Colombia, Nelson Rodriguez - Single Origin Filter

Our coffee comes from the renowned coffee region of Huila, grown, harvested and processed by Nelson Rodriguez and his two sisters Lidia and Ana Yoheli at Finca El Diviso. This particular lot is a blend of caturra, variedad Colombia and castillo varieties, resulting in a well-rounded, balanced flavour profile with vibrant tasting notes of apricot, blackcurrant and lemon, with a juicy mouthfeel.


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Single Origin Coffee Description

Producer Nelson Rodriguez represents a new generation in Colombian coffee farming. Both of his parents dedicated their lives to coffee, and now Nelson, along with his sisters, Lidia and Ana Yoheli, manage half of their family’s farm. Boasting nearly 20,000 trees, the farm produces varieties caturra, San Bernardo, catimor, variedad Colombia, pink bourbon, and castillo varietials.

Nelson is a member of the Los Guácharos association, a collective of independent, quality-focused smallholder producers in Bruselas, Southern Huila, near Pitalito. The group focuses on organic agriculture, developing their own fertilizers and fungicides, and installing advanced water filtration systems that use gravity, stones, and sand to remove mucilage residues from wastewater, preventing water contamination.

Our particular lot is a blend of two types: one of caturra and another of variedad Colombia mixed with castillo. Nelson processes his coffee on his father’s portion of the family farm, which houses the processing infrastructure. He begins by picking ripe cherries and fermenting them in a wooden tank for 24 to 36 hours. The cherries are then depulped and left to ferment in a ceramic-lined tank for about 48 hours. After fermentation, the seeds are washed and dried on large raised beds covered with shade cloth.

The coffee has a well-rounded, balanced flavour profile. It has vibrant tasting notes of apricot, blackcurrant and lemon, with a juicy mouthfeel.

Coffee Breakdown

Colombia Nelson Rodriguez 100%
Washed - ​​Caturra, Variedad Colombia and Castillo varietals grown at an altitude of 1780masl in Colombia’s Huila region.

In The Cup


V60 Filter Recipe

  • DOSE - 24g
  • YIELD - 350g
  • TIME - 2:40 min
  • TEMP - 98°C
  • RATIO - 1:14.5

We’ve created our filter recipes as a guide to help you achieve the same great flavours we experience in our coffees. If you are unable to reproduce the exact result on your manual brewing gear, don’t panic, an alternative is to simply adjust your recipe using the ratio so it works best for your set up.

A small to big bag of happiness guide – to help your coffee loving ways.


1 – 2 cups daily
250g per fortnight

2 – 4 cups daily
500g per fortnight

6 – 8 cups daily
1kg per fortnight

Note – These guidelines use an estimate of 12–24 grams of coffee to allow for difference in dose size.

If you need help with any of our coffees, please reach out through and we’ll guide you along through the coffee journey.

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