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Kenya Gatugi Natural – Stage Line Coffee Roasters

Andrew Pautler

Kenya Gatugi Natural – Stage Line Coffee Roasters

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Kenya Gatugi Natural
  • Roaster
    Stage Line Coffee Roasters
  • Roaster Location
    New Market, Maryland
  • Estimated Price
    $25.85 / 12oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Passion fruit, floral tea, strawberry candy
  • Process
  • Varieties
    SL-34, SL-28
  • Country
  • Region
    Othaya, Nyeri
  • Elevation
    1863 MASL
  • Producer
    Gatugi Mill
  • Roast
  • Review Brew Method
    AeroPress, Flower, Orea
  • Roast Date
    August 15, 2022
  • Review Date
    September 10, 2022

Coffee Scoring

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9 / 10
  • Juicy, fruit and floral profile
  • Strong aromatics

Disclosure: Pull & Pour received coffee samples for this post, however, as always, all opinions are 100% my own.

I’ve had the chance to try a lot of unique and special Kenyan coffee this year. This naturally processed Kenyan from Stage Line has been one of my favorites though.

The experience with this Gatugi Natural began with a strong, richly sweet fragrance of strawberries and florals. The flavor is incredibly juicy with a lovely mix of tropical fruit, sweet berries and jasmine notes. The coffee had some wonderful evolution as it cools becoming a bit more tart with a lovely punch. The coffee’s fruit-toned sweetness is dominate throughout and lingers long into the finish.

The Bottom Line

This naturally processed Kenyan was so unique and delicious. Coffees that are juicy, sweet and wonderfully complex are some of my favorite and this coffee from Stage Line checked all of those boxes and did it with a processing method not commonly found in Kenyan coffees.

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