Kenya

Mugaya

Dried Plum · Orange · Hazelnut

$24.25

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The first sip of Mugaya brings sweet notes of dried plum, balanced with bright and citrus-forward orange.  With rich and delicate hazelnut notes, this Kenyan coffee is ideal for sipping your way through a quiet morning. 

For fans of previous year’s Kenya Kainamui and Kenya Thunguri, coming from the same region, Mugaya encompasses all of the vibrant and full-bodied aspects we love about Kenyan coffee.


Roast Level

  • Coffee Details
    Producers

    Various Smallholder Farmers

    Countries

    Kenya

    Regions

    Kirinyaga County  

    Cultivars

    Ruiru 11 and SL 28

    Years of Purchase

    1st Year

    Process

    Washed

    Elevation

    1,570 Meters

    Harvest

    May- June, November- December

    Tasting Notes

    Dried Plum, Orange, Hazelnut

    Brew Method

    Kalita Wave 

    Brew Recipe

    Coffee: 20 grams
    Water: 300 grams
    Brew Time: 3:00 minutes

  • Story

    Established in 1975, the Mugaya Washing Station is nestled in the lush landscape of Kirinyaga County. This region gets over 40 inches of annual rainfall and is rich with red-volcanic soil composing an exceptional place to grow coffee. Nine hundred twenty-four active cooperative members deliver their coffee cherries to the washing station to process a disc pulper. Nine hundred twenty-four active cooperative members provide coffee cherries to the washing station to process a disc pulper. 

    This region is known for exceptional coffee, with over 40 inches of annual rainfall and red-volcanic soil. Nine hundred twenty-four active cooperative members deliver their coffee cherries to the washing station to process a disc pulper. After removing the coffee cherry skin and pulp, the coffee is washed using the standard wet-processing method. Unique to the Mugaya Washing Station, members have access to educational resources, including farmer training and updated information on sustainable farming.

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