Specialty Espresso Coffee Beans.
Specialty Espresso Coffee Beans.
Specialty Espresso Coffee Beans.

Kenya Twin River Lot 1 Fully Washed - Single Origin Specialty Coffee Beans

Regular price $20.00

Tastes Like:  Blackcurrant Jam, Floral, Peach Sweetness, Oolong Tea Syrupy Finish.

We love this Kenyan coffee it is strong, powerful and intensely-flavoured coffee with sharp acidity, winey, dark cocoa syrup rich finish.

Ideal for many of the slow-brewing methods such as a plunger, drip, stovetop, Aeropress, V60, Kona filter, etc where they will show higher flavours.

However, it will also work very well in espresso extraction or filter brewing where the clean rich cup will provide a long finish.

  • Origin: Kenya
  • Region: Thika District, Twin river
  • Varietal: Arabic AA
  • Altitude: 1,450 MASL
  • Process: Fully washed,
  • Drying: Sun-dried on elevated tables 
  • Tastes Like:  Blackcurrant Jam, Floral, Peach Sweetness, Oolong Tea Syrupy Finish.

Twin Rivers Estate as the name suggests is a farm between two major rivers namely Athi and Thika River both of which act as the source of water for the farm. The farm has been managed by Tropical Farm Management Kenya since early 1980 and is located at the border of Thika and Machakos district in Donyo Sabuk. At an altitude around 1400m a.s.l, it is predominantly an early crop farm, however, renowned for its quality.

All coffees are wet-processed after selective handpicking courtesy to the well-trained workers, thereafter careful pulping is exercised followed by fermentation, soaking, grading and sun-drying resulting in a characteristic cup which is the specialty of Kenyan coffee. The improvement of the quality of the lower grades is a result of thorough hand sorting and milling at farm level, where it is bagged and sent straight to the central auction in Nairobi.

Our specialty (single) coffees are roasted from the highest-quality green coffee beans to their greatest flavor potential. All our specialty coffees are free of defects and have a distinctive character in the cup, with a score of 80 or above when graded according to SCAA Standards.

Once the beans are processed and delivered, our master roaster at 36P spends a considerable amount of time to understand the coffee and develop unique roast profiles.

After trying different profiles and cupping we decide on one profile that brings out the best out of that particular bean.

We roast all our specialty coffees in small batches to maintain freshness and monitor quality.

We develop our espresso roast coffee further in the roaster to increase the caramelisation and body, which suits being prepared on an espresso machine to extract delicious elixir.

Our filter roasted coffee has been less developed in order to retain more of the sparkling acidity that a filtered cup of brew desires.

We are very proud to announce that we’ve partnered with One Tree Planted/@onetreeplanted!

We care deeply about the planet and creating a business that gives back to nature. That’s why we’re thrilled to share that we’re partnering with One Tree Planted/@onetreeplanted to plant a tree for every pack of 36P coffee sold online.

Trees clean our air and water, create habitats for biodiversity, contribute to our health and wellbeing, and create jobs for social impact. We’re honored to have reforestation through One Tree Planted as an integral part of our business model.

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Trees have been chosen that will bring the greatest overall benefit to the region. This includes various types of native trees and companion plants, depending on the specific needs of each section of habitat being restored across Australia.

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