Arduino · Automation · Brew · Drip · Hack · Zhng

Gravimetric espresso smart scale – For pour over

Something for the pour over fans! The smart scale described in the previous post on Gravimetric mod can also be used for pour over coffee. The mobile app with pour profile recording and play-back feature. In this video you will find: How to use the mobile app to record pour profile How to use the… Continue reading Gravimetric espresso smart scale – For pour over

Brew · colddrip · Drip · product review · recipes · Technique · Uncategorized

Experience with the X5 Cold Drip coffee maker

How do you usually satisfy your cold coffee craving? I have recently added another coffee making equipment to my already packed kitchen. With this cold drip coffee maker, different flavour spectrum can be brought out with the same coffee roasted for pour-over / espresso. In the past, I had to get cold drip/brew coffee from… Continue reading Experience with the X5 Cold Drip coffee maker

Brew · capsule · cupping · Drip · Espresso · Japan · ninetyplus · roaster · roasting · SCF17 · Singapore Coffee Festival · workshop

Coffee geek’s guide to Singapore Coffee Fest 17 – part 1

And so you arrived at Singapore Coffee Festival to be overwhelmed by lots of new and familiar names, and your caffeine capacity is limited, what do you do? These are some of the new coffee and things I have spotted in my first day of visit which I have invested my caffeine budget in. Disclaimer:… Continue reading Coffee geek’s guide to Singapore Coffee Fest 17 – part 1

Brew · cupping · Drip · Technique · workshop

Brewing Methodology workshop @ A.R.C Coffee

Located along Sultan Gate road, A.R.C Coffee is an Academy, Roastery & Cafe with multiple national championships and awards under their belt. Their belt gotten heavier recently with the recent winnings in the Singapore National Brewers cup Championship (SNBRC) and the Singapore Cup Tasters Championship (SCTC)! So after bagging 3 championships at the Singapore National… Continue reading Brewing Methodology workshop @ A.R.C Coffee

Drip · Espresso · Melbourne · roasting · Travel

Travel Melbourne – Aunty Peg’s,Proud Mary, Manchester Press, Sensory Lab and Market lane

I was in Melbourne with my wife and our friends in mid-Jan for eight days of work+holiday fun. We managed to steal about a day away from the group for serious coffee hunting adventure! These are the cafes/roastery we visited out of the huge 2013 list indicated in the Broadsheet’s Melbourne Specialty Coffee Map. They… Continue reading Travel Melbourne – Aunty Peg’s,Proud Mary, Manchester Press, Sensory Lab and Market lane

Automation · Drip · Espresso · SCF2016

Singapore Coffee Festival 2016

How did you spend the weekends? My friends and I who are coffee addicts and home baristas visited the Singapore Coffee Festival (SCF) last Saturday. We arrived at the exhibit area at about 12-PM and spent nearly 4-hours in the hall. True to the reviews you might have read online, the queues and crowds could… Continue reading Singapore Coffee Festival 2016

Automation · Drip · Espresso · FHA2016

Food and Hotel Asia 2016

FHA2016 which runs from 12-15 April is the largest trade show on food and hospitality in Singapore. One of the specialised event of FHA2016 is Speciality Coffee & Tea 2016. I’ve to thanks Mr Cedric Tan, a esteemed barista and coffee cupper, for providing me with the access to FHA2016. I visited Day-1 of the… Continue reading Food and Hotel Asia 2016

Drip · Espresso · Japan · Tokyo · Travel


I was in Japan for a short holiday with my wife just a week ago. We made two visits to specialty cafes as side-trips despite the fact that it is easy to get freshly brewed coffee in Tokyo. You can get freshly machine brewed coffer for as low as ¥100 from 7-Eleven and even buy… Continue reading Travel Japan – ABOUT LIFE COFFEE BREWERS