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Kenya Nyeri Ichamama

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Tasting Notes

Kenyan coffees are always juicy and complex coffees.  This coffee fits that mold perfectly.  It has a nice almost orange juice consistency.  I noticed some cinnamon and chocolate, but honestly it was such a complex cup that changed through the temperature spectrum it is hard to define.

About The Farm / Origin

This coffee is from the Ichamama Factory, a washing station near Karima Hill in Nyeri. The station was named after the Ichamama river which flows near enough to the station to be the source of water for processing coffee. Ichamama is one of 19 washing stations that make up the Othaya Farmer's Coopertive Society, a coop-run organization, one of the older ones I might add. Othaya started in the mid-1950s, ballooning from 250 original members to 15,000 strong today. Karima is one of the older of the group, erected in 1964, and currently with nearly 1,000 farmer members (and is one of the most productive of the 19). The station sits at about 1750 meters above sea level, and coffee is grown in the higher altitude areas surrounding it.


Roast Level: City Plus (Medium)
Processing: Washed (Wet Process)
Region: Nyeri
Flavor Notes: Sugar, Citrus Juice, Cinnamon
Certification: Direct Trade
SL-28, SL-34, Ruiru 11
Altitude: Unknown
Grade: AB

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