While espresso machines with beverages in the modern Italian coffee menu are gaining popularity, hand-made coffee extraction with handcrafted tools has always had a foothold in the market. Through a long history of coffee in many countries, each place has its method of brewing to create its unique coffee flavor. Vietnamese people have Phin coffee maker; the French have French Press; Italians have Moka pot etc.


Brewing Foundation course- Coffee extraction skills with hand tools explain the physics and science behind extracting in each method. Classify and practice with different methods such as Aeropress, V60, Chemex, Syphon, Turkish, French Press, Moka Pot, and traditional Vietnamese Phin. Currently, on Youtube, there are many videos or tutorial clips for making coffee with different brewing methods. However, coffee is always changing by various factors such as plant varieties, processing method, roasting, temperature, humidity, time ...  Many students learn by following videos on Youtube but results are not as good as expected. The course at D'codeS with interactive commentary - face-to-face discussions will help students understand the nature of the problem, thereby having the ability to customize the desired taste without depending on any recipes on any videos or clips. The course is suitable for everyone, as long as you have a love for coffee, or simply want to learn - systematize easy mixing skills at home or out.

​Course Outline

(3 hours per lesson, 5 lesons in total)

Lesson 1

  • Basic extraction principle

  • Factors affecting the manual coffee brewing process

  • Classification of manual brewing methods

Lesson 4

  • Principles of other brewing methods.

  • The art of using Moka Pot, Syphon, và Turkish.
    Practices and discussion

Lesson 2

  • Principles of ‘Gravity’ brewing method.

  • Coffee brewing with V60, Bonmac, Chemex.
    Practices and discussion

Lesson 3

  • Principles of ‘Immersion’ brewing method.

  • Coffee brewing with Aeropress, French Press, Cold Brew.
    Practices and discussion

Lesson 5

  • Course summary and test.

  •  After the course, students are allowed to return to practice unlimited at D’codeS - Students actively bring their own materials for practice.

​Course Benefits

  • Learning to get a better understanding of the basic extraction process and methods to brew with different equipment including Vietnamese traditional PHIN coffee.

  • ​​Learning about the relationship of extraction & strength to understand the basic control of coffee extraction.

  • Knowing the impact of the grinder and the grinding speed size to the coffee quality

After Class

After you pass all the exam, you will be awarded:

D'codeS Attendance Certificate

SCA Brewing Foundation (optional and extra fee)

Rebate credit transfer into Essential Course

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