Coffee Review-Kenya AA Nyeri Gaturiri by Magpie Coffee Roasters
  • Magpie Coffee Roasters

    Reno, Nevada
  • Kenya AA Nyeri Gaturiri

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2012
Origin: Nyeri growing region, central Kenya. Price: $22.50/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Aromatically diverse and deep: sweet butter, crisply tart berry, hazelnut, cocoa. Richly assertive acidity. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Sweet and deep in the cup; chamomile-like flowers, tart orange and cranberry, apricot. Dry, flavor-saturated finish.

Notes: Grown by the Barichu Farmer's Cooperative Society, this coffee consists entirely of coffee from trees of the much-admired Bourbon-derived hybrid variety SL 28. Magpie Coffee Roasters is a Reno, Nevada-based micro-roaster whose goal is to build community through coffee. Visit or call 775-393-9442 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An aficionado’s Kenya: complexly assertive acidity; rich, dry aromatics and flavor.


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