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We found 13 reviews that match your search for September 2011. Coffees are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee. Click on roaster images to visit roaster websites.


95
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $23.00/12 ounces
Bright, pungent, complex. Fresh-cut fir, tartly sweet berry – strawberry, blackberry, cranberry – ripe orange and tomato in aroma and cup. Richly balanced acidity; syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Very sweet, deeply flavor-saturated finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:9
BODY:9
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:54/81

95
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Thika, Kenya. Price: $29.95/12 ounces
Sonorously bright acidity and lush yet delicate aroma and flavor: flowers, orange, nut, fresh-cut fir with a rounding hint of milk chocolate. Silkily smooth mouthfeel. The finish is sweet but crisp, dominated by an orangy chocolate.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:50/68

94
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $22.95/12 ounces
Strikingly distinctive profile: lavender-like flowers, crisp baker’s chocolate, strawberry-like fruit, richly pungent cedar. Crisply balanced acidity; silky, buoyantly lively mouthfeel. Rich, lavender-toned chocolate in the finish.
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:51/75

94
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Kirinyaga, Kenya Price: $17.00/16 ounces
Superb balance and complex, distinctive aromatics. Richly pungent, sweetly tart structure with cocoa-toned berry – blackberry, black currant – and hints of orange and fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Quietly rounded acidity; silky to lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is long, smooth and flavor-saturated.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:47/56

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $16.25/12 ounces
Rose-like flowers hover over a richly tart black currant note – think grapefruit fused with blackberry – in both aroma and cup. Crisp, delicately rich acidity with a hint of bite; silky mouthfeel.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:55/79

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $21.00/12 ounces
Rich, wine-like acidity drives an orangy cedar and night-floral aromatic in aroma and cup. In the cup additional suggestions surface: peach, chocolate. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Tart but deeply rich, fruit-saturated finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:53/72

93
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Thika, Kenya. Price: $15.75/12 ounces
Rich, lush: orange-and-brandy-toned fruit, sweet cocoa, night flowers in aroma and cup. Round, fruit-toned acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is deep and fruit-saturated.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:9
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:50/71

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $22.75/12 ounces
Honey, sweet clover and multi-layered, grapefruit-like citrus in aroma and cup. Brightly tart acidity; light but silky mouthfeel. Suggestions of berry complicate the cup. The finish is rich, with a zesty citrus enveloped by continued honeyish sweetness.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:54/73

92
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $24.99/16 ounces
Delicately complex: almond, orange, peach, a hint of milk chocolate in aroma and cup. Crisp, balanced acidity; smoothly silky mouthfeel. Sweet, flavor-saturated finish with a distinct peach-toned chocolate emerging in the long.
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:52/66

92
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $21.95/16 ounces
Complex layers of fruit in aroma and cup: strawberry, cherry, orange, deepened and complicated by a pungent cedar. Rich, round acidity; soft, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Some flavor carries into a long, resonantly sweet finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:54/64

92
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Thika, Kenya. Price: $15.50/8 ounces
Rich, brandy-like fruit dominates the profile: cherry, blueberry, cocoaish dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Round, fruit-influenced acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor carries richly into the finish, where a very slight over-ripe note emerges as the cup cools.
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:46/63

92
Roast: Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $20.00/12 ounces
Rich, deeply and sweetly expressed acidity dominates, nuanced by suggestions of grapefruit, tart pie cherry, fresh-cut fir and perhaps a rounding hint of table grape. Syrupy mouthfeel. Grapefruity citrus in particular carries into a sweet finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:59/85

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Kenya. Price: $15.75/12 ounces
Gently pungent in aroma and cup: cedar, grapefruit, lemon, with rounding hints of dark chocolate. Round, rich acidity; lively, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor carries deeply into a long, sweet finish.
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:54/75