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Kenya Karimikui AA Top from Blueprint Coffee

Kenya Karimikui AA Top from Blueprint Coffee

Roast Rating: 4.5 stars

Summary

This Kenyan coffee by Blueprint Coffee in St. Louis, MO is best described as Tart, Intense & Clean

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Karimikui AA Top

Origin: Kenya   Process: Washed

Roaster: Blueprint Coffee

Cupping Evaluation

Cupping Details

Opening up with bright and sweet notes in the aroma, we get hints of tropical fruit and honey. The body comes across as full, round and quite juicy. Intense in its acidity, we taste tangerine, tomato and tart lime. For sweetness this coffee offers subtle malts and honey, with molasses in its deepest flavors. High on the bright side, the finish is short and clean with some tropical fruit tones.
  • Aroma: 2 / 2
  • Body: 3 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4 / 5
  • Acidity: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 5 / [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 8.5 / 10
  • Total: 44.5 / 50

Brewing Evaluation

Brewing Details

Floral and bright fruit are the first impressions in the nose of the coffee. The body is round, juicy and mostly smooth with hints of dryness. Acidity dominates the flavor experience, coming at you with intense tart fruit tones. The sweetness brings some subtle maltiness and leaves room for very little bitterness in the cup. The finish, while short is tea-like and clean in its linger. In 3 words we say this coffee is Tart, Intense and Clean.
  • Aroma: 1.5 / 2
  • Body: 2.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4 / 5
  • Acidity: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 7.5 / 10
  • Total: 38.5 / 50

Overall Points: 83

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Roaster Profile

Blueprint Coffee

Blueprint Coffee seeks a mutually beneficial relationship loop among our producers, vendors, wholesale partners, and customers. Good coffee must be good from the start, so we dedicate a tremendous amount of time selecting a few coffees that are fresh and exciting.

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Categories: Coffee Ratings. Origins: Kenya. Flavors: Apple, Cane Sugar, Full, Honey, Lime, Malt, Peach, Tangerine, Tomato, and Tropical Fruit. Brew Descriptors: Clean, Intense, and Tart. Roasters: Blueprint Coffee.

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