Originating from Rwanda, Kirkland Signature (Costco)’s Rwandan medium-dark roast with an Agtron reading of 50 contains more oils, sugars, and compounds than light roasts. When coffee is roasted longer, the natural oils of the coffee bean are brought to the surface. This creates a deeper flavor and aroma. Medium-dark roasts have the sweetness and aromas of a light roast with some of the deeper flavors of a dark roast. Fully oxidized, medium-dark roasts have a more robust flavor than lighter roasts. If you like strong flavors or prefer a sweeter cup of joe, this coffee is worth considering.
Rwandan is a well-established brand when it comes to coffee. Their operations are based in Seattle, Washington but they source their coffee beans from Rwanda to produce Rwandan. If you want more information regarding the roasters, you can get in with them by contacting them on NA or by visiting their website www.costco.com.
Sourced from a well-known supplier, this coffee is consistent in quality. The flavors are mild and sweet, but not particularly exciting.