Coffee Description

Packed full of sparkly pomegranate acidity, this coffee tastes like creamy strawberries and continues through to a lingering guava-like finish.

Medium Roast

Roast Level from the Roaster

Medium

Light Medium Roast

Roast Level according to Crema

Light/Medium

Variety

Other

Process

Natural

Elevation

1150m

Region

Cerrado, Minas Gerais

About Rio Brilhante Café de Origem of Brazil

Several natural springs feed the crystal clear river that brings life to to crops of Rio Brilhante de Origem. Inácio Carlos Urban purchased his first property in the Minas Gerais region of Brazil in the 1980s with the intent to do large scale agriculture with excellence. Now with more than 1,600 hectares (about 4,000 acres) in 2 farms, Inácio and his sons are producing truly exceptional coffees which are repeatedly taking home awards in multiple categories.




Cerrado, Minas Gerais



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Our coffee expert Michael McIntyre Licensed Q Grader, Green Coffee Importer, Cupping Judge, 15+ Years Experience
A Good Food award-winning roaster and licensed Q Grader, Michael McIntyre specializes in sourcing and quality control in green coffee and in roasting training and analysis. He spends months of the year in Ethiopia sourcing the next year's coffee offerings for importing company Catalyst Trade, which he co-founded. Back in Portland, he spends endless hours on the phone helping roasters find their coffee unicorns, consulting with clients on a wide range of coffee topics, and training coffee professionals in roasting, cupping, sourcing, and quality control. With fifteen years experience in the coffee industry, Michael is relentlessly romanced by coffee and the community it facilitates. Outside of coffee, he is a musician with a love for vintage amps and an addiction to trolling Craigslist ads for antique coffee gear.
had this to say:


"Not common to come across a coffee from Brazil with this much fruit. Blackberry, dried cranberry, amaretto, roasted almonds make for a lovely experience. A certain departure from the norm for a Brazil, so I would recommend this to someone who likes fruit character in coffee. "

Cream + Sugar - 1
Flavor - 1
Body - 2
Acidity - 3
Adventurousness - 3




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Location
Sioux Falls, SD
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Coffea Roasterie

Coffea Roasterie launched their flagship location and roasting program in 2009 with the mission to source, roast, brew and serve coffee without compromise. Since that time, they’ve expanded their presence in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with two additional retail cafes and a growing wholesale/cafe partner program in the region.

Coffea’s goal is to bridge the gap between coffee farmer and coffee drinker; to help coffee lovers know the farm, farmer, and process so that they get more than just a cup of coffee. The folks at Coffea do what they do because they love coffee, and the role that Specialty coffee plays in the world. Coffea Roasterie is passionate about creating community through the people and stories that connect us all.

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