ESPRESSO
Kenya Rukira, Washed

SINGLE ORIGIN – ESPRESSO

Nyeri country is traditionally known as the heart of Kenya and is home to many interesting and complex coffees. Rukira wet mill was built in 1979 and located between the river Mumwe and river Thuti, which originates from the Aberdare Ranges. This coffee won 1st prize in the EAFCA Taste of Harvest Kenya Chapter.

Lime-like acidity and brown sugar sweetness are the most distinguishable features of this coffee, which also has flavour notes of red apple and red currant in the aftertaste.

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  • Flavour profile

    Lime
    Red apple
    Brown sugar
    Red currant

    Flavour
    Body
    Aroma
  • Quality score

    Coffee beans are judged on a 100-point scoring system that assesses body, balance, uniformity, sweetness, clarity and acidity. Coffee scoring 80+ points is considered specialty coffee.

  • Brew guide
    AGE BEST USED
    14-30 days after roast
    METHOD
    Espresso
    DOSE
    21g
    BREW WEIGHT
    40g
    BREW TIME
    25-26 minutes
    TEMPERATURE
    93°C
  • Origin
    • Kenya (100%)

      WASHING STATION Rukira
      PRODUCERS 
      Othaya Farmers’ Cooperative Society
      REGION Nyeri Country, Central Region
      VARIETAL SL28/SL34 Nyeri Country, Central Region
      PROCESS Washed
      ALTITUDE 1950-2300masl