Cold-brew (aka Iced Coffees) coffee is all the rage these days, and for a good reason – it’s smooth, flavorful, and less acidic than traditional hot-brewed coffee. If you’re a cold brew lover, you might be interested in learning how to make it at home!
This blog article will show the process step-by-step so that you can enjoy a delicious cold brew any time you want.
What is Cold Brew/Iced Java?
An authentic cold brew coffee is prepared by steeping coffee grinds in cold water for some time, typically 12 hours. Some people like to let it sit even longer. This coffee-making style results in a less acidic and smoother flavor than when brewed with hot water. Cold brew coffee is also less likely to cause jitters or anxiety than coffee made with hot water.
The Benefits of Cold Brew Coffee
There are two types of people for coffee: those who like it hot and those who want it cold. You’re lucky if you like it cold because cold brew coffee is becoming increasingly popular. It is refreshing, but it also has several benefits that you may not have known before.
People have said Cold brew coffee is easier on the stomach. It’s also higher in caffeine, so cold brew is the way to go if you’re looking for a morning pick-me-up. And last but not least, cold brew coffee has a richer flavor than hot coffee. Enjoy the taste of your favorite beans without adding sugar or even cream.
If you’re sold on cold brew coffee, you may be wondering how to make it at home. Guess what, and it’s pretty easy! It would be best to have a pitcher or jar, some ground coffee, and some filtered water.
Recipe for Cold/Iced Coffee Brew
Making your cold brew coffee at home is easy and only requires a few simple ingredients. All you need is your favorite coffee, H2O, and a vessel for brewing (we like to use a French press).
To make cold brew coffee, simply:
- combine coffee and filtered water in your French press (or another brewing vessel)
- stir to combine, and then let the mixture sit overnight
- Press down on the plunger to filter the coffee in the morning, and voila! You have cold brew concentrate that you can dilute with water or milk to enjoy.
If the iced coffee is too strong or bitter for your taste, you can try adding a little bit of sugar or vanilla extract to balance things out. Experiment until you find a flavor that you love.
Cold Brew Recipes
Are you looking for more delicious cold brew recipes? Check out the extensive web collection of cold brew coffee recipes with a simple google search or explore more of our blogs! There’s a recipe here for everyone, from classic cold brew to cold brew variations like the Vietnamese iced coffee. So, what are you waiting for? Get brewing!
Making cold brew coffee at home is a simple and easy process that anyone can do. With just a few ingredients and some essential equipment, you can make yourself a delicious cup in the comfort of your kitchen.
We hope you enjoyed our simple step-by-step guide on making cold brew coffee at home.
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