Kenya by Intelligentsia Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
92
  • Intelligentsia Coffee

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Kenya

Roast: Medium Review Date: July 2005
Origin: Kenya Price: $13.95/16oz
 

Blind Assessment: The aroma is sweet-toned and intense: cedar, semi-sweet chocolate, raisins. In the cup, dry, spicy berry, grapefruit, Bordeaux-like wine notes. The flavor notes persist in the slightly but pleasantly astringent finish.

Notes: Despite national coffee leadership marred by confusion and accusations of corruption, Kenya cooperatives continue to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. Intelligentsia is a leading Chicago-area roaster with a Keith Haring-style logo, excellent coffee, and a commitment to quality epitomized by the practice of printing roast dates on coffee packaging. Visit www.intelligentsiacoffee.com or call 888-945-9786 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of gently austere, spicily dry red table wines.

AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:51/60


Coffee, more so than wine, is a continually changing product. Recent reviews, whether written by Coffee Review or readers, are most likely to reflect current versions of a given coffee.