Filter Coffee: Our lightest roast. Maximum complexity, no roasted aromas. Ideal for all filter preparations.
Light Espresso: Focus is on complexity & aroma. Lively acidity, little roasted aromas. Ideal for all espresso preparations.
Dark Espresso: Focus is on balance & body. Low acidity, classic roast. Ideal for all espresso preparations.
We are happy to ship our Specialty Coffee as whole beans. If you need the coffee ground, please select the appropriate grind (filter, Aeropress, French Press, portafilter, stovetop pot). If your desired grind is not displayed, please write us a comment.
With this coffee from the Gakuyu-Ini Washing Station in Kirinyaga, we herald the arrival of the fresh harvest from Kenya - and are pleased to present this outstanding coffee. An intense and exceptionally clear acid structure is accompanied by floral notes and meets a rich, complex sweetness that is second to none. Combined, this makes for a picture-perfect example of washed-processed coffees from Kenya.
The Gakuyu-Ini Washing Station is run by the Thirikwa Farmers Cooperative Society and is located in the Kirinyaga region of Kenya. Some of the world's most outstanding coffees grow there. The foothills of the extinct volcano Mount Kenya offer almost perfect conditions for growing excellent coffee, thanks to their exceptionally mineral-rich soil and perfect climatic conditions at an altitude of 1700m. Due to the outstanding quality, coffees from the Gakuyu-ini Washing Station regularly score high in cuppings. This is also reflected in the price that the cooperative can pay the farmers: over the last five years, these have been among the highest prices in the region. But this is not the only way in which the Gakuyu-Ini Washing Station demonstrates its intention to be part of future-oriented coffee cultivation. In order to work more sustainably, the water used in processing is recycled and returned to the drinking water cycle.
„Pushing towards a fair, friendly and sustainable hospitality and food industry.“