Kanzu Lot 15

Cantaloupe, Floral, Heavy Cream

Variety: French Mission Bourbon

Processing: Washed

Crop Year: 2017

Origin: Nyamasheke, Rwanda

Producers: Karambi Small-holders

Altitude: 1800-2100m

Rwandan coffee often gets overshadowed by nearby Kenya and Ethiopia, but this is a lot that's sure to stand out! French Mission Bourbon plants growing in rich volcanic soil are a great start, and when you pair them with the Kanzu washing station's obsessive production standards you know you're in for something special. This coffee is remarkably unique, with a flavor profile unlike anything we're used to seeing in African coffees. A sweet cantaloupe note combines with light floral notes to create a sophisticated, almost delicate flavor. This coffee also has a decidedly creamy body, making it simultaneously heavy and light, smooth and airy. It's a truly unique combination, and we can't get enough of it!

Kevin Knight

Madison

Member Since
August '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Awesome!

Light, sweet flavors. Not overly acidic.

01/21/18

Chris Moses

West Roxbury

Member Since
August '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Totally unique

Literally tastes like you poured milk in your coffee. I usually drink my coffee black, but the rich flavor of this coffee is like no other, balanced with a light acidity that rounds out the flavor.

01/22/18

Anonymous

Derby

Member Since
December '17
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

Very different, but good.

I tend to prefer a more caramel-centric flavor, but found this light coffee to be very good.

01/22/18

Sprout

Glendale

Member Since
December '17
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

Good and sweet

This isn't my typical style of coffee, so it wasn't #1 on my personal favorite list, but as a coffee drinker, I can say it's a very good coffee. It's lighter and has lots of sweet notes to it. It also has a little creaminess to it. I would recommend it to friends who like lighter coffees.

01/23/18

Brandon Reese

Thorntown

Member Since
January '18
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Very Tasty

Definitely unique. I'm enjoying it immensely.

01/23/18

Anonymous

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Take me to Africa!!

Every coffee I’ve had from Africa rocks. Keep it comin

01/25/18

Doug

Taos

Member Since
January '18
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

good espresso

This light roast made an exceptionally smooth but at the same time sharp espresso. Was a little "tart" at the end, but delicious.

01/29/18

Anonymous

New York

Member Since
December '16
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Yummm

This is very close to my perfect espresso roast - amazing aroma, light roast so no burned flavor, yet not so light that there is a lot of green acidity. I would stock this one year-round if it was available.

01/30/18

Anonymous

Rapid City

Member Since
January '18

Great to wake up to!

02/02/18

Terri L Wilson

Newport

Member Since
February '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Loved it!

Great flavor. Both the hubs and I thoroughly enjoyed this one!

02/03/18

Anonymous

Los Angeles

Member Since
December '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

a most unusual coffee - juicy beyond - delicious.

02/10/18

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