African Kitamu by Starbucks Coffee Review |
  • Starbucks Coffee

    Seattle, Washington
  • African Kitamu

Roast: Dark Review Date: January 2007
Origin: East Africa. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A very interesting profile, shallow in depth of sensation but intensely complex within that narrow range. Crisply roasty but lively aroma with sweet apple and floral-toned chocolate notes. Continued roasty in the cup with distinct, sweetly lemony fruit and continued hints of flowers and chocolate.

Notes: Purchased pre-ground in a sealed 12-ounce foil-laminated bag with one-way valve at a Safeway supermarket in northern California; 92 cents per dry ounce. Visit or call 800-782-7282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A dramatic departure from the standard Latin-American profile for supermarket shoppers.


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