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The Case for Cold Brew Coffee
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Cold brewed is great.
There is a metal mesh cold brew insert for glass Mason jars.
I've been making cold brew coffee for almost a year now, and have made it usually in a 20oz to 1qt sized contained with a lid or plastic zip lock over the whole thing. When making for bulk I've used a large beer pitcher I got from a thrift store. hahaha Sucking down the brew there Dude!
I've often made it with just regular ground coffee added to water, and it elevates the cheap stuff. Of course, I did order some cold brew grounds from Amora and may have spoiled myself too much although the order only cost me $1. I'll be cancelling since I cannot pay what they want for a pound and that'd be the only reason for me.
I agree with another comment where it was confessed it is too easy to drink way too much caffeine this way. It is smooth, and as a substantive drink it holds the ice cool cold for longer than you'd think. That's the way I prefer to drink it. I've tried it hot, and was glad to learn a tip or two from the article
It really is a delicious way to enjoy your coffee.
I have been making French press coffee to use as a cold brew, it is so tasty and save money and calories. The only thing I add to the cold coffee is a little bit of coffee creamer.
Still an interesting read the Second time.
And at the other end of the spectrum Starbucks serves their coffee at 300 degrees (or so it seems)
Good to know
I tried a pre-made one recently, it was nice.
As a tea drinker who has made tea with cold water (it doesn't take as long as your coffee but longer than hot water steep), I can see the advantages to doing cold brew. Not sure if it would help me get past the burned aftertaste in regular coffee.
Totally agree with YankeeM.... The only thing in the article i disagree with is adding water to the cold brew mixture. I drink it straight. I used a Toddy for years but now I have a glass decanter with a filter that I use.
I used your link for the Toddy; I went straight over to Amazon.com and purchased one for under $20 - not the one in your link, but a best seller. Thank you again!
Nice article, may have to try homemade cold coffee this summer
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