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Clifton Coffee - Kenya: Chania Estate (Natural) - Limited Release

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This coffee is somewhat of a rockstar of the Kenyan specialty world and we’re delighted to welcome it back to our roastery for the 2nd year. It shows incredible depth of flavour with pungent tropical fruit notes, and long strawberry finish. We’ve only managed to get 60 kilos so its not going to hang around long!
This unique varietal is a look back into the past. French Mission is an original Bourbon varietal that was introduced by French Missionaries in the late 1800's. Over 76 centimeters of rain a year, combined with the deep red volcanic soil and temperatures of 22 to 28 degrees Celsius, come together to provide the perfect conditions for this coffee to express its genetic treasures.

The Harries family has been growing coffee for almost a century. The family has donated more than 50 acres of land to the Thika Municipal Council and co-founded the Wabeni Technical Institute that seeks to teach underprivileged children practical skills that can help them make a living.

Altitude: 1525 masl
Farm/Coop: Chania Estate
Great for: Aeropress, Espresso, Filter, With milk
Origin: Africa/Kenya - Central Province, Thika
Process Method: Natural (Dry)
Varietals: French Mission Bourbon

Roasting and delivery information

We roast 5 days a week on our Diedrich IR-12 & CR-25. We roast and rest our EQ & E1 espressos only to a maximum of 10 days so these coffees will arrive ready to use. All other single origins are roasted to order on the next available roast day & sent out within 24 hours.

We recommend a minimum of 10 days rest past roast day on all our espressos and a minimum of 2-5 days rest on all filter coffees.

TO ENSURE SAME DAY ROASTING, ALL ORDERS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11am. ANY ORDERS RECEIVED AFTER 11am WILL BE ROASTED THE FOLLOWING ROAST DAY.

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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.