The internet and the coffee community are beautiful things. I recently received a tweet from Mountain Air Roasting out of Asheville, North Carolina.
@SproandDro So I’ve got this coffee I wanna send ya. It’s called Giakanja and it rhymes with…
— MountainAirRoasting (@MtnAirRoasting) February 10, 2015
Shortly after receiving the tweet I received a bag of Kenya Giakanja AA in the mail. Like I said before, the internet is a beautiful thing.
Kenyan coffees tend to have some grapefruit notes to them and the Giakanja was no different. The bloom smelled like the most delicious grapefruit ever! It has a nice light body with a crisp acidity similar to a starfruit that leads into a sweet green grape finish. Pair this up with a nice Silver Super Haze and you should have a fantastic day.