EXO’s Xiumin Takes a Step Towards Becoming a Barista on “EXO’s Show Time”


EXO member Xiumin has revealed his interest in becoming a certified barista.

In the upcoming episode of “EXO’s Show Time,” the boys of EXO will challenge themselves to do something new and exciting in celebration of the year 2014. They will study for the driving test, learn and improve their second language, become bakers, and try out other exciting activities. 

Xiumin, who has previously confessed to being a huge coffee fan, shared his wish to take his hobby to the next level, “I would like to obtain the barista licence.” Fellow member Chanyeol cheered on the aspiring coffee master, “I could see the back of a barista whenever he brew coffee at our dorm.”

On the filming day, Xiumin paid a visit to a talented barista and received lessons on choosing the coffee beans, roasting them, and finally on how to prepare a hand-dripped cup of coffee. It was also revealed that prior to the filming, he had already learnt tips and tricks from the same coffee expert, proving his true interest in the subject.

By paying constant attention to even the tiniest details, concentrating on his work, and carefully following the mentor’s instructions, Xiumin brew a tasty and aromatic cup of coffee. Even after the cameras stopped rolling, he was praised for being a promising barista.

Remember to check out the episode on January 16!