Summer has arrived, it’s hot outside, and a cold drink would be so amazing right now. So, what should you do? Cold brew Vs. Ice tea, what is it going to be?
We Say Cold Brew All The Way!
You can quickly make your way to your favorite coffee shop around the corner, or you can easily make a personalized cold brew right from the comfort of your own home. If you decide to go the DIY route you’ll be amazed at the money you can save. So let’s sharpen your abilities, manifest your inner barrista and get down to business.
The best part about making your own cold brew is that you can easily experiment with the ingredients, mix them up with some interesting additives and really create your own personal recipe. Once you've mastered the fundamentals, there’s no limit you can do whatever you want.
With no further ado, let's get down to understanding what you require to do and how to do it like a pro.
Is Cold Brewing A Recent Trend, Or Has
It Been Around For A Long Time?Drinking cold brew coffee isn't a current trend, it's more of a revolution getting better and better with each day that passes. Many individuals have been craving something smooth and delicious that provides a dose of caffeine and is also cool and refreshing during the summer months. Cold brewing gives them a chance to have it and they can't get enough of it.
How Long Does A Cold Brew Take and
How Long Can It Be Stored?
Cold brewed coffee is made by steeping the grounds in water for a enough time to extract the flavor from the grounds. If you aren't aware of the right time to steep cold brew, you might find yourself with a very bitter brew. If you set the time frame too short, the brew will lack the delicious taste we all crave and love. To start mix your grounds with water and let it steep for around 12 hours, then feel free to experiment until you reach your desired flavor and strength.Once your brew is ready for consumption, you can pour it into glass jars and store it in the refrigerator. It can stay fresh for up to two weeks.
The Many Benefits of Cold Brewing
Helps Boost Metabolism
When you consume cold brew coffee, the caffeine in it can help you burn more calories even when you're not moving. It, therefore, facilitates weight loss or maintains your current weight.
Great For Sensitive Tummies
Given that cold brew coffee is not exposed to any heat whatsoever, it is an excellent drink for people who have sensitive stomachs. Why? This is because cold brew coffee is less acidic and smoother than regular coffee.
Besides, you may opt to use flavored beans based on your taste. Whatever you fancy drinking, waste no time and do right by yourself.
Ground coffee beans and room temperature water are all that's needed to make cold brew coffee. Before being filtered, the mixture must steep for up to 24 hours. While it takes longer than hot-brewed coffee, the end product is a large amount of coffee concentrate.
Because the concentrate may be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, you'll spend less time preparing your morning coffee.
How Can We Make A Cold Brew?Now that we have a handle on the basics let's begin our journey with simple cold brew recipe. Remember the this is a starting pointing don’t be afraid to experiment.
- Place the espresso beans in a grinder by using the coarsest setting. The grains ought to look like coarse cornmeal. A heaping cup of grounds should get the job done. Remember, the coffee / water ratio for cold brew coffee is 1:5 you can then experiment to achieve a flavor that makes you happy.
- In the jar containing the coffee grinds, pour cold water on top of the grinds. To guarantee that the beans are drenched with water, gently mix with a long spoon.
- To keep residue and sediment out, cover the container with a top or a thin plate. Leave it to steep for about 12 to 24 hours.
- Place a little strainer or filter over a jar or cup.
- Put the container in the refrigerator for later use.
Believe it or not, recipes with cold brew coffee are that simple! And now you can enjoy your cold brew as you relax poolside on a hot summer afternoons.
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