Colombia, Finca El Paraiso - Red Plum
Colombia, Finca El Paraiso - Red Plum

Colombia, Finca El Paraiso - Red Plum

Pickup available at Methodical at The Commons Usually ready in 2-4 days

Colombia, Finca El Paraiso - Red Plum


Methodical at The Commons

Pickup available, usually ready in 2-4 days

147 Welborn St
Greenville SC 29601
United States


Methodical Manufactory

Pickup available, usually ready in 2-4 days

999 Geer Highway
Travelers Rest SC 29690
United States

We Taste

Kiwi, Strawberry, Blueberry


Extended Fermentation / Thermal Shock




Cauca, Colombia


1,930 masl

A common coffee varietal with explosive flavor and complexity from the master of flavor manipulation.

Finca El Paraiso is a small, family-ran farm consisting of 4 family members and 8 employees. It's headed up by Diego Bermudez who's entrepreneurial, scientific and enthusiastic spirit inspires the tightly controlled and operationally strict farm.

Diego is one of the firsts in Colombia to start experimenting with fermentation processes. Although Diego shares a lot of information, he will not share all the secrets behind his craft.

This lot is the coffee varietal, Castillo—a tried and true varietal that is disease resistant and easy to cultivate though they're not the most complex or highest scoring coffees. That's where Diego comes in. These coffees go through an intense and tightly controlled fermentation and "thermal shock", a term coined by Diego, that refers to washing the coffees in hot (40 degree Celsius) and cold (12 degree Celsius) water.

The first phase of fermentation lasts for 48 hours in anaerobic bioreactors with pressure relief valve at a temperature of 18 degrees Celcius. Diego adds his own blend of microorganisms and yeasts.

The second phase moves to fermentation of pulped beans with mucilage for 48 hours at 21 degrees Celsius. Washing with cold water in order to fix the secondary aromas developed in the different phases of fermentation.

The coffees are then dried until the beans reach a humidity of between 10% and 11%.



By you? Yes. By us, sadly, no. Currently, we can only ship whole-bean coffee.

We roast to order and ship Monday-Thursday. Orders are usually fulfilled the production day after they are placed (for example, orders placed on Monday will ship on Tuesday). Orders placed Thursday-Sunday will be fulfilled and shipped on Monday.

Freshness is critical to fully enjoying coffee. We roast to order to ensure your coffee is at peak freshness when it arrives. Sometimes our shipping partners experience delays due to weather, heightened demand, technical issues, pandemics, or aliens. All of which is out of our hands, except the aliens, but that's not for here.

If your package is delayed, let us know and we'll track it down and escalate its delivery. If it's delayed more than 2 weeks past the shipment date, and your order includes coffee, we'll either refund your money or ship you fresh coffee at no cost.

Enjoy Methodical

We roast our coffee and select our teas to express the life it lived and to honor the skilled people who cultivate it. We’re passionate about sourcing, creating, and discovering products to elevate everyday life while strengthening connections and community.