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Assembly Recipes - Episode 1

by Ben Sibley

Introducing Assembly Recipes

Assembly Recipes is a new series in which we'll brew up some of our latest coffees, using our favourite brew methods. 

For this kick-off episode, Assembly Brand Manager, Ben chooses the pour over method to brew up La Colmena Alto Del Naranjo - a natural coffee from Colombian producer Alex Arango. 


  • Coffee: La Colmena Alto Del Naranjo
  • Origin: Colombia
  • Producer: Alex Arango at Finca La Colmena
  • Process: Natural
  • Variety: Gesha
  • Days off roast: 7

Method and recipe

  • Method: Pour over
  • Brew ratio: 15g coffee : 250ml water
  • Bloom: 45g / 35 seconds
  • Pours: 4 x 50g
  • Brew time: 2:45

Brew equipment