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Custom Cup of Joe: Private Bangkok coffee roasting

Thailand’s coffee culture has made giant steps in taste—not long ago many were drinking Nescafe. Now, espresso machines and grinders are ubiquitous, even in streetside stalls. Where to get away from the grande crowds in mall coffee shops and enjoy a cup made with passion? Where to learn the art of coffee roasting from a master barista who is knowledgeable and creative about his craft? Roadbook will connect you with Karo Iyash, a coffee roaster in a hip, tucked away shophouse away from the hustle and bustle. Karo handpicks beans with distinct characters from northern Thailand and roasts them with micro lots from Myanmar, Uganda, and Guatemala. He serves his meticulously measured cups for fans who drop by his shop, and his expertise is in demand as he also roasts for coffee shops local and overseas.

  Bangkok

  2.5 Hours

  Roasting, Coffee

 Offered in English

  Transportation

Starting

5,800 THB

HK$1,482HK$14,057

Per Person

What to expect

Roadbook brings you to Karo’s Bangkok shop where a conversation followed by a coffee tasting would give insights to the various notes in the beans from various countries. Next would be roasting and blending a customized batch based on your tastes. You’ll get 250 grams to take home in a personalized bag.

About Your Host

Sri Lanka-born roaster Karo Iyash opened his coffeehouse and roaster in a one floor of a shophouse which he calls a “one-stop destination for coffee.” Karo is warm and knowledgeable, with a deep passion for what he does. A “headless tiger” is the recurring imagery that appears throughout the café. Karo says the figure represents his Chinese astrological sign and a nod to the ancient art of Thai tattooing.

What to expect

Roadbook brings you to Karo’s Bangkok shop where a conversation followed by a coffee tasting would give insights to the various notes in the beans from various countries. Next would be roasting and blending a customized batch based on your tastes. You’ll get 250 grams to take home in a personalized bag.

About Your Host

Sri Lanka-born roaster Karo Iyash opened his coffeehouse and roaster in a one floor of a shophouse which he calls a “one-stop destination for coffee.” Karo is warm and knowledgeable, with a deep passion for what he does. A “headless tiger” is the recurring imagery that appears throughout the café. Karo says the figure represents his Chinese astrological sign and a nod to the ancient art of Thai tattooing.

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Custom Cup of Joe: Private Bangkok coffee roasting

Thailand’s coffee culture has made giant steps in taste—not long ago many were drinking Nescafe. Now, espresso machines and grinders are ubiquitous, even in streetside stalls. Where to get away from the grande crowds in mall coffee shops and enjoy a cup made with passion? Where to learn the art of coffee roasting from a master barista who is knowledgeable and creative about his craft? Roadbook will connect you with Karo Iyash, a coffee roaster in a hip, tucked away shophouse away from the hustle and bustle. Karo handpicks beans with distinct characters from northern Thailand and roasts them with micro lots from Myanmar, Uganda, and Guatemala. He serves his meticulously measured cups for fans who drop by his shop, and his expertise is in demand as he also roasts for coffee shops local and overseas.

  Bangkok

  2.5 Hours

  Roasting, Coffee

 Offered in English

  Transportation

Starting
Per Person

What to expect

Roadbook brings you to Karo’s Bangkok shop where a conversation followed by a coffee tasting would give insights to the various notes in the beans from various countries. Next would be roasting and blending a customized batch based on your tastes. You’ll get 250 grams to take home in a personalized bag.

About Your Host

Sri Lanka-born roaster Karo Iyash opened his coffeehouse and roaster in a one floor of a shophouse which he calls a “one-stop destination for coffee.” Karo is warm and knowledgeable, with a deep passion for what he does. A “headless tiger” is the recurring imagery that appears throughout the café. Karo says the figure represents his Chinese astrological sign and a nod to the ancient art of Thai tattooing.