Whether you like your cold brew black or with a splash of your favorite creamer, when you learn how to make cold brew coffee at home you’ll enjoy a caffeine pick-me-up, save money, and have a moment to pause and reconnect with the Lord.
Read on to learn how to make cold brew coffee for summer.
Cold brew coffee is just like your traditional hot coffee, but brewed cold. It’s made by soaking coffee grounds in water at cool temperatures. This process gives it a smooth flavor perfect for a warm summer’s day.
What’s the difference between cold brew and iced coffee?
The difference is simple; it’s all in the brewing. Cold brew coffee is brewed cold and enjoyed cold. Iced coffee is brewed hot and consumed cold.
Unlike other ways to brew coffee—like pour-overs or drip—you don’t need any special equipment to make cold brew coffee. Most of the equipment you need is already in your kitchen! Here’s what you’ll need:
The beans you choose for your cold brew play a key role in the flavor. The best coffee for a cold brew is dark roast—Courage and Justice. Light and medium roast coffees are great for drip or pour-over brews, but the bitter bite of the dark roast is best for a rich, flavorful cold brew.
The last thing that we need to discuss before we get into how to make cold brew coffee is the ratio. What is the ideal cold brew coffee ratio? There are two ratios to keep in mind.
Making your own cold brew coffee is a quick, easy way to brew your favorite summer beverage at home. The only rule is to make sure to let your cold brew sit for 12 to 24 hours before you enjoy your first glass.
Start your summer morning with a cold caffeine boost and take a moment to reconnect with Jesus. After you learn how to make cold brew, you’ll have more time in your mornings to enjoy your favorite cup of coffee and have extra time to reflect on His presence in your life.
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