Project Description

Filter Brewing Fundamentals

Filter brewing is perhaps the truest and purest manner of consuming coffee without the exorbitant expenses involved with purchasing an espresso machine – an enjoyable cup achieved in the most affordable way. This ‘Coffee Excellence’ episode on ‘Filter Brewing Fundamentals’ will provide you the key basics of brewing filter coffee even at home. What are the various methods – Immersion and Pourover? Learn what brewing extraction is and how every step of the brewing process affects extraction and ultimately, its impact on flavour and mouthfeel. Finally, a V60 brewing will be demonstrated for you to follow along. With that, some brewing tips will be provided to improve your brewing.

This course is designed for those who wants to work as Coffee brewing professional and for those who wants to improve brewing skills.

Learning Outcomes:

  • What is Filter Brew

  • What are the various methods of brewing – Immersion versus Pourover

  • What is extraction and its impact in the cup

  • Learn the extraction cocktail of Brew Ratio, Grind Size, Brew Temperature and Time, and Technique

  • What is the Bloom?

  • How to setup for a V60 brew

  • Demonstration of a V60 brew

  • Suggestions and tips to brew better


Javier Phua Jun Xin, Singaporean
Co-Founder of EASY Specialty Coffee & Gentleman Coffee Roasters |

Green Buyer | Head Roaster | Q Arabica Grader | Q Processing Level 2 Professional

Javier is the co-founder of EASY Specialty Coffee and Gentleman Coffee Roasters based in Myanmar, an award-winning café receiving multiple accolades over the years including ‘Best Cafe’ by Myanmore. EASY Specialty Coffee was also listed as the top 14 Best Coffee Shops in Asia in 2019 by the Big 7 Travel Guide.

With a passion for developing an appreciation of Specialty Coffee amongst consumers, elevating the ‘Quality- Price’ equilibrium
achieved by producers, and supporting collaborative work across the value chain, advocating coffee education is a major focus in his pursuit.

A Q Arabica Grader and Q Level 2 Processing Professional, Javier has judged in numerous coffee harvest competitions and barista
competitions in Myanmar. He was also a judge in ASEAN’s very first ACID ASEAN Coffee Brewers Cup held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 2019.

Javier Phua Jun Xin

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