Nyeri, Kenya

Karatina

From $21.50

A stunner from the prized growing region of Nyeri!

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We taste

fruit punch, blood orange, brown sugar

...in this coffee.

It’s been a really good year for coffees from Kenya, and this selection from the Karatina washing station in the prized growing region of Nyeri is no exception.

Fresh off the grind the aromatics are intensely sweet and complex like fruit punch. The beautiful aromatics carry over into the cup as well with a central blood orange like acidity that resonates from hot to cold. Add to this big body and big brown sugar sweetness and you are in for a very tasty, very complete and balanced coffee.

For years the Nyeri region has been known to be the Napa Valley of coffee growing in Kenya. Grab a bag of Karatina and find out why.

Region
Region
Nyeri, Kenya
Flavors
Flavors
fruit punch, blood orange, brown sugar
Process
Process
washed
Aromatics
Aromatics
fruit punch, tropical
Acidity
Acidity
citrus
Sweetness
Sweetness
brown sugar
Producer
Producer
small plot growers
Altitude
Altitude
5249-5577 ft
Varieties
Varieties
SL 28, SL 34, BATIAN, RUIRU

Recommended Preparation

Espresso
In: 17g
Out: 33-35g
Time: 23-25 sec
Kalita
In: 17g
Water: 305g
TDS: 1.37%
Rato: 1:18

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Transparency Information

Green Cost Illustration
Green Cost
$6.25/lb.
Transportation Cost Illustration
Transportation Cost
$0.37/lb.
Production Cost Illustration
Production Cost
$5.74/lb.
Sweet Bloom Cost Illustration
Sweet Bloom Cost
$12.36/lb.

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