Kenya Grand Cru by Allegro Coffee Review |
  • Allegro Coffee

    Thornton, Colorado
  • Kenya Grand Cru

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2002
Origin: South-central Kenya Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A Kenya in the grandly classic mode: intense but perfectly balanced, full- bodied, voluptuous with dry red wine and cherry tones, acidy without bitterness. The tactful medium-dark roast rounds the acidity and contributes a slight roasty note.

Notes: Kenya Grand Cru is Allegro's name for its premium Kenya, comprised of lots of Kenya bought directly at the Nairobi coffee auction. Allegro is one of the country's leading and most sophisticated sellers of premium single origin coffees, committed to giving equal value to intrinsic coffee character and to environmental and social issues in its coffee sourcing. Visit or call 800-277-1107 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Anyone who wants to know why Kenya is one of the world's premier coffee origins. The acidity is powerful but sufficiently bathed in a natural sweetness that even more timid palates should enjoy this version of the big Kenya profile.


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