|Roaster Location:||Chia-Yi, Taiwan|
|Coffee Origin:||Kiambu growing region, south-central Kenya|
|Est. Price:||NT $325/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||October 2020|
|Acidity /Structure :||9|
Blind Assessment: Sweetly floral and delicately cocoa-toned. Honeysuckle, cocoa nib, Concord grape, agave, lemon-thyme in aroma and cup. High-toned structure with juicy, confident acidity; buoyant, lively, viscous mouthfeel. Honeysuckle and cocoa nib characterize the sweet finish.
Notes: This coffee tied for the second-highest rating in a cupping of coffees from Kenya for Coffee Review’s October 2020 report. Kakalove Café is a nano-roaster located in the small city of Chia-Yi in Taiwan that strives to procure and roast the finest quality coffee. Visit www.kakalovecafe.com.tw or email [email protected] for more information.
The Bottom Line : A vibrant floral- and cocoa-toned Kenya cup, juicy and sweet, with a particularly appealing mouthfeel.
This review originally appeared in the October, 2020 tasting report: The Joy of Kenya, Classic Coffee-Producing Origin