Cold Brew Coffee
Cold Brew Coffee requires a different extraction method, using cold filtered water, coarsely ground coffee beans and a much longer steep time to prepare Cold Brew.
Benefits of drinking Cold Brew Coffee
Coffee contains many phytochemicals, antioxidants and other nutrients which have been found in researches being beneficial to human bodies. Unfortunately, drinking coffee can sometimes cause acid reflux or similar issues.
Cold-brewed coffee is 67 percent less acidic than hot-brewed. Without all that acid, the burnt flavour that plagues hot-brewed coffee is eliminated. Plus, the reduced acid makes it healthier for our stomach and teeth. Several studies show cold-brewed coffee even having a sweeter taste because of its lower acidity.
Caffeine is more soluble and extracted more easily at higher temperatures. Cold brew’s high bean-to-water ratio and longer brew time give it more reputation.
128g coarsely ground coffee
3-1/2 cups cold water (828ml)
1. Place the coarsely ground coffee grounds in a 2-quart glass jar, add water and stir to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and let steep at room temperature for at least 12 hours or even up to 24 hours.
2. Line a fine-mesh strainer with a standard coffee filter and fit it over a medium bowl. Working in batches, slowly pour the coffee into the filter until all of the liquid has passed through the strainer and stop when reaching the solids at the bottom of the glass jar. Discard the grounds and the contents of the strainer.
3. Wash and dry the glass jar. Transfer the strained coffee into the glass jar. Cover and refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 2 hours or even up to 5 days.
Milk, half-and-half, or water
For each cup of iced coffee, dilute the concentrate with an equal portion of milk, half-and-half, or water. Sweeten with simple syrup if desired and top with ice.
How to Make Cold Brew Coffee at Home
DIY Cold-Brew Coffee
What Are the Benefits of Cold Brew Coffee?
Cold brew coffee is healthier than hot coffee