On the heels of our recent post about our well-loved New Orleans style iced coffee, we have been fielding some questions about how to cold-brew coffee at home. In the warmer months, many people look for an alternative to their usual hot coffee, but there are a few other benefits to cold-brewing coffee at home. First of all, it’s easy: a little measuring, a little waiting, and you’ll have a pitcher of coffee that will last for up to a week. Secondly, and more significantly, cold-brewed coffee is much lower in acidity than traditionally brewed coffee. This makes it an excellent alternative for coffee drinkers who are sensitive to acidity – either as a matter of personal preference, or upon the doctor’s recommendation!
With the right tools and some preparation, you can stock your fridge with cold-brewed coffee to enjoy as the summer approaches! (more…)