Brazilian Single Origin Coffee

Rated 4.47 out of 5 based on 17 customer ratings
(17 customer reviews)


Brazilian coffee beans are always deliciously sweet. Let’s face it, the Brazilians know how to grow coffee. Learn more…



The coffee beans from Brazil are always known for their great flavours. Harvesting usually begins between April and September during the dry period and when the temperature is around 15-25 degrees Celsius. The Brazilian climate is perfect for growing coffee trees, with steady tropical temperatures it’s no wonder Brazil has the largest production of coffee beans in the world (contributing to over a third of the entire coffee bean production).

The Icatu beans are a hybrid variety created by crossing arabica and robusta (bourbon) beans and then backcrossing with a Mundo Novo. The Icatu coffee is grown in Minas Gerais, one of the 26 states of Brazil situated in the southern part of the country and it is widely known as the capital of coffee production. Growing very nicely at about 250m up the highlands, the cherries can come in both Yellow and Red (and supposedly Blue but there has been no evidence of this yet). The coffee doesn’t necessarily come from one farm but is more of a “cooperative microlot” initiative, getting the best selection of beans for the roasters.

Brazilian coffee is used in many blends because it is such a stable bean, but try it on its own and you’ll find it’s all you need as you’ll discover some of the most delicious cocoa flavours and a tangy mandarin acidity upfront.

Tasting notes

The Brazilian beans are used as a base coffee bean for most blends as it allows the rich cocoa and malt flavours to come through whilst not overpowering any other flavours in the mix. On its own though, it defines premium quality coffee and you will notice the subtle flavours of maple syrup.

A great All-Rounder coffee means you can drink this in just about any forms of coffee style. Whether it be through and Aeropress, Chemex filter or as an espresso, this origin delivers.

Best for: Espresso
Body: Full
Acidity: Mild
Roast: Medium
Flavours: Maple syrup, Cocoa, and Malt.



Great in
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Black coffees

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17 reviews for Brazilian Single Origin Coffee

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Richard Starr (verified owner)

    My current ‘morning coffee’! I really like this bean, I would have given it 5 stars but my machine doesn’t do it justice, so its probably even better in the right hands…

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    David (verified owner)

    Very rich & malty – they seemed like a dark roast rather than a medium. Best fresh.

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    Tom (verified owner)

    Makes excellent espressos but we also found that it made good lattes.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Michele Allison (verified owner)

    This is now my all time favourite, beautifully rich and full of flavour.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Cameron Stewart (verified owner)

    Goes great with hot water. no, but seriously it’s good.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Retired Dan (verified owner)

    perfect for my favourite drink: latte in breakfast, long black in afternoon and ice black coffee in thirsty day. Also perfect when blend with Colombia single origin 70/30

  7. Rated 5 out of 5


    Beautiful coffee! I’ve been searching for the perfect long black ever since I discovered that my body no longer tolerates milk. This coffee has a nice full taste but isn’t at all bitter.

  8. Rated 3 out of 5

    Andrew (verified owner)

    It’s not the best coffee I’ve ever tasted but it’s decent nonetheless. It’s got a relatively smooth texture with just a hint of bitterness, not so much that it’s unpleasant but just enough to give it a bit of bite.

  9. Rated 3 out of 5

    Scott (verified owner)

    Seemed like a darker roast and had a pleasant taste. Used in an aero press for a long black.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Simon (verified owner)

    You’ll find that most beans bought from this website have a place. This ones is for those mornings when waking up is just that little bit more difficult – for whatever reason. Citrus tones were subtle but the real hit was cocoa and maple; you’ll be ready to face the day in no time.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    functionalrehabconcepts (verified owner)

    nice smooth coffee with great taste

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lynda poulsen (verified owner)

    A beautiful flavor bursting in flavor with no bitterness. The best coffee that I’ve been fortunate to taste. Thank you coffee beans.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Leigh Turvey (verified owner)

    Great all-rounder – tastes great through my filter/press, and in everything from long blacks to piccolos.

  14. Rated 4 out of 5

    Martin Dinneen (verified owner)

    I have enjoyed most coffee from coffee beans delivered, with the nicaraguan and Papuan ones some highlights. This one just didn’t scale the heights of those two, but still presented a pleasing brew. I am no tasting expert, but I seemed to feel like this hit the palate hard, promising some more depth and complexity, but seemed to fade quickly becoming a little bland. Like I said, the coffee was fresh, good quality, but just not my fave – horses for course, I suppose.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Marianne (verified owner)

    Will certainly be ordering again!

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    jennie.pakula (verified owner)

    Delicious and reliable coffee. Yum!

  17. Rated 4 out of 5

    Yuyung Sulianto (verified owner)

    Almost no acid taste in this blend, great for espresso.

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