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Casa Espresso: Kenya, Gaturiri AA, Washed

Tasting notes: Blackberry, wine gums, juicy

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From Casa Espresso:

Our first Kenya in 4 years, we have been waiting to find a coffee that would match price with quality and this certainly does, with a cupping score of 88.50. In the cup it is sweet and juicy - notes of wine gums, blackberries and a syrupy body.

The Gaturiri factory is a member of the Barichu Cooperative society, along with three other factories, Gatomboya, Karindundu and Karatina. There are around 1100 small producers who deliver cherry to the Gaturiri factory washing station and this amounts to between 500 and 600 tonnes of cherry throughout the harvest season.

Since construction over 50 years ago, the washing station has consistently produced top quality coffee, with management staff put high emphasis on cherry selection, proper washing and soaking and long, slow drying.


For filter methods try 65g per 1000ml water. For espresso try 1:2.25 - 20g in, 45g out
Altitude: 1700-1800 masl
Farm/Coop: Gaturiri AA
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, Black, With milk
Origin: Kenya, Africa
Region: Nyeri, Central Province
Process Method: Washed
Tasting Notes: Blackberry, wine gums, juicy
Varietals: Sl28 & Sl34

Brewing notes

For filter methods try 65g per 1000ml water. For espresso try 1:2.25 - 20g in, 45g out

When do we roast and post your coffee?

We roast on Tuesdays

All single 250g coffee orders will be despatched in letterbox friendly, recyclable packaging, by 1st Class postage. Larger quantities of coffees will be sent 2nd class.

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Initial collection: Casa Espresso - West Yorkshire

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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.