February 7, 2017

Peet's Coffee Brazil Minas Naturais K-Cups Review

 

Peets Brazil Naturais Kcup

As we continue to explore new flavors we found during a recent visit to the Keurig Retail Store, we decided to take a look at another new single origin coffee with Peet's Coffee Brazil Minas Naturais K-Cups. Billed as a medium roast that has natural flavors of fresh roasted hazelnuts, this coffee was harvested from the Minas Gerais region of Brazil. Naturally sun-dried on patios and even on the branch, the cherries are dried by the Brazilian sun all the way through the pulp to the beans inside. Peet's claims this imparts a sweet, smooth and full-bodied characteristic to the final cup. 

Brewing this coffee resulted in rich, earthy notes which yielded hints of dark cocoa, some faint nuances of cherries along with very subtle spicy notes hiding underneath much akin to gingerbread. Upon first sip, you get a strong hit of sour acidity which quickly gives way to more chocolate notes mixed with some faint tinges of hazelnut with a mild earthy aftertaste. We wouldn't exactly call it sweet, but it did seem full-bodied. 

We're always interested by single origin coffees since much like a fine single malt scotch, each origin imparts its own unique flavor profiles and characteristics into the beans. While we wish the acidity wouldn't have been so strong, we can't help but think the addition of creamer might help mellow things down considerably but unfortunately, we only bought 2 single K-Cups and had problems brewing the first one, so we didn't have enough left over to test this out.

So, what do we think? Is this one worth checking out? 

FINAL VERDICT:  Worth it, only if you don't mind sour coffees

We would like to note that we found the Peet's Coffee Brazil Minas Naturais K-Cups at the Keurig Retail Store in the Burlington Mall (Burlington, MA) and purchased them on our own for the purpose of this review. The Peet's Coffee Brazil Minas Naturais K-Cups will work in all K-Cup Brewers and Keurig 2.0.

We would also like to thank our Single Serve Coffee correspondent SH for writing this review.

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Posted by Jay Brewer at February 7, 2017 9:21 AM
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