The Collector

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Have you ever wondered what award winning coffees from international coffee competitions tasted like?  Have you ever tasted microlots that cupped at 90+ points? Are you looking for rare or unique coffees? We seek out only the best of the best for our Collector coffee subscription.

Features:
  • Coffee subscription billed monthly
  • Our most complex and nuanced beans
  • Smallest lot sizes
  • Most variety
  • Sourced Globally
  • Highest quality, award winning, 90+ points, or otherwise rare/unique coffee
  • Coffees purchased up to 500% over index
  • Lightest roasts ranging from City through City+ with the occasional Full City roast*
  • Free Modest Coffee tin to keep those beans fresh

*We roast our beans to preserve and compliment the flavors of origin. There will always be a bit of variety in our roasts in our continuing attempt to express the best that each bean has to offer.

“How many bags will I need per month?” you might be asking yourself. By our calculations, one person who drinks one cup per day will go through about two bags per month.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Current Coffee

– KENYA – KIAMBU COUNTY –

ABOUT THIS COFFEE
Mehotoro Estate was initially owned was owned by colonial settlers under the name Julietta Company Ltd. In 1967 the estate was purchased by an individual buyer and renamed Mehotoro Farm Ltd.

Mehotoro Estate has approximately 11 hectares under coffee production. It lies in Ruiru constituency in Kiambu County at an altitude of 1564 MASL The soil is deep red volcanic soil. Rainfall is approximately 1000mm per annum falling in a bimodal pattern with two distinct wet seasons.

Farmers selectively hand pick red ripe cherries that are delivered for wet milling the same day. The parchment is then fermented for 12 hours, washed and sun dried slowly on raised platforms where the moisture content is reduced to 10-12%. Dry parchment is then milled by Sasini millers and bagged for sale.

SPECS:

GEOGRAPHY
Region: Ruiru constituency in Kiambu County
Altitude: 1500 MASL
Harvest: October – December

PRODUCER
Cooperative

VARIETY
SL 28 , SL 34, Ruiru 11, Batian

PROCESSING
Washed

NOTES:
FLAVOR Cherry Tomato, Citrus, Dark Fruit, Grain
BODY Medium
ACIDITY Bright

ROAST LEVEL
Light – City

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