The aroma fills my nose with fresh bread. Medium bodied and vibrant, this cup entertains my tongue with notes of toasted cinnamon bread, sassafras, and walnut. It finishes on a rich mahogany note.
Aroma: Fresh bread
Cup: Vibrant, sassafras, toasted cinnamon bread, walnut
About this Coffee
GROWER: Smallholder farmers organized around the Othaya Farmers Co-operative Society Limited (FCS)
REGION: Nyeri County, Kenya
ALTITUDE: 1,400 - 1,800 meters
PROCESS: Fully washed and dried on raised beds
VARIETY: SL28, SL34, and Ruiru 11
HARVEST: April-June October-December
SOIL: Volcanic loam
Kenya Nyeri Othaya Peaberry coffee is sourced from family owned farms organized around the Othaya Farmers Co-operative Society Limited (FCS), in Nyeri County, Kenya, on the eastern slopes of Aberdares mountain ranges. Othaya FCS was established in 1956, has 19 factories (wet mills), and more than 14,000 members. Each factory processes coffee from farmers who generally have half acre plots averaging 250 coffee trees. Othaya FCS also has its own dry mill operation in Gatuyaini.