Cold Brew Coffee is extremely popular. In fact, it’s one of the longest standing trends the coffee industry has ever seen – we think it is here to stay. Our Master Roaster weighs in on how to make really strong cold brew and thought some of our readers might want to try making cold brew coffee at home. Learn about some cold brew facts, you might not have known like;
What is the difference between cold brew and regular coffee?
Is cold brew stronger than regular coffee?
What are the health benefits of cold brew coffee?
Why is cold brew less acidic than regular coffee?
How to make cold brew coffee at home?
What is cold brew espresso?
From a straight caffeine perspective, yes – cold brew is stronger than regular drip coffee. From a flavor perspective, no – cold brew actually has a smoother coffee finish because it is less acidic. People often evaluate coffee beans by how ‘strong’ it tastes when actually coffee strength is determined by caffeine levels. With Dan’s Cold Brewed Coffee Concentrate, you can decide how strong you want to make your cold brew. With cold brew, you can pour it over ice and maintain the strong coffee flavor as well as the taste of your iced drink. You can pour it over ice and maintain the strong coffee flavor as well as the taste of your iced drink.
Cold Brew Coffee has a multitude of health benefits, including potential weight loss, anti-aging effects, increased brain activity, and even linked to a longer life span. The most commonly-known benefit of Cold Brew is the lower acid levels which greatly reduce any negative coffee effects on your stomach and your teeth. Many studies have concluded that coffee is very healthy no matter how it is brewed and if you have acid re-flux or other stomach issues, stick to Cold Brewed Coffee as it’s much smoother on your digestive system.
Making cold brew coffee can be a long but rewarding process. You absolutely must start with Premium Coffee Beans and if you do not want to wait 18-24 hours for your homemade cold brew to steep, you can order Cold Brew Espresso right from us online. Our cold brew is made in a coffee warehouse in massive vats using advanced technology that keeps it fresh and smooth. Here are a few simple steps to making cold brew at home yourself;
Step 1: Grind your coffee beans using the coarsest grind option but don’t go too fine or your cold brew will turn out gritty and murky.
Step 2: Combine your ground coffee with cold water (do not use hot water) in a jug, jar, or other closing container. Keep your coffee to water ratio at least 1:4.
Step 3: Let this delicious-smelling mixture steep for 18-24 hours (cold storage or room temp).
Step 4: Strain your muddy coffee using cheesecloth a few times until there are no more coffee grounds hanging out at the bottom.
Step 5: Pour over ice and enjoy! See some amazing cold brew coffee recipes here.
What is White Coffee? White Coffee is coffee roasted half of the way through and to a lower temperature. By roasting it to this much lower temperature, you get a whitish colored bean that is higher in caffeine because you roast out less caffeine. This results in a very nutty and sweet taste profile much different from traditional coffee.