Brazil Minas Naturais

Naturally processed coffee cherries from the Minas Gerais region, sweetened by the Brazilian sun.
$14.95 / lb.
  • Flavor Notes
    Smooth, full bodied and sun-dried sweet with natural notes of hazelnut.
  • Flavor Category
    Nutty / Chocolatey
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About this coffee

Roast Level

Brazil Minas Naturais
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Brewing Methods

  • Drip
  • Press Pot
  • Cold Brew
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How It Tastes

Smooth, full bodied and sun-dried sweet with natural notes of hazelnut.


We love natural Brazil coffees. They’re sweet, body-driven, and produce luscious espresso. The best examples exude a flavor like just-roasted hazelnuts. Minas is for Minas Gerais [mee-nas zher-ice], the biggest and we think best producing state located in the south-center of Brazil. "Naturais" is Brazilian Portuguese for natural, the bean preparation method we most prefer in this part of the world. It takes sun, and plenty of it, to dry all the way through the skin and sweet pulp of the coffee fruit to the seeds inside. This is done on well-tended patios, where whole cherries are raked continuously, and also on the trees, where a portion of the pickings are left to dry on the branch. In Brazil, with lower altitudes and less acidity, we find the typical washed coffee to be somewhat bland. Brazil Minas Naturais is anything but, making maximal effect of slow sun drying for a thoroughly sweet cup with mild fruit and caramel notes, unctuous hazelnut and smooth, full body.

Worth Noting

For the record, all of our favorite farms also produce coffees by the “pulped natural” method, which involves removing the skin and some of the fruit pulp from the outset, and the “washed” method, which fully removes it, as is the standard in countries like Costa Rica.
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Coffee, 50 Years in the Making

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Reviews (22)
Average rating:
Robert Bilenchi
from Dearborn, MI on 10/10/2018. Drinking Peet's since 1990'.

a rich deep and roast y coffee, with lots of vanilla and cinnamon notes along with cocoa, molasses and toast. Very satisfying.

from Los Angeles, CA on 10/4/2018. Drinking Peet's since Forev.

Our new favorite! I prefer dark roast, my husband prefers a lighter roast. I tried this looking for something we'd both like. This is perfect for both of us! We can now make a full pot in the morning, instead of bumping into each other boiling and pouring over separate pots.

Bruce Krisinger
from La Verne, CA on 8/8/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2000.

I used to like the dark roast coffees but gradually my tastes changed to medium. I've tried all the Peet's medium roasts and Brazil Minas Naturais tastes the best to me as far as regular priced choices. This is the one I always come back to. It's simply DELICIOUS! My other favorite Peet's is the JR Reserve but I only buy it now and then as a treat.

from Los Angeles , CA on 6/11/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2016.

As a Brazilian I have to admit that this coffee takes me to my mom's or grandma's house just by its smell. I love coffee and have elected this one as my everyday coffee for already 2 years.

from Moundsville , WV on 3/20/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2018.

I f@cking love this coffee!! It’s a cup of pure pleasure. Keep brewing!!