Cold Brew Method

Cold brew is a popular method of making coffee that involves steeping coffee grounds in cold water for an extended period of time. This process results in a smooth and flavorful cup of coffee that is less acidic and less bitter than traditional hot brewed coffee.

To make cold brew, coarse coffee grounds are typically combined with cold water in a ratio of 1:4 or 1:5 and left to steep for 12-24 hours. The mixture can be left at room temperature or refrigerated during the steeping process. Once the steeping is complete, the coffee is usually filtered to remove the grounds and sediment, resulting in a concentrated coffee that can be diluted with water or milk to achieve the desired strength.

Cold brew coffee is often enjoyed as a refreshing summer beverage, but it can also be served hot or used as a base for cocktails or desserts. This method of brewing coffee has gained popularity in recent years due to its unique flavor profile and the ease of preparation. Additionally, since the coffee is not exposed to high temperatures during the brewing process, it contains lower levels of acidity and bitterness, making it a popular choice for those with sensitive stomachs.

Cold Brew Method

What you will need:
Kitchen Aid Cold brew maker or other cold brew vessel
250g medium dark roast coffee (ground coarse)
42oz cool water


1.Measure & Grind 

Start by coarsely grinding 250g of coffee beans. The grind should be about the size of coarse sea salt.

2. Add Coffee to Steeper

Remove the steeper assembly from the Kitche Aid Cold Brew Maker and add the ground coffee to the steeper.

3. Add Water

Pour 42oz of cold water into the carafe.

4. Secure in place & refrigerate 

Insert the steeper assembly into the carafe, making sure it is securely in place.

Place the lid on the carafe and refrigerate the cold brew for 12-24 hours. For a stronger concentrate, let it steep for closer to 24 hours.

5. 24 hours later

After the steeping time is complete, remove the steeper assembly from the carafe. Lift the lever on the steeper assembly to release the concentrate into the carafe.

6. Discard grounds

Discard the coffee grounds and rinse the steeper assembly and carafe with water.

7. Storing

The resulting cold brew concentrate can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To serve, dilute the concentrate with water or milk to your desired strength.

Remember, the KitchenAid Cold Brew Maker is specifically designed for making cold brew, so it will produce a concentrate that is smooth and full-bodied. The cold brew concentrate can be used as a base for various coffee beverages, including iced coffee, lattes, and mor

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