Coffee Review - Kenya Kiandu by Gimme Coffee
  • Gimme! Coffee

    Ithaca, New York
  • Kenya Kiandu

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2011
Origin: Nyeri County, Central Highlands, Kenya. Price: $23.00/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Bright, pungent, complex. Fresh-cut fir, tartly sweet berry – strawberry, blackberry, cranberry – ripe orange and tomato in aroma and cup. Richly balanced acidity; syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Very sweet, deeply flavor-saturated finish.

Notes: Produced entirely from trees of the admired, Bourbon-derived SL28 and SL34 varieties of Arabica. The renowned Kiandu mill draws coffee from over 1,100 farmers from five different villages. Gimme! Coffee is a small-batch roaster with four espresso bars and an irreverent but passionate vision of coffee. Visit or call 877-446-6325 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A distinctive and intense yet balanced expression of the pungent/sweet fruit-toned Kenya character.


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