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Brewing Keluak Like Asylum's Baristas

Brewing Keluak Like Asylum's Baristas

Asylum Coffeehouse Singapore is known for its exceptional coffee, with the house blend, Keluak, being a crowd favorite. Keluak is a blend of beans from Brazil, Sumatra, and Ethiopia, with notes of chocolate and nuts, making it a rich and flavorful coffee.


If you want to brew the perfect cup of Keluak at home, here's how you can do it like the baristas at Asylum Coffeehouse Singapore.


What You'll Need:

  • Asylum Coffeehouse Singapore's Keluak coffee beans

  • A coffee grinder

  • A kettle

  • A coffee maker or French press

  • A scale

  • A timer

  • A mug



  1. Grind the coffee beansGrind the Keluak coffee beans using a coffee grinder. Use a medium-fine grind, similar to the texture of sand, for the best results.

  2. Boil the waterBoil fresh water in a kettle. The ideal temperature for brewing coffee is between 195-205°F, so be sure to let the water cool for a minute or two after boiling.

  3. Measure the coffeeUsing a scale, measure out 20 grams of coffee for every 300ml of water. This is the recommended ratio for brewing Keluak coffee.

  4. Preheat the coffee maker or French pressPour hot water into the coffee maker or French press to preheat it. This helps to maintain the temperature of the coffee during brewing.

  5. Add the coffee groundsAdd the measured coffee grounds to the coffee maker or French press.

  6. Add the waterSlowly pour the hot water over the coffee grounds. For the best extraction, pour in a circular motion and make sure all the grounds are saturated.

  7. Start the timerStart the timer as soon as you begin pouring the water. The recommended brew time for Keluak coffee is 3-4 minutes.

  8. Press or pourOnce the brew time is up, use a French press plunger or a coffee filter to separate the grounds from the liquid. If using a French press, gently press down the plunger. If using a coffee maker, simply pour the brewed coffee into a mug.

  9. EnjoySit back, relax, and enjoy a delicious cup of Keluak coffee, just like the baristas at Asylum Coffeehouse Singapore.


In conclusion, brewing the perfect cup of Keluak coffee at home is easier than you might think. With the right equipment and a little patience, you can enjoy a rich and flavorful cup of coffee that rivals what you can get at Asylum Coffeehouse Singapore.


So, the next time you're in the mood for a good cup of coffee, try brewing Keluak at home and taste the difference for yourself.

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