With the long, hot summer days approaching, you might be tempted to reach for an iced coffee, but if you’ve never tried cold brew coffee before, then here are some interesting facts about cold brew coffee you should know!
Cold brew is different from iced coffee in that cold brew has been steeped in room temperature water for approximately 24 hours before it’s served.
If you haven’t tried it before, it makes the perfect summertime drink and these interesting facts about cold brew coffee will help you enjoy it even more.
1. No Heat
One of the most obvious facts about cold brew coffee is that it is cold!
No heating elements ever get introduced into the process of cold brewing coffee, ever!
Cold brew (or cold press) is simply the method of steeping coffee grounds in room temperature or cold water for at least 12 hours, but it can be up to 24 hours.
The coffee grounds are then filtered out and the liquid concentrate that remains is served straight up or diluted (depending on how you like your coffee).