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Kenya – Wamuguma – Ritho Coop

January 18, 2010

Our new Kenyan is now available and ready to purchase.  This is an upgrade on our preview Kenyan Giathuga Nyeri; however you will notice a similar thick/syrupy body that you loved in our last offering.

Fully washed blend of SL28/SL34.  Aromas of chocolate raisins with a syrupy mouth feel,mild pink grapefruit acidity and clean flavors of brown sugar/graham cracker.

Cupping Score 91.0

  • Region:  Thika
  • Varietal: SL28 / SL 34
  • Processing: Fully Washed / Sun Dried
  • Altitude: 5280 feet
  • Roast Profile: Agtron 42
  • Harvesting Season: January – March

Wamuguma is one of two washing stations associated with the Ritho Coop in the Thika region of Kenya. This Coop is located on the slopes of the Aberdare Mountains, which form the eastern border of the Great Rift Valley.

The Coop has a membership of approximately 2,000 farmers, and half of the members deliver cherry to the Wamuguma washing station.