How to make cold brew at home

How to make cold brew at home

Cold brew coffee has quickly become a popular option for coffee lovers who want a smooth, refreshing cup of joe without the bitterness of traditional hot brewed coffee. The best part? You can easily make cold brew at home with just a few simple ingredients and some time to let it steep. Here's how you can make delicious cold brew coffee in the comfort of your own kitchen.

First, you'll need some coarsely ground coffee. We recommend using our specialty Homerun Hound Cold Brew Blend. But you can try experimenting with different blends to find the perfect taste for you. For a standard batch of cold brew, you'll want to use a ratio of 1 cup of coffee grounds to 4 cups of water. You can adjust this ratio to suit your taste preferences.

Next, you'll need a large container to mix your coffee grounds and water in. A glass jar or pitcher works well for this. Simply add your coffee grounds to the container and pour in the water, stirring gently to make sure all the grounds are fully saturated.

Cover the container with a lid or plastic wrap and let it sit at room temperature for at least 12 hours, but preferably up to 24 hours. This allows the coffee to steep and develop its rich, smooth flavor. After the steeping time is up, strain the coffee through a fine-mesh sieve or a cheesecloth to remove the grounds. You can also use a coffee filter for a cleaner cup of cold brew.

Once your cold brew is strained, you can enjoy it straight over ice or add your favorite creamer or sweetener to customize your drink. Cold brew coffee can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, so you can make a big batch and have it ready to go whenever you need a pick-me-up.

If this is still too much work, we have an easy solution: try our Cold Brew Packs. They come in the sachets, already ground and measured out. Just follow the instructions on the package, add water and put in the fridge, you will have a delicious cup of cold brew in no time! 

Making cold brew at home is a simple and cost-effective way to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, especially during hot summer months when hot coffee just doesn't hit the spot. Experiment with different coffee beans and brewing times to find your perfect cold brew recipe and enjoy a refreshing and tasty beverage whenever you like. Cheers!

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