Kenya AB Decaf by Roasters Coffee House Review |
  • Roasters Coffee House

    Hiawatha, Iowa
  • Kenya AB Decaf

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: March 2008
Origin: South-central Kenya. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: The roast dominates the coffee, pleasantly enough. Deeply roasty aroma: toast, cedar, prune- and apricot-toned fruit. In the cup medium in body but surprisingly silky in mouthfeel, simple and roundly roasty with continuing hints of cedar and apricot. Sweet, rich short finish, slightly chalky in the long.

Notes: This coffee was decaffeinated by the "Swiss Water Process" method, which does not involve use of solvents. AB is a grade of Kenya coffee that combines medium-sized beans (A grade) with smaller beans (B grade) and permits somewhat more imperfect beans than the highest AA grade. Roasters Coffee House is a single-location, in-store roasting company that also wholesales its coffees and emphasizes freshness through small-batch roasting. Visit or call 319-393-6001 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Essentially a pleasantly balanced dark roast with nice mouthfeel. Little Kenya character that I could detect.


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