Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson has been quite the busy figure in the past couple of years or so. He started his own music label, EMP Label Group, in 2015. He followed that up by starting up his own coffee company. That company opened its first-ever brick and mortar outlet just recently in his home town of Jackson, MN. The store features Megadeth memorabilia, music and at least three lines of coffee that are certain to impress coffee connoisseurs and impress Megadeth fans just as much as Ellefson’s work on his band’s records. One of the three lines of coffee currently being offered by Ellefson Coffee Company is known as Kenya Thrash. It is just as powerful as the thrash riffs churned out by Ellefson and his band mates on their records beginning with its aroma. That will be discussed shortly. The drink’s eye-opening taste is just as notable as its equally sense-pleasing aroma. The beans’ sourcing is also of note to the coffee. Coffee connoisseurs and coffee lovers the world over will agree each element plays its own part in the success of this line. All things considered, Kenya Thrash proves to be just as powerful as the music that Ellefson and his band mates produce for the masses.
Ellefson Coffee Company’s Kenya Thrash coffee line is just one of three lines of coffee that the company currently offers coffee connoisseurs coffee lovers across the country right now. There is a lot to like about this powerhouse blend of Arabica and Robusta coffees beginning with its powerful aroma. Right from the moment that one opens the bag, the aroma from the beans instantly hits the senses. The aroma from the beans is so strong that it instantly opens the eyes from said strength. That is not a bad thing, either. Simply put, the strength of the beans’ aroma is right up there with the strongest blend from Folgers, Seattle’s Best and Gevalia. That is just to name a few of the stronger brands. That is likely thanks to the blend of the Arabica and Robusta beans, which create the coffee’s equally powerful punch when brewed. That punch is just as important to note as the punch from its aroma alone.
The punch present by Kenya Thrash’s aroma is powerful in itself. As soon as customers open the bag–which by the way holds the actual unground beans–the beans’ aroma instantly hits the nose and opens the eyes with its strength. It is just one of the punches that makes this line so powerful. The second hit from the coffee’s 1-2 punch comes from the impact of the coffee after it is brewed. Whether one takes it black or with cream and sugar, one can still taste and smell the beans’ output once that first cup is poured. Even the second cup boasts its own aromatic and taste punch. That is a clear testament to just how powerful this caffeine-laced coffee proves to be. Not many coffee companies out there can say their coffees are so strong even with the second cup. Even more important to note is that even those who prefer cream (or flavored creamer) with their coffee will be able to taste the beans’ output. The thing is that even though it still cuts through, it doesn’t overpower the creamer. In fact it creates its own strong balance that impresses just as much as the pure brew. It still is not the last element to note in this line of coffee from the Ellefson Coffee Company. The beans’ sourcing rounds out its most important elements.
The 1-2 punch that Kenya Thrash offers coffee connoisseurs and lovers alike from its aroma and its flavor is key to the enjoyment of this powerhouse, eye-opening line from the Ellefson Coffee Company. It is just part of what makes this line so impressive. Consumers will also be happy to know that the beans used in the coffee are directly sourced from Kenya. The bag however, doesn’t make any note of being fair trade, so one can only hope that the line is in fact a fair trade line. Considering Ellefson’s dedication to bringing consumers only the best, odds are the coffee likely is fair trade and organic no less. Even with that in mind, the fact that the beans were imported directly rather than grown locally adds even more interest to the coffee. Keeping all of this in mind, the beans’ source proves to be just as key to its appeal as its powerhouse aroma and taste. When all three elements are joined together, they make Kenya Thrash a line of coffee that—as long as it is at least fair trade—one that deserves to be in every store and coffee lover’s home in America.
Kenya Thrash is just one of four lines of coffee produced by Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson’s Ellefson Coffee Company. It is also an impressive line of coffee. That is thanks to the 1-2 punch provided to consumers via its powerhouse aroma and taste. The direct sourcing of the coffee’s beans adds even more to its interest. Each element clearly plays its own part in proving the enjoyment of Kenya Thrash. All things considered, they make Kenya Thrash a line of coffee that packs just as much punch as the music crafted by Ellefson and his band mates. They come together to prove this line of coffee one that deserves to be in every store and every coffee lover’s home across America. Kenya Thrash is available now at Ellefson Coffee Company’s brick and mortar store in Jackson, MN and online. More information on Kenya Thrash and other Ellefson Coffee Company lines is available online now along with all of the company’s latest news and more at:
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