Kenya Nyeri Gichathaini
For Charlie, nothing better exemplifies Arabica than a fresh Kenya. This rare single origin, grown within the much-admired Gikanda Farmer Cooperative Society, is his case in point: Its crisp botanicals and bursting sweetness "are like tasting the idea of ripening itself." But while similes are useful, even a wordsmith like our Coffee Buyer is no match for a coffee this transcendent. Ultimately, he confesses, "It's almost too good to describe."