Coffee Review - Kenya Igutha by Beansmith Coffee
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  • Beansmith Coffee

    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Kenya Igutha

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: February 2013
Origin: Nyeri growing region, south-central Kenya Price: $14.95/12 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Sweet, lyrical, meadowy. Honey, meadow flowers, richly pungent moist pipe tobacco, a hint of toffee in aroma and in cup, where the flowers deepen and sweeten toward an opulent honeysuckle. Delicate but lushly soft acidity; lightly silky mouthfeel. Very rich, honeyish finish with a savory hint.

Notes: Despite grower discontent and urban encroachment on prime coffee lands, Kenya continues to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. Beansmith Coffee is a small-batch roasting company serving the Omaha region that believes that coffee drinkers should know as much as they can about the coffee they drink, and that there is a story behind every cup, one worth exploring. Visit www.beansmith.com or call 866-663-5295 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The cushiony, plush acidity and floral sweetness makes this an accessible and inviting version of the great Kenya profile.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:55/69


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