For the first few brews, use a timer. The coffee will drip through the filter. Aim for between 4 and 5 minutes.
Why does my Vietnamese coffee drip too fast?
If it drips too fast, add more coffee or make the grind finer. If it brews too slow, make the grind coarser or use less coffee. Typically you should use a rounded tablespoon of coffee to start, and then adjust from there if the time is not right.
How long does it take for Vietnamese coffee to drip?
Pour up to 3.2 oz of water (or fill water to the top) First drip should drop before 2 minutes. Finish around 5 min – 5 min 30 seconds. Enjoy with sweetened condensed milk, sugar, milk, or black.
Why is my Vietnamese coffee not dripping?
If there is any residual water in the holes of the filter, this can actually prevent the coffee from brewing properly. Blockage can occur with water drops or other debris if it’s not clean and dry, which can result in over-extraction and a very long brew time.
How do you clean Vietnamese Phin?
Always wash your phin filter with the soft side of a sponge or using a towel – never scrub the phin filter with the abrasive side of a sponge or anything like steel wool. Sharp metal and abrasions against delicate metal do not make a good combination and will result in expedited wear and tear of the phin filter.
Why is Vietnamese coffee so good?
Vietnamese coffee is strong in taste and high in caffeine content. The most important reason for this is the use of Robusta beans and a dark roast. The traditional Vietnamese brewing method with a Phin also uses a lot of coffee grounds for the amount of water which makes the coffee stronger.
Does Starbucks make Vietnamese coffee?
Vietnamese iced coffee is known for its perfect balance of bitter and sweet. A combination of strong coffee and sugary milk, it’s a perfect jolt of energy with great flavors.
What is a Phin?
The phin consists of a round perforated plate, that fits over a coffee mug or cup; a brewing chamber, that sits on top of the plate; a perforated insert that fits inside the chamber, to tamp the grounds down; and a cap to keep the heat in.
How many shots of espresso are in a Vietnamese coffee?
When making Vietnamese coffee, the rule of thumb is 1 part sweetened condensed milk : 2 parts espresso. Of course, everyone’s tastes vary so you can adjust to your liking by adding more espresso or using less condensed milk. The Vietnamese coffee filters can vary a bit in style.
Is Vietnamese coffee healthy?
Vietnamese coffee is stronger than regular coffee, so one can of our coffee has the same caffeine levels as about three cups of other varieties of coffee. You can enjoy the heart-healthy benefits of Vietnamese coffee by only drinking one of our Vietnamese coffees per day.