Kenya Mamuto by Terroir Coffee Review |
  • Terroir Coffee

    Acton, Massachusetts
  • Kenya Mamuto

Roast: Medium Review Date: November 2008
Origin: South-central Kenya. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Flowers, molasses, cocoa, sweet flowering grass in the aroma. Rich, tartly sweet acidity, silky mouthfeel, crisp yet lush flavor: dusk flowers, cocoa, molasses, dried black currant, raisin. Cleanly rich, raisin- and black-currant-saturated finish.

Notes: Despite stresses brought on by social unrest, charges of corruption and a confused transition toward an open market, the famed Kenya coffee auction system and its participating cooperatives continue to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. Terroir is a microroaster selling only elite single-origin coffees, no blends. It specializes in medium roast styles designed to foreground the character of the green coffee. Terroir is the creation of George Howell, one of the world's leading coffee visionaries. Visit or call 866-444-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Another variant on the great Kenya profile, sweet yet pungent in structure, profoundly and originally complex.


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