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 pleasant profile of brown sugar, almond, black tea, and a pectin-like, raisin sweetness. Quite versatile in the roaster, most balance is close to Full City. It has decent acidity too, setting it apart from the average Brazil coffee. City+ to Full City+. Single Origin Espresso. Learn More
    $5.95
    /lb
    (or less)

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