This week, the full April team joined together at the roastery to present our latest monthly Subscription release. Our subscription members receive between 1 to 5 bags of coffee every month, and we're committed to providing them with not only the highest quality roasted coffee but also offering access to our roasting specifications and an approach towards brewing.
This month, we sent our members our latest Kenyan release, Gatamboya AA. This is the second year that we're able to work with this phenomenal AA selection from Karatina town, near the base of the impressive Mount Kenya. There are many excellent characteristics of this coffee, however, it is most commonly regarded for its distinct flavour intensity and consistently recurring berry notes. The local Gatomboya stream helps process this excellent washed coffee, with all traces of mucilage removed in the clean stream of fresh water. The cherries, collected from over 600 members of the
Barichu Farmers Cooperative, are delivered to the Gatomboya Factory to be sorted by maturity and quality grouping before pulping and washing. The coffee receives between 24 and 48 hours of fermentation, dependant on density, before drying on raised beds for and average duration of 10 days. We're really excited to be working with this coffee for the second year running. It's an incredible AA selection, and as our third Kenyan release this year it's keeping our summer fresh and fruity. You can expect to find notes of intense berries, pleasant florals as well as a distinct finish of black currant. We select different coffee every month to feature for our subscribers, watch this week's video to learn more about the kind of information we're providing every month.