Recipe by Lindsay Hunt
Essential for summer and for keeping cool is a cold glass of iced coffee. There are many health benefits from drinking coffee, You can get your caffeine boost while keeping your body temperature down, which is very important on a sweltering day. It may take longer to make if you start out with hot coffee and wait until it’s cool enough to pour over ice, so why not skip a step and cold-brew your very own perfect cup of iced coffee? Here is how:
The great thing about cold-brewing your iced coffee is that it will have a lower acidity and higher caffeine content, making it a tastier version of your regular coffee. If you’re still keen on hot java, dilute the concentrate 1:1 with water and heat in the microwave or on the stove-top.
For cafes that cold-brew their own coffee to perfection, try Blue Bottle in Brooklyn, NY Kaffe 1668 in Lower Manhattan, NY or Stumptown in Portland, Oregon.