Colombia - Alvaro Peidomo (Filter)

Colombia - Alvaro Peidomo (Filter)

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Colombia - Alvaro Peidomo

Origin: Colombia

Farm/Producer: Alvaro Peidomo, La Providencia

Region: Huila

Varietal: Gesha 

Processing: Washed

Altitude: 1700masl

Tasting Notes: Mandarin, Pear, White Peach, Green Tea


Filter Recipe (V60)


  • 15g ground coffee (medium-fine grind or we can pre-grind for you!)
  • 250ml water at 96 degrees celsius or water off the boil (let sit for 1min)
  • Rinsed filter paper
  • Scales
  • Timer 


  • Place v60 over cup on top of scales
  • First pour ~45ml and let bloom for 45secs
  • Split the rest of the water in 2 pours using concentric pour pattern (start in the middle and work your way out for even extraction)

Aim: Total brew time 2:30-2:45

Filter Recipe (Aeropress or other immersion brew)


  • 14g ground coffee (fine - medium)
  • 200ml water at 94 degrees celsius or water off the boil (let sit for 2mins)
  • Rinsed filter paper in lid
  • scales 
  • Inverted aeropress
  • timer


  • Gently pour 200ml of water into Aeropress
  • At 1min gently stir 3 times
  • Add lid to top
  • At 2mins place cup upside down on top of Aeropress brew chamber and flip right way up
  • Gently plunge for 20-30secs and remove

Aim: Total brew time 2:20-2:30



About this Coffee:

La Providencia is owned and run by Alvaro a second generation coffee farmer who has been in the business for 30 years. the farm started as a 4 hectare piece of land purchased from his father, and has since grown to 25 hectares. he continues to improve his processes, taking advantage of his membership in the Primaveral association, a collection of local coffee farmers.