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Foundry Coffee Roasters - Gathongo AB, Kenya

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There are big fruit flavours here, cranberries and redcurrants. The coffee is both juicy and creamy and the fruits are perfectly balanced with a delicate, exotic lychee acidity.
The co-op that produces this coffee has around 1300 active members, with each one having around one acre of land. Members pick their coffee and then take it to the Gathongo factory for processing. This coffee has been purchased directly from members of the co-op, rather than through Kenya’s auction system which means a better price for the farmer.

The beans themselves taste fantastic. Kenyans are always really exciting and this one is particularly good. The coffee is so clean and well defined, making it perfectly suited to both filter and espresso brewing methods. In fact, this is the first Kenyan that we feel we can endorse as single origin espresso.

At the moment, we are doing 18.5g into 38g in around 32 seconds. That’s using the Adonis, Compak E10 Master and 18g VST baskets.

Farm/Coop: Mariara FCS, workers co-operative
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter
Origin: Africa/Kenya - Meru, Eastern slopes of Mount Kenya. Nyambene hills, Central Province
Process Method: Washed - and sun-dried on African beds
Varietals: SL28 SL34

When do we roast your coffee?

We roast to order and at least three times per week. We will ship your order on our roasting day as long as it is received by the day before.

Delivery Method

We get the super-fresh beans out to you by Royal Mail 1st class post in especially designed, convenient packaging that fits through your letterbox, so no more trips to the sorting office (who has time for that?!).

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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.