Kenya Thiriku by Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Kenya Thiriku

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2003
Origin: South-central Kenya. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Relatively light bodied but intensely dry and richly astringent, with an austere pineapple- and grapefruit-toned fruit. The finish, like the cup, is astringent but exhilarating. Director of Coffee Geoff Watts admires this Kenya's "pristine character" and its "dynamic and elegant acidity."

Notes: Intelligentsia is a leading Chicago-area roaster with a Keith Haring-style logo, excellent coffee, and a commitment to quality epitomized by the practice of printing roast dates on coffee packaging. Visit www.intelligentsiacoffee.com or call 888-945-9786 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy dry, austerely challenging white wines.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:6
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:49/44


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