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Rwanda Kiyego Washing Station from Messenger Coffee

Rwanda Kiyego Washing Station from Messenger Coffee

Roast Rating: 4 stars

Summary

A bright Rwanda with smooth body from Messenger Coffee in Kansas City, MO. Baking spices and heavy sweetness help to balance

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Kiyego Washing Station

Origin: Rwanda   Process: Washed

Roaster: Messenger Coffee

Cupping Evaluation

Cupping Details

Aromas range from apple pie to pipe tobacco. The body is heavy, deep, and rich, with a sweet cinnamon finish. The acidity is deep and rounded, with flavors of pear and passionfruit. Brown sugar and semi-sweet chocolate play with black tea and baking spices to create a pleasant brew.
  • Aroma: 1.5 / 2
  • Body: 2.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4 / 5
  • Acidity: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 3 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 3.5 / [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 7.5 / 10
  • Total: 35.5 / 50

Brewing Evaluation

Brewing Details

The aromas tease the nose, light and floral. Smooth textures like simple sugar syrup give way to a pleasant and clean finish. You can feel a pop of acidity in the cheeks up front, followed quickly by heavy caramelized sweetness and dried fruit. Mellow toasty malt flavors balance the cup and linger in the end.
  • Aroma: 1 / 2
  • Body: 2 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4.5 / 5
  • Acidity: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 8 / 10
  • Total: 38.5 / 50

Overall Points: 74

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Roaster Profile

Messenger Coffee

We are head over heels for developing the nuances in each and every coffee we buy, artfully coaxing out the best characteristics of good coffee crops for you to enjoy. Messenger Coffee is committed to meeting coffee drinkers at every level.

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Categories: Coffee Ratings. Origins: Rwanda. Flavors: Brown Sugar, Passionfruit, Pear, and Semi-sweet Chocolate. Brew Descriptors: Baking Spices, Bright, and Smooth. Roasters: Messenger Coffee.

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