31 Dec '13, 10pm

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Kenya has a reputation of producing some of the finest and most complex coffees in the world. Victrola’s peaberry from Nyeri lives up to that reputation. This particular lot comes to us from the Othaya Cooperative in Nyeri County. Othaya operates 18 coffee factories, or wet mills, one of which is the Gura Mill located on the banks of the fast flowing Gura River and processes the Kenya you see here. Numerous highly-skilled, small scale coffee farmers grow in the rich volcanic soil of the Aberdare mountain range and bring their harvest to the mill to be processed. One of the key stages of production, pictured here, is immediately sorting the coffee cherries and selecting only the bright red ripe cherries to be pulped and processed. Quality controls, such as this one, are one of the reasons we are continually impressed with Kenyan coffees. While we are assured the each mill w...

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