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Brazilian Coffee - Tio Lucas – Medium Roast
Tio Lucas Single Origin Arabica Bourbon is roasted to a medium roast which brings out the complexity and fruitful flavour tones to this naturally processed coffee. It is a favourite among many coffee drinkers & is part of our Salazar Range. This coffee was chosen due to its complex flavours and high quality finish.
 
Where is this coffee from?
Brazil – Sul de Minas
1.250 -1750m asl
 
What variety of coffee is it?
Brazilian Arabica - Bourbon
Colco – The Salazar Range 
 
What Certification does it hold?
Our Brazilian coffee is certified via Fairtrade.
The Farmers who grow this coffee receive fair pricing and investment into their communities. Fair trade certified coffee directly supports the coffee farming community.
 
What is the Process Method?
Handpicked, Natural.
 
What are the tasting notes?
Full bodied coffee with a rich aroma, Lightly sweet & creamy with hints of Chocolate, nuts & fruit.
 
What type of roast do you use for this coffee?
Medium Roast – CC Strength 3/5
 
What is the meaning behind the name?
Tio Lucas coffee was named after Angela's uncle and Don Jose’s Brother. His name was Lucas and the word Tio means uncle. Tio Lucas loved chocolate and all things sweet, he was Don Jose’s younger brother & helped him on the farm. Tio Lucas married a Brazilian Woman and spent his last years in Brazil. We use the image of the country flag in our Salazar Range labels.
 
What are the traditional brew methods?
Brazilian Coffee is traditionally prepared using a colador (cloth filter) The colador is widely used in South America. The filter coffee is then served black with sugar or without and is often referred to as Cafezinho.
 
Colco Recommendations
Due to the chocolatey and nutty undertones, this coffee is a good choice for espressos when making Cappuccinos or Lattes.

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