Kenya

Kiangoi AA

Released January 19, 2015

Tasting notes

Crisp red fruit, raspberry
Medium bodied with bright acidity

Country: Kenya

Region: Kirinyaga

Altitude: 1600 - 1800m

Varietals: SL28, SL34, K7, and Ruiru 11

Process: Washed

Producer: Rung'eto Farmers Cooperative Society

Map showing location of Kenya Kiangoi AA


What makes up Kenya Kiangoi AA?

Varietals

Ruiru 11 varietal

Released in 1985, Ruiru 11 is a disease resistant varietal developed in Kenya

SL28 varietal

SL28 was developed in 1931 by Scott Laboratories to suit the growing conditions in Kenya. The varietal is known for its exceptional cup quality

SL34 varietal

Developed by Scott Laboratories in Kenya, the SL34 varietal was designed to be high yielding with good cup quality.

The location

Coffee from Kenya

Alongside Ethiopia and Colombia, Kenya is one of the origins we get most excited about at the roastery. It exports some of the most vibrant, bright, and unique coffees in the world.


The Kirinyaga region of Kenya

This region is located east of Nyeri, and has similarly rich volcanic soils and a high percentage of smallholder producers.

Farm processes

Washed process

Machines are used to remove the flesh from the coffee cherry before being fermented in water, washed again, and finally sun dried. This process tends to result in more distinct, cleaner flavours.

5 brew notes from Sample Brew Crew

Coffee delivery: coffee in resealable bag and farm information card

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