Kenya by Intelligentsia Coffee Review |
  • 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 or call 888-945-9786 for more information.

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


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