Thursday, January 16, 2014

Brewmen @ Solaris Mont Kiara

2014 has barely begun, but KL can already welcome another destination that's destined to draw coffee devotees in droves.
 
Jeremy Chan & his team at Brewmen seem attuned to the intense demands of this city's caffeine fiends; customers can currently find beans here sourced from Singapore-based roasters like Papa Palheta & Dutch Colony Coffee, deepening our neighbour's handprint on our cafés (see Sevencups & Urbean as examples of other outlets that searched south for supplies).
 
Brewmen is trying to open in a low-key, nearly hush-hush manner, but it can't fly under the radar for long, not when it offers temptations like filtered coffee (RM11, specs: Guatemalan single-origin, AeroPress-brewed) ...
 
... a robustly respectable latte with full-bodied complexities (RM10 nett, Costa Rican beans from Dutch Colony Coffee) ...
 
... plus light, low-acidity cold brew coffee (RM12, El Salvador beans; notice the Central American theme right now) ...
 
... & the interesting red affogato (RM12), with Rooibos tea to replace the regular espresso shot.
 
For food, Brewmen should start serving sandwiches this weekend; for now, customers can munch on the festive seasonal special of a Mandarin orange cupcake (RM8) ...
 
... or a big chocolate brownie, warmed up to order & partnered with vanilla ice couple (RM12).
 
Scones are available too; all in all, this place feels like one to watch this year. Expect hundreds of words to be written about & scores of photographs to be taken at Brewmen in the next several months.
 
Brewmen
6, Jalan Solaris 4, Solaris Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Currently 1130am-630pm, Tues-Sun. Will extend hours eventually
 
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24 comments:

  1. Hmm that good? Well, maybe these coffee places would be able to revive Solaris!

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    1. Rebecca: strong potential here! and judging from how cars are always double-parked at solaris mont Kiara, there'd be strong demand for good coffee too :)

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  2. Another cafe? Hmm let me write down first. Hehehehe.

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    1. CK: keep your notebook carefully and don't lose the list! heheheh :D

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  3. I saw a bicycle on the wall....not dare to sit the place there, haha.

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    1. 小乱: heheh, the bicycle seems quite securely fastened/attached there :D

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  4. I love chocolate brownies, Sean!

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    1. Linda: i love 'em when they're fresh, moist, rich and fudgy! :D

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    1. Footfringe: haha, i would still drive :)

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  6. Another "must try" in my cafe list!

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    1. 比比: hope you enjoy it! i think it's worthwhile for the coffee :)

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  7. With so many coffee house lately, maybe a Eat Drink KL Coffee Special Edition to compile them all? Hehe

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    1. Chong: heh, that's a great idea, but i'm feeling too lazy to do extra work for now, heheh :D

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  8. Red affogato! Am glad someone is doing it...been a crazy person doing it at home to satisfy my own needs (and cravings).

    Got a tad worried when I saw a bicycle on the wall...

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    1. Missyblurkit: ooo, true, it's not easy to find red affogatos around. hopefully this could be the beginning of a fun trend :D heheh, love that bicycle :D

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  9. the chocolate cake do attracts my interest, haha~ =D

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    1. Mr Lonely: it's a big one, good for sharing :)

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  10. Sounds like a decent place for coffee, reasonably priced too :)

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    1. Ken: ya, I think it'll do well :D

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  11. Sean , I am glad you change the size of your photos.. now is bigger and it looks so good.

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    1. Cquek: thanks! i appreciate that :D

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  12. Yes, yes...I like my coffee black!

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    1. Suituapui: black is beautiful! =)

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