Case Coffee Roasters - Kenya Karindudu

Case Coffee Roasters - Kenya Karindudu
8.3

Acidity

8.0 /10

Aftertaste

7.0 /10

Aroma

7.0 /10

Balance

8.0 /10

Body

8.0 /10

Complexity

9.0 /10

Flavor

9.0 /10

Forgiveness

10.0 /10

Sweetness

9.0 /10

Versatility

8.0 /10

Pros

  • Sweet, fruity flavor up-front
  • Nutty and floral undertones
  • Strawberry jam aroma
  • Forgiving

Cons

  • Lacking in typical coffee flavors

This is a very late review, so apologies in advance! In fact, there’s probably not much of a point in publishing it, since the Kenya Karindudu (2016) from Case Coffee Roasters is no longer available.

Oh well, maybe one of you wonderful people will still find this quick review entertaining!

General Notes & Observations

Roast: Medium-Light
Producers: Karindudu Cooperative
Country of Origin: Kenya
Region: Nyeri
Variety: SL-28
Processing method: Washed
Growing altitude: 1700 masl
Aroma: Strawberry jam, maple
Roaster tasting notes: Passion fruit, pineapple, syrupy
Coffee Concierge tasting notes: Pineapple, floral, raspberry, smokey, nutty

Summary

The Kenya Karindudu from Case Coffee Roasters is a bright coffee with a surprisingly thick body and excellent complexity. Raspberry, pineapple, campfire, tootsie roll, and floral notes were brought out across various brew methods.

Favorite brew method: Kalita Wave 185

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