Ep. 814 Kenya Kiriga AA


Lime, gooseberry, blackcurrant

Gooseberries and lime kick off this cup before it swings into the classic blackcurrant finish we've grown to love. There's a delicate liquorice on the end but this is still all about the fruit.

  • Country: Kenya
  • Region: Central Province
  • District: Muranga
  • Constituency: Gatanga
  • Nearest town: Thika
  • Estate: Kiriga
  • Size: 51 hectares
  • Producer: Dr. Brian Gakunga
  • Altitude: 1,550–1,650 m.a.s.l.
  • Varietals: SL28, SL34, Batian
  • Size grading: AA
  • Processing method: Washed
  • GPS coordinates: 1°00'16.5"S 37°01'47.6"E

Further Information

Tasting notes: Lime, gooseberry, blackcurrant.

Cup of Excellence Cupping Scores

  • Clean cup: (1–8): 6
  • Sweetness: (1–8): 6.5
  • Acidity: (1–8): 6.5
  • Mouthfeel: (1–8): 6.5
  • Flavour: (1–8): 6
  • Aftertaste: (1–8): 6
  • Balance: (1–8): 6.5
  • Overall: (1–8): 6
  • Correction:(+36): +36
  • Total (max. 100): 86.5

Roast Information
Medium-dark - push this coffee to the edge of second crack, but not into it and don't slow it down too much.