Brazil

Brazil

Frank Sinatra sang, "They grow an awful lot of coffee in Brazil." It is unquestionably true; it's the largest producer of arabica coffee and not a small amount of robusta too. Brazilian coffee is nutty, sweet, low in acidity and develops exceptional bittersweet and chocolate roast tastes. There's a long tradition of roasting Brazil in the United States. Brazil is roasted and sold as a single-origin coffee -- by region, cooperative or Fazenda -- but it is often used in blends for the sake of cost control. Brazil coffees are common in espresso, both in high-end blends and in commercial coffees like Dunkin Donuts. Even the broken fragments of beans and the dust from the dry mills is sold, ending up in some awful coffee product somewhere, most likely instant.

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  • Brazil Minas Gerais - Jose Roberto Canato

    This lot from Canato delivers bold sweetness of unrefined sugars, along with some stone fruits, and tea flavors. Quite versatile in the roaster, most balance is close to Full City. It has nice acidity for a Brazil, golden raisin and black tea elements. City+ to Full City. SO Espresso. Learn More
    $6.15
    /lb
    (or less)

  • Brazil Minas Gerais - Murilo Neiva Junqueira

    Murilo Junqueiras coffee is a fine example of a mild acid Brazil, dark sugar and roasted nut flavors, bodied to weighty mouthfeel, and pleasant cocoa powder finish. Some dried fruit shows up in the cooling cup, dark raisin, and black currant. City+ to Full City+. SO Espresso. Learn More
    $6.25
    /lb
    (or less)

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