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Dragonfly Coffee Roasters

Kenya Gatomboya AA

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Origin: Nyeri growing region, south-central Kenya

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Review Date: October 2017

Agtron: 56/76

Aroma: 9

Acidity/Structure: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Deeply sweet, richly savory. Lilac, dried black currant, grapefruit zest, tamarind, myrrh in aroma and cup. Balanced in structure, complete; crisply sweet-savory. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweet, high-toned finish leads with lilac and tamarind in the short, while pink grapefruit zest and myrrh ring into the long.

Notes:

Produced from trees of the celebrated SL28 and SL34 varieties of Arabica associated with Kenya’s finest coffees. Wet-processed using meticulous traditional methods at the Gatomboya washing station operated by the Barichu Cooperative Society. Dragonfly Coffee is a Boulder, Colorado-based micro-roaster that produces high-quality coffees and supports worthy causes. Visit www.dragonflycoffeeroasters.com or call 303-579-2154 for more information.

The Bottom Line: Hits all the classic Kenya notes: pungent with deep fruit and florals, supported by a simultaneously bright yet savory structure.