Coffee Reviews

Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co. - Kenya Gachatha

Coffee Origin: Kenya, Iriani, Othaya, Nyeri 

Coffee Species:

Coffee Varietal:
SL-28, SL-34

Coffee Elevation:
1,600 - 1,900 M

Coffee Farm/ Producers
Gachatha Farmer Cooperative

Coffee Roasting Date, Roaster
Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co. - 5/26/2015

Coffee Processing


The beans have the fragrance of red current, apricot, bergamot, candied ginger, blueberry, mandarin orange, starfruit, concord grape, lemon curd, pomegranate wax, whiskey, and coffee blossom

The grounds have the fragrance of wax, sesame seed oil, starfruit, bergamot, tannin, oak, again pear, red current, pin nut, pickled ginger, snow pea, celery seed, muscat, coca powder, gooseberry, brown rice and lavender 

The aroma of this coffee is of black current, concord grape, again pear, candied ginger, walnut, brown rise, Worcestershire sauce, lard, starfruit, and yellow mustard seed

This is a full body coffee that is rough and chewy with a carbonated mouthful that is silky

This is a high acidity coffee that has a sharp vibrancy that hits you hard and quick dissipating to an effervescent like acidity


The flavors of this coffee are of red current, under ripe cherry, starfruit, fresh ginger, pomegranate, walnut, red sea salt, Meyer lemon, chili mango, fresh coffee cherry, delicate hint of soil

As it cools cherry come bitter along with a slight chalky note and a vegetable penance like of snow pea or asparagus 

Back note of mandarin simple syrup and chamomile