Vietnam's Brew-tiful Legacy - A Coffee Culture Tale

Vietnam's Brew-tiful Legacy - A Coffee Culture Tale

 

Vietnam's coffee scene is a rich tapestry woven with history, culture, and innovation. Quynh Tran, a local coffee expert, guides visitors on a journey through Vietnam's coffee evolution, from the introduction of the bean during French colonial times to the innovative coffee trends of today. The tale of Vietnamese coffee is one marked by resilience and creativity, with the country now being the world's second-largest coffee exporter. The article explores the contrasts between North and South Vietnamese coffee traditions, like the egg coffee from the North and the condensed milk iced coffee from the South. It also delves into the rise of novel coffee types such as coconut, salt, and yoghurt coffee, which are gaining popularity alongside third-wave coffee methods like pour-overs and cold drips. The coffee experience in Vietnam is immersive, with Quynh demonstrating the meticulous art of Vietnamese drip coffee and the process of making egg coffee. The narrative concludes with a glimpse into the country's burgeoning cafe scene, offering insights into both new wave and traditional coffee spots in Ho Chi Minh City.

Read the full article here.

You can also read Lux Cafe Club's article on The Complete Story of Vietnamese Iced Coffee here.