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Quaffee Coffee Bean Box

Quaffee - Brazil Cinco Estrelas

R 125.00

We receive fresh deliveries of these coffee beans several times per week. Please allow up to 2-3 working days after you order for dispatch in case we need to wait for the next delivery.

Brazilian coffee can be boring. There, we said it, but those in the coffee industry may not be so surprised to hear this. Sure, they are the world's largest coffee producer, but most of this is the commodity kind of stuff that we don't like to drink, and even the specialty stuff can be a bit samey. Nevertheless, there are sensational Brazilian coffees out there, and our friends at Quaffee have a knack for sourcing them.

This particular sensational Brazilian tastes a bit like eating a bag of peanuts and raisins. It's got that savoury, heavy-bodied peanut quality, and that lingering honey-like sweetness of dried fruit. Every once in a while, it also throws in a chocolate note just to keep you entertained.

We had particularly delicious results with this coffee in our Hario V60, MoccaMaster and siphon brews, but you probably will enjoy it in other brew methods as well. If you think Brazilian coffees are boring, try this one and change your mind!

Roaster's notes

  • Characteristics: Nuts and sweet vanilla, with a medium mouth feel.
  • Roast used: Medium charge with a gently decreasing ramp rate, until first crack when the flame is reduced allowing for 50 sec development time
  • Quaffee's brews:
    • Espresso: 1:2.1
    • AeroPress: 17.5g:200g
    • Plunger: 38g:600g
    • Pour over / filter: 18g:300g

Coffee details

  • Farm: Fazenda Cinco Estrelas
  • Region: Patrocinio / Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Processing: Natural, dried in sun on patios
  • Crop: 2019/2020
  • Variety: 100% Arabica: Yellow Catuaí
  • Altitude: 1095 masl