Ndiamini – Kenya – Arcade Coffee Roasters

Andrew Pautler

Ndiamini - Kenya – Arcade Coffee Roasters

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Ndiamini - Kenya
  • Roaster
    Arcade Coffee Roasters
  • Roaster Location
    Riverside, California
  • Estimated Price
    $26 / 12 oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Star fruit, honeysuckle, clementine
  • Process
    Washed
  • Varieties
    SL 28, SL 34, Ruiri 11, Batian
  • Country
    Kenya
  • Region
    Karatina
  • Elevation
    1,600 MASL
  • Producer
    Ndimaini Factory
  • Roast
    Light
  • Review Brew Method
    v60, Flower, AP
  • Roast Date
    March 1, 2021
  • Review Date
    March 13, 2021

Coffee Scoring

9.0
Aroma
8.5 / 10
Body
9 / 10
Flavor
9.5 / 10
Acidity/Brightness
9 / 10
Balance
9 / 10
Sweetness
9.5 / 10
Cleanliness
9 / 10
Aftertaste
9 / 10
Complexity
8.5 / 10
Flexibility
9 / 10
Pros
  • Strong, juicy sweetness
  • Strong, sharp acidity

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

This Kenyan coffee from Arcade Coffee Roasters began with a subtly creamy and sweet citrus fragrance that reminded me of orange and grapefruit. The citrus became quite rich during brewing and came through strongly in the flavor, which reminded me strongly of grapefruit with its sweet tart profile. The acidity was strong, sharp and steady throughout. The body was extremely juicy and fairly full. The sweetness reminded me of starfruit with a burst of sweetness at the front followed by some subtle tartness and extreme juiciness throughout. The finish had a wonderful sparkle with the acidity lingering after every sip.

The Bottom Line

This coffee was an excellent representation of a Kenyan coffee. Its juicy profile and citrus notes were a wonderful execution of the best in Kenyan coffee and the evolution of sweetness and acidity throughout each sip made it an exciting coffee to drink.

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