Not just a warming beverage, coffee has become an integral part of one’s hectic lifestyle. Since our founder Tom Nier brought the American coffee culture to Hong Kong in 1992, we have devoted to providing an affordable yet luxury coffee experience with an East meets West concept and expanding our coffee selection with quality as our first priority.
How To Taste Coffee
To Brew The Perfect Cup
Always use freshly boiled spring or filtered water, allowed to cool briefly to 90-96°C.
No matter how much coffee you plan to brew, an ideal ratio is 50-60 grams of coffee per liter of water. Use less coffee for a milder flavour, or more for a more intense cup.
Freshly grind your coffee using the below guide, immediately before brewing for maximum flavour.
|Cone or Flat Filter
For best result, store your coffee in an airtight container away from light and changes in temperature or humidity. Avoid boiling your coffee or re-using spent coffee grounds.
For sand-like melitta or fine grind, pourover is often used. Water-to-coffee ratio should be 16:1 – i.e. 355g of water to 22g of coffee. Pour just enough water over the grounds to make them wet and let them blossom for about 30 seconds. Pour the rest of the water in circles and work the way up the filter.
It is most commonly used for fine coffee grind. The optimal water-to-coffee ratio is 12:1 – i.e. 300g of water to 25g of coffee. It is suggested to soak filter in warm water for 5 minutes or more before brewing.
It is most commonly used for coarse coffee grind. The optimal water-to-coffee ratio is 12:1 – i.e. 480g of water to 40g of coffee. After steeping for 4 and a half minutes, slowly but firmly press down the plunger.