Learn manual coffee brewing - Soft Brewing Principles & Practice

Making coffee brings so much joy.

And with so many different ways to manually brew coffee, there’s a lot of joy to discover.

Bring all your questions to this hands-on class and let’s play with the brew method and flavour characteristics you like best.

From the longest standing coffee roaster-trainer in Sydney.

Soft brewing, solid results

Manual coffee brewing can be tricky when you’re starting out. With so many variables, it can take time to figure out what works for you and your brew gear.

Fast track your knowledge with our Soft Brewing Principles & Practice class for pour over, batch, immersion, plunger, stove top, AeroPress and hybrids. Our qualified trainer walks you through each brew type, demystifying the variables and simplifying the process.

Get hands on, try all manual brew methods and taste the world of flavour that soft brewing achieves.

Walk in curious. Walk out armed with the knowledge to:

  • Choose your preferred brew method
  • Set up your gear for optimum extraction
  • Master coffee to water brew ratios
  • Identify ideal particle size
  • Adjust time, grind and extraction metrics
  • Adjust weight in, weight out
  • Monitor water solubility
  • How water quality matters

3 hours | Brookvale | Max. class size 6
Only available by appointment.

Contact us to book


What others say about learning with us

  • Extremely in-depth barista course and tour.
    Learnt a lot and Sebastian was very helpful. We also got some freebies at the end.
    Would 100% recommend!

    Charlie Naylor, Sydney
  • Everything taught in the class was useful.
    The teacher was perfect and very enthusiastic.

    Max Braun, Waverton

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