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.

  • Flavour profile

    Lime
    Red apple
    Blackcurrant
    Red currant

  • 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
    7-20 days after roast
    METHOD
    Espresso
    DOSE
    20.5g
    BREW WEIGHT
    40g
    BREW TIME
    26-29 seconds
    TEMPERATURE
    93.5°C
  • Origin
    • Kenya (100%)

      WASHING STATION Rukira
      REGION Nyeri
      PRODUCER Othaya Farmers’ Cooperative Society
      VARIETAL SL38/SL24
      PROCESS Washed
      ALTITUDE 1800masl