How to Make Cold Brew Coffee the Simple Way

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In this Instructable, Duby from Tinker will explain his process; How to make Cold Brew Coffee the easy way.

There are many ways to make coffee and the results for flavour and strength vary per technique. Cold Brew creates a wonderfully smooth coffee, with low acidity and has the highest level of caffeine.

Watch the short video or follow the written steps with photographs as a guide.

Happy coffee making.

Step 1: Grind Your Coffee

Start off by grinding one cup of freshly roasted coffee beans to a medium consistency, somewhat like the texture of beach sand.

Step 2: Just Add Water

Place the ground coffee into a large glass container and add 4 cups of filtered water.

Step 3: Stir and Cover

Stir & cover with cling film. Then place in the fridge and leave it overnight or for a minimum of 12 hours.

Step 4: Filter Cold Brew - First Pass

Pour the cold brew through a sieve and return the course grinds back to the earth.

Step 5: Filter Cold Brew - Second Pass

Place one square of paper towel into a clean sieve and allow the cold brew to do a second filtration. This time you will be removing the finely ground coffee.

Step 6: Ready to Enjoy!

Once complete, your cold brew is ready to drink. 8) Heat it up or serve it cold over ice, with or without milk.

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    paul.n.dubczukgerardomaduro1

    Answer 12 months ago

    Of course you can. Roasted beans, freshly ground will always give you the best flavours, however there is nothing wrong with using pre-ground coffee. Have a go and let me know how it turned out for you. Enjoy =)

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    Swansong

    1 year ago

    That looks good, I love coffee but I've never tried cold brew :)

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    paul.n.dubczukSwansong

    Reply 1 year ago

    Then this simple procedure is for you... So glad you like my Instructable =)
    It's a terrific way to enjoy coffee, especially if you like a smooth coffee that isn't bitter.