with a lingering aftertaste on our palates that reminded us of maple syrup. This coffee also has some delicate characteristics to appreciate, with subtle hints of citrus or even pineapple that show up in certain brews.

Roaster's notes

  • Flavour: Blackberry, Plum, Pineapple
  • Body: Medium, Juicy
  • Roast: Light-Medium
  • Acidity: Winey, Grape/Citrus
  • At its best: Siphon

Coffee details

  • Mill: Gakuyuini Factory
  • Owner: Various smallholders of the Thirikwa Farmers Cooperative society
  • Varietals: SL28, SL34 & some Ruiru11
  • Processing: Fully washed & sun-dried on raised beds
  • Altitude: 1,500 - 1,900 masl
  • Harvest: April-June (main); November-December (fly)
  • Town/City: Between Kerugoya & Kianyaga
  • Region: Kirinyaga East District, Ngiriambu District
  • Country: Kenya