One of the many wonders of cold brew is how versatile it is. An example of this is how it serves as a perfect base for other drinks. As I have talked about in some of my other articles here, cold brewing coffee extracts very little acid from the bean. This makes it the ideal base for many cold drinks, but especially acidic or sugary ones.
Cold Brew Health Benefits
As we are aware, cold brew coffee has become extremely popular in recent years. Some of the reasons for this are the taste, the convenience and the fact that it is far superior to iced coffee in so many ways. However, there is another reason that this coffee craze has become a phenomenon. Cold Brew … Read more
What is Nitro Cold Brew Coffee?
Up until recently, nitro cold brew was the absolute hot trend in third wave, speciality coffee shops. In 2015, Starbucks starting selling nitro cold brew (or NCB for short) in most of their flagship stores. This caused many of the specialty places to lose interest but it can still be bought almost everywhere you can buy a coffee.
How to Choose Coffee Beans for Cold Brew?
This is a worthy question. Generally when you ask somebody about the best coffee beans to use you will get the generic answer: ‘it all comes down to taste and preference’. God knows I have said this sentence too many times to count and it is essentially true – we all have different coffee tastes. I prefer more bright, acidic notes while a colleague of mine prefers darker, chocolaty notes.
In this article we will show you how to think when choosing you beans for cold brew, but if you want a list our recommendations we have one.
Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee – Which One Is Better?
This can be a confusing and challenging topic for many and has even caused arguments among friends of mine. Iced coffee has been a staple in coffee houses in Europe and particularly the States for the last 100 years or so. Cold brew, however, has only started gaining popularity in Western Europe and the States … Read more
How to Start Making Your Own Cold Brew – A Step by Step Guide
When people think about cold brew they assume it is complicated and expensive to do at home because cold brew is extremely expensive when you buy it in a coffee shop. In fact, it is incredibly easy and cheap. It is so simple to make some things you already have in the house into a cold brew coffee maker.
Today I am going to be talking about a few pain free, DIY methods of making your own batch of cold brew at home.