Quality Report - Kenya Kieni AB Washed

About This Coffee

Kieni Factory is a part of the Mugaga Farmers Cooperative Society, which comprises Kagumo-ini, Gatina, Kieni, Kiamabara, and Gathugu Factories. The Kieni Factory has around 1,000 members who also cultivate tea and bananas.

This coffee is undoubtedly one of the best from Kenya this season. It has an exceptional acidity and an intense fruity aroma. The cherries are hand-picked by local farmers and sent to the Kieni wash, where they undergo sorting and processing. Following this, the cherries are crushed, wet-fermented for 12-16 hours to remove the mucilage, and then washed. After washing, the coffee is dried on raised beds and sent for sorting by size by removing the parchment at the dry mill.

Farm Information

Origin: Kenya
Region: Nyeri
Farm/Coop/Mill: Kieni Factory
Producer: Mugaga Farmers Cooperative Society
Variety: SL28 & SL34
Process: Washed
Altitude: 1750masl
Sourcing Partner:


Quality Report: (88/100)

Roast Level: Light
Aroma(8/10): Black currant, honey 
Sweetness(8/10): Honey-like sweetness
Flavour(8.5/10): Pink grapefruit, rhubarb, white peach, honey
Aftertaste(8.5/10): Medium-length, sweet rhubarb-like finish
Acidity(8.5/10): Medium-high, citric, sparkling acidity
Mouthfeel/Body(8.5/10): Juicy mouthfeel and medium-heavy body
Balance & Overall(8/10): Sparkling acidity and intense sweetness. Full-bodied and refreshing with complex aromas of pink grapefruit, peach and honey

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