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Beans: 5 Brewing Blend, Guatemala Miravalle Farm, Colombia Popayan Caturra, Typica, Castillo.Shop: 5 Brewing, Seoul, South Korea. 5 Brewing Blend: Background information. This is the review of the 5 Brewing Blend, a blend that was carefully selected by roaster Do Hyung Soo, who happens to be the owner of 5Read More →

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Beans: 5 Brewing, Aricha, Heirloom, Washed, Gedeo Area, Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia.Shop: 5 Brewing, coffee shop, Seoul, South Korea. 5 Brewing – Aricha Natural: Background information. Once more I will take you to the countries of Ethiopia and Seoul. This Ethiopian Aricha Natural is roasted by Do Hyung Soo; South Korean BaristaRead More →

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Beans: 5 Brewing, Ethiopia Heirloom, Washed, Chelba, Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia.Shop: 5 Brewing, Seoul, South Korea. 5 Brewing – Ethiopia Chelba: Background information. Coffee from the Yirgacheffe region is well known for its superior quality when it comes to flavours and aromas. This particular coffee was roasted by Do Hyung Soo fromRead More →

Do Hyung Soo: You brew, I guide

5 Brewing has become one of my favourite coffee shops in Seoul. It’s the high level of hospitality and the consistent great brewing of coffee that makes me come back every time. It is Do Hyung Soo who is the driving force behind 5 Brewing using his personal motto: YouRead More →

Best coffee shops in Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village

In this article I will tell you about the best coffee shops in Seoul. When people think of Seoul they often think of Hongdae and Iteawon, Kimchi and of course the world famous K-pop scene. But Korea is also world famous for its amazing coffee scene. This all found itsRead More →

World Barista Championship 2018 Amsterdam

The World Barista Championship are about to start. Over 60 competitors will compete to become the next World Barista Champion. It sounds easy; you brew coffee and the best one wins, right? Basically you are right, but there’s a lot more to it. So how does it all work? HowRead More →

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Bean: Pacamara, Santa Rosa, El Salvador Shop: Coffee Libre, Seoul, South-Korea El Salvador Santa Rosa: Background information. The El Salvador Santa Rosa is produced on the Santa Rosa farm in Chalatenango, El Salvador. The farm was bought by the Rivera brothers, Jorge and Raul, almost 24 years ago. At firstRead More →

Merijn Gijsbers

(Photo was taken by Inge van Beekum) Merijn Gijsbers is the 2017 Dutch Barista Champion and participant in the WBC finals in Seoul coming November. Since The Coffee Attendant will be bringing him there next week (the 27th of October 2017), it’s high time we got know Merijn a littleRead More →