Coffee Review - Kenya Igandene by Java Blend Coffee
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  • Java Blend Coffee Roasters

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Kenya Igandene

Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2011
Origin: South-central Kenya. Price: CAD $16.40/16 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Bright but balanced. Tart coffee fruit reads as a crisp-toned but lavish layering of cherry, orange and lemon suggestions with an anchoring hint of fresh-cut fir. Intense but sweet-toned acidity; lightly silky mouthfeel. Sweet, rich short finish; a very slight hint of astringency in the long.

Notes: Despite grower discontent and sporadic social disorder, Kenya continues to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. Java Blend Coffee Roasters is a small batch roasting company owned and operated by the same family since 1938. It custom-roasts and delivers coffee within two days of ordering throughout most of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Visit www.javablendcoffee.com or call 877-596-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A big, bright, sweetly acidy style Kenya for lovers of classic medium-roasted breakfast cups.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:9
BODY:7
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:52/59


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