This outstanding, organic Kenya Muiri Estate is uniquely complex. Exceptionally balanced, this light/medium-bodied coffee highlights mild, lemony brightness with notes of sweet tea and plum.
We have always loved coffee from this region, but have needed to remain steadfast in our dedication to our customers to only carry an all-organic coffee line. It is thanks to new, organic farming techniques that the Muiri Estate is able to offer the only organic Kenyan coffee we have seen in the specialty coffee market.
There was a time, years ago, when we were told we may never see an organic offering from this region. Well, here it is, and it's not to be missed!
The Muiri Estate was formed in 1976 and named for an African tree species called Pruners, or “Muiri” in the Kikuyu language. The Estate is well-developed, consisting of more than 150,000 trees, a wet mill, a large dam, storehouses, and cottages for its workers.
Lighter roasts are recommended.
Location: Thika, West District, Kenya
Altitude: 5,020 ft (1,530 m)
Variety: SL28, SL34, K7, Ruiru 11
Drying: Sun dried on raised beds