Kenya AA – Green
|Review Date:||March 1999|
Blind Assessment: Most panelists found the acidity too dominating here and the rest of the profile too neutral, making for a sort of one-dimensional Kenya cup. "A test-tube Kenya," complained one. "Very bright acidity, but not able to pick out other threads," wrote another. Finally: "Very citrusy. I'll score it high for acidity, but would like to try a darker roast in hopes [that] more depth and sweetness emerge." I found the cup pleasant but underpowered.
Notes: A one-dimensional Kenya cup with very bright acidity. Originally reviewed by a panel as a green coffee. This Kenya AA sample is from an auction lot from a single cooperatively owned Kenya mill.
This review originally appeared in the March, 1999 tasting report: Kenyas and Other East Africas