Cold brew is created by steeping medium-to-coarse ground coffee in room temperature water for 12 hours or longer and then filtering out the grounds for a clean cup without sediment.
It’s lower in acidity – According to a study it is over 67% less acidic than hot brewed coffee! .
It’s sweeter and smoother – Because the coffee grounds aren’t exposed to high temps, it usually tastes more flavourful and less bitter.
In this video our marketing director, Rachel Ducker, demonstrates how to make cold brew coffee from the comfort of your home.
1. Find a flat surface
2. Add 30 g of coffee
3. Pour in 250 ml of cold water in a circular motion to cover all grounds of coffee
4. Pop lid back on a leave to brew for 12-24 hours (We didnt have time for video purposes)!
5. Once brewed push the button to release the coffee!
6. The pour into your favourite coffee cup!
7. Add ice to make extra cold!
Thanks to its high caffeine content, this coffee can help you to lost weight. … Well, by drinking a cup of cold brew or nitro following a workout, you’ll increase your post-energy expenditure, or after-burn effect.
The caffeine contained in a cup of Joe increases the flow of blood to your brain, thus boosting your cognitive function. Research carried out by the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging shows that the bioactive compounds found in coffee can reduce cognitive deficits, as well as improving motor function.
Although these tests were carried out on lab rats, it’s thought that the same effects are seen in people. And the higher the coffee content of the brew, the bigger the brain boost you’ll receive.
This is another caffeine related benefit. Along with boosting your alertness and cognitive function, the stimulant has actually been shown to enhance your mood.
Cold brew is stored in the fridge, so ostensibly you could drink it straight from the fridge — but then you’d be revved up on high-octane coffee and miss the delights of sweetened, iced brew.