Dusty Ape - Kenya
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The Kisii Estate in the Kangema District
SL28, SL34 & Ruiru 11
Notes of Blackcurrant & brown sugar
SCA Score = 87
Kenya is well known for its highly organized network of coffee cooperatives. This system produces remarkable consistency in growing methods, milling, and auctioning across a web of about 150,000 growers, the majority of which are small-scale farmers. The topography of high-altitude plateaus in major Kenyan coffee regions combined with acidic soil provides excellent growing conditions for Arabica.
What's a Peaberry? Normally the coffee cherry contains beans that develop with flat facing sides, but sometimes only one of the two seeds is fertilised, and the single seed develops with nothing to flatten it. This oval (or pea-shaped) bean is known as peaberry. Typically around 5% of all coffee beans harvested are of this form.
* This is a 227g bag