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Sarah brews our Colombia Carlos Estrella La Ilusion!

Sarah brews our Colombia Carlos Estrella La Ilusion!

October 14, 2020 4 min read

The Colombia Estrella was grown at the “La Ilusion” farm, its name hinting that this is no ordinary Colombian coffee! This fortnight's exclusive Fresh Crop content is created by Sarah Morris! She shares two recipes for brewing with our new La Ilusion coffee - one recipe for filter, and one for espresso.
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Limited Edition Costa Rica Alma Negra

Limited Edition Costa Rica Alma Negra

October 09, 2020 2 min read

For us, Finca Las Lajas has become synonymous with premium Costa Rican coffee. We're honoured showcase another brilliant coffee from producers Oscar and Francisca Chacon as our Limited Edition filter roast. Watch our video where Charlie brews the Alma Negra for our Padre people through V60, Aeropress and Chemex! 
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On the Hop with Moon Rabbit

On the Hop with Moon Rabbit

October 02, 2020 5 min read

Moon Rabbit is an environmentally progressive social enterprise cafe in Preston, who we have been partnered with since their launch in early 2018. We’re incredibly proud of this partnership, and of the team at Moon Rabbit who constantly inspire us with their committed, passionate, innovative and generous approach to café life. Monday October 5 marks the launch of their mobile café, aptly named “On the Hop”, which will be servicing the inner north! 

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Steve brews our new Timor-Leste coffee!

Steve brews our new Timor-Leste coffee!

September 30, 2020 3 min read

A little while back, we cupped a selection of delicious coffees provided to us by Sucafina Specialty, and this coffee from Timor-Leste was the standout on the table. Whilst we’ve showcased Southeast Asian coffees before, this is the first time a Timor-Leste specific coffee has made its way onto our menu! Steve from Padre Queensland created two recipes for brewing with this delicious coffee.  

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Getting Dirty with Chai Addict

Getting Dirty with Chai Addict

September 25, 2020 5 min read

Recently we had the privilege of collaborating with Melbourne-based company Chai Addict on a new product for their range of chai concentrates. We’re thrilled with the resulting Dirty Chai, which brings coffee and chai together in the best way that we’ve ever tasted. We spoke to Chloe Janson, founder of Chai Addict, about the collaboration and discovered why she’s so passionate about chai.

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Sam brews the Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga Sede!

Sam brews the Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga Sede!

September 16, 2020 3 min read

Following on from the popular return of the Ethiopia Banko Gotiti, we're excited to introduce the Ethiopia Konga Sede! We love its juiciness and honey-like sweetness - it's silky and buttery as a filter and smooth and creamy as espresso. We created two Konga Sede brews - one to inspire the filter lovers, and one to inspire the espresso lovers! 

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'Race Car Brews' - A Collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly

'Race Car Brews' - A Collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly

September 08, 2020 3 min read

Following the success of our first collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly, we were excited when frontman Ben reached out for a second collaboration 'Race Car Brews', taken from the title of their newly released album Race Car BluesBen’s passion and clarity of vision were just so palpable from the start, he’s the kind of person that gets you excited about whatever it is he’s talking about. We just knew from the get-go that it was going to be a really special collaboration. 

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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Banko Gotiti

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Banko Gotiti

September 03, 2020 3 min read

The Banko is back! The Ethiopia Banko Gotiti is a firm favourite at Padre Coffee; we first discovered it last season and we're proud to welcome it back to our menu. Charlie created two exclusive recipes for this incredible coffee! 

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Cream Town

Cream Town

July 31, 2020 2 min read

Young artist and photographer Isaebella Doherty created Cream Town as an online platform to help struggling artists sell their work at the onset of the pandemic. In just a few months, it's evolved into a brilliant space in Castlemaine that entails a gallery,café, produce store and events space!
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Choosing the Right Coffee for You

Choosing the Right Coffee for You

June 29, 2020 1 min read

In this video, we guide you through choosing the right coffee for home, based on your preferred brewing device and flavour preferences. 

If you’re ever wondering which of our coffees might be the one for you, get in contact with us. We’re always happy to talk you through our range. We believe there’s a Padre Coffee out there for everyone!

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Brewing V60 at home by Charlie Wade

Brewing V60 at home by Charlie Wade

May 22, 2020 2 min read

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A letter from Padre Jon...

A letter from Padre Jon...

February 08, 2020 2 min read

So...as a Padre, why the name Padre. I am ever intrigued as i drink your coffee in South Melbourne. Blessings, Padre Jon...   
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