Padre Coffee

Limited Edition Costa Rica, Black Diamond - Single Origin Filter

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Our love and appreciation for coffees from the Las Lajas farm began in 2015 with the beautiful black honey process Finca Cumbres De Poas. Early last year, a few of us headed off to origin to visit owner-operators Oscar and Francisca Chacon at their incredible farm. We’re thrilled to support and connect with the Chacon family once again by showcasing this very special (and very limited) coffee, aptly named The Black Diamond.


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Single Origin Filter Coffee Description

The Chacons are third generation coffee producers whose passion for the coffee industry is evident in the care and expertise they impart in every lot of coffee they process. The Las Lajas mill is well known for their unique and exotic honey and natural process coffees. Their process has evolved and adapted over the years, and also prompted a trend in natural process microlots in Costa Rica.

For the Black Diamond coffee, the Chacons adopted a special, extended drying process. The cherry was transferred to raised beds with 100% of the mucilage attached to the bean. It remained there for up to six hours to begin the drying process under full sun, and was then transferred to covered patios.

The cherries were then heaped in mountains or collected in sacks to extend the drying process, while keeping the temperature low. The objective was to achieve an intense, juicy and bright cup profile.

Coffee Breakdown

Honey process - Caturra and Catuai varietals grown and handpicked at an altitude of 1300-1600 masl in the Central Valley region of Alajuela, Costa Rica.

In The Cup


V60 Filter Recipe

  • DOSE - 12g
  • YIELD - 225g
  • TIME - 3:45 min
  • TEMP - 96°C
  • RATIO - 1:18.75

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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