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Grab-and-go coffee is seeing a spike in popularity since CMCO was reintroduced

Can you think of anything better than a bottle of refreshing cold brew on a humid day? Smartly packaged, these takeaway bottles aren't just pleasing to the eye—the cold brew process can lend coffee a smoother, sweeter and less acidic nature. Some claim it results in coffee with a higher percentage of caffeine (and therefore a longer buzz) but without any jitters. Regardless of what you believe, these nine cafés will satisfy your caffeine cravings.

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1. Zus Coffee

Zus Coffee's specialty coffee is made with fragrant Brazilian beans. Their Bottled Necessity line goes beyond the usual flavours to include refreshing variations, such as the Himalayan Salt Honey Latte and Creamy Mango. Available to order through their app, their stores can be found all around town for a unique and refreshing coffee fix. 

Zus Coffee | 55, Lorong Batu Nilam 21B, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 2, 41200 Klang, Selangor | +6012 816 1340

2. Brew 9

A mobile espresso bar, Brew 9 delivers cold brew to your doorstep or you can arrange for pick-ups from their Kota Kemuning outlet. While some cafés offer black or white cold brew, Brew 9 offers more than that, including black, matcha, cascara and even chocolate cold brew packaged in sleek glass bottles. Select from versions with or without milk.

Brew 9 | 29-01, 18, Jalan Anggerik Eria 31/103a, Kota Kemuning, Selangor | +6016 447 1844

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3. Pulp

If you’re looking for some ‘good press’, look no further. Situated in APW Bangsar, Pulp is the Malaysian flagship store for Singapore's PPP Coffee. The café boasts a wide selection of cold brew, which includes black, white and even Cascara, a coffee cherry tea made from coffee fruit husks.

Pulp | APW Bangsar, 29-01, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2201 3650

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4. Seven Cups

Serving their cold brew alongside artisan desserts, Seven Cups has two locations: in PJ Trade Centre and Sunway Velocity Mall. Cool down in our warm weather with the aged cold brew, which comes in a 200ml bottle as well as a jumbo sized 1-litre bottle if you’re a caffeine freak like yours truly.

Seven Cups | 5-03L, 5th Floor, Commune, Sunway Velocity Mall, Lingkaran SV, Sunway Velocity, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2710 4373

5. Stellar

Housed in REXKL, the up-and-coming creative and cultural hub on Jalan Sultan, Stellar is the establishment’s signature coffee bar. Bring home a bottle of their black or white cold brew, or stay in house and pair your coffee with Key Lime Loaf or the Mellow Taro and Raspberry Chocolate Mousse.

Stellar | 80, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur |

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6. VCR

Located in a rustic all-black house on Jalan Galloway and in a second outlet on Bangsar’s bustling Telawi Street, VCR is a crowd-favourite for an instant caffeine fix. Choose from the black or white cold brew, or perhaps a bottle of cold brew hojicha will do the trick. Pair your beverages with brunch dishes and desserts, such as the French toast and Valhrona chocolate tart. 

VCR | 2, Jalan Galloway, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2110 2330

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7. Whisk

Established in 2010 in Empire Shopping Gallery and 1 Utama, Whisk can now be found all over the Klang Valley from DC Mall to 163 Retail Park. You won’t get tired of their coffee selection as it differs throughout the year; sip varieties of seasonal cold brew to your heart’s content alongside their home baked desserts.

Whisk | LG20, DC Mall, Jalan Damanlela, Damansara Town Centre, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2011 7750

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8. Wizards

If it’s bottled cold brew you’re looking for, Wizards has you more than covered. Boasting offerings of white, black, matcha, chocolate and mocha cold brew, Wizards even has a Cold Brew Bundle which contains a selection of all the above. Enjoy their cold brew alongside Japanese-inspired brunch; think baos, taro mash and rice bowls.

Wizards | 215, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, Kuala Lumpur | +603 2715 5308

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