Kenya AA Mathareini by Willoughby's Coffee & Tea Review |
Roast: Medium Review Date: November 2007
Origin: South-central Kenya. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Intense, exuberantly complex aroma: orange, grapefruit, honey, cedar, blackcurrant. In the cup the acidity is intense and sweet, the mouthfeel syrupy, the flavor continuingly complex, dry yet lush: blackcurrant, grapefruit, wine, a hint of milk chocolate. The finish is superb: saturated with grapefruit and chocolate, sweet, rich, long.

Notes: Despite national coffee leadership marred by confusion and apparent corruption, Kenya cooperatives continue to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. AA is the highest grade of Kenya coffee based on bean size. Willoughby's Coffee & Tea is a pioneer specialty coffee roaster recently reinvigorated and refocused on artisan roasting and a very extensive collection of elite single-origin coffees. Visit or call 800-388-8400 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Austerely classic hedonists.


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