Is coffee from Vietnam Any Good?
Though specialty Arabica coffee beans are increasing in popularity, Vietnam is still best-known for producing highly caffeinated, slightly bitter, Robusta coffee beans. Vietnamese coffee is notoriously dark, robust, and has a reputation for being the perfect complementary bean for premium espresso or Arabica blends.
Is Vietnamese coffee stronger than regular coffee?
Vietnamese coffee is traditionally brewed in a phin – a small metal cup that fits over a mug or cup– and brews incredibly slowly, but makes a strong and small coffee which resembles a thicker, more caffeinated espresso.
How do you make Vietnamese coffee less strong?
The Vietnamese are serious coffee consumers and like their coffee really strong and bitter. But to counter that bitterness, sweetened condensed milk is used to create a bittersweet beverage which can be served both hot or cold.
How strong is Vietnamese coffee caffeine?
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.
Does Vietnamese coffee have more caffeine?
The darker the roast, the higher the caffeine content. Another interesting fact is that an 8 oz cup of Vietnamese coffee contains more caffeine than your average energy drink such as Red Bull or Monster.
Is Vietnamese coffee better hot or cold?
People drink their coffees ice cold in the south. On a warm day in lovely Saigon, when the sun’s hot enough to bake the moisture from your very soul, an iced coffee is the perfect way to cool down for a few minutes. If that sounds nice to you, have a cup of ice ready to go.