Region: Nyeri, Kenya Producers: Thiriku Coffee Growers Cooperative Processing: Washed Variety: SL-28 Tasting notes: Peach, Caramel, Black Tea, Buttery
Every year, coffee fanatics eagerly anticipate the arrival of fresh coffees from Kenya, and this time around is no different. Thiriku is a very special washing station, one that has consistently produced some of the best tasting lots in the country, and also provides their farmers with the highest wages in the nation. Sparrows partner Trabocca Coffee has invested much effort into the agronomy, processing, and financial stability of the co-op, with the goal of maintaining the impressive quality and maximizing wages for its growers.
In the cup, this coffee is a real adventure. Tropical & citrus notes jump out at first, then fade into rich caramel sweetness and a buttery mouthfeel, finishing with delicate notes of black tea and tamarind. Coffees this special never last long, so get yourself a bag while you can!