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Warm Brew Coffee?

Well I'm a chemist, but I can't say I'm an expert at scientific coffee extraction; take what I've got to say with a grain of salt. Whenever you are extracting something into water, the temperature ...
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Is it possible to Cold Brew using an Aeropress?

Don't brew in the Aeropress itself. Brew in a jar like in classic methods and use the Aeropress only for fast and easy straining, taking care not to stir up the grounds from the bottom of the jar as ...
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What's the recommended coffee to water ratio for cold brew?

17:1 water to coffee ratio (by weight) for regular coffee 4:1 ratio for cold brew The extraction will also be impacted by things like grind size, water temp & dwell time so in order to get a "...
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How to make cold brew concentrate?

Like @Shiri said in comments above (and hopes that I'm not answer-sniping), most recipes for cold-brew are concentrates. Within reason, try brewing with a smaller amount of water! Compare guides like ...
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Cold Brew Coffee at home?

If you happen to own a French press, just put your ground coffee in there with water and either leave on the counter or place in the fridge. Next day, stir if you like, press and pour. No fancy ...
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Cold Brew Coffee at home?

The easiest way to go is doing a full-immersion cold-brew. Grab a Mason Jar, Jar, beer bottle, anything. Grind your coffee (normally for french press) Put natural temperature (24°C) pure water. Let ...
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Cold Brew Coffee at home?

One method is to use submerge your grounded beans in water for 24 hours and use a traditional cone filter. Place the filter in a pour over cylinder if you have one and that will remove the grounds ...
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How can I make filtering my cold brew easier?

Well this idea was not entirely mine. Some of my senior colleagues gave me this idea a long time ago. When I make Cold Brew, what I do is: First simply let the coffee grounds steep in the water (no ...
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Warm Brew Coffee?

There are a few principles involved here (a chemical engineer's perspective on leaching - essentially coffee brewing is just that). As Eli mentioned, solubility in water for most materials increases ...
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Difference between cold brew and iced coffee?

Iced coffee is simply hot brewed coffee or espresso that has been poured over ice, and possibly mixed with contaminants like milk and sugar ;) Cold brew is coffee that has been brewed with cold water ...
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What is a good ratio for nitro cold brew that will not be diluted?

The two big numbers I use when brewing are ratio and time. With these set correctly, you can do batches from 1L to 25L and the only difference is how hard it is to drain/filter. I cold brew large ...
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Sealed or non-sealed immersion cold-brew

This is just a guess, but I suppose using a non-sealed container would speed up oxidation and deterioration of the coffee due to continuous exposure to atmospheric oxygen, just as storing the dry ...
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What exactly is the difference between coffee and coffee extract?

As clear an answer as likely there is: Extraction is everything that the water takes from the coffee. So a cup of coffee is coffee extract. A shot of espresso is coffee extract. As far as natural ...
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quality of water for cold brew and packaging

This question differs greatly on a couple key factors. First, whether it is just for your own use, and second, how long you want to keep it for. If you are drinking this yourself, you can make it and ...
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How can I maximize cold brew yield without harming flavor?

It generally depends on your brew ratio (# grams of coffee to # grams of water) some people go with 1:6, 1:7, etc. And keep in mind the higher your ratio is the less concentrated the coffee will be, ...
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Freezing Cold Brew?

Yes, you can freeze cold brew. There was a time in my life when I did exactly that. I prepared cold brew in a large batch, then, each day before work, I filled a stainless steel water bottle and stuck ...
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How can I make filtering my cold brew easier?

I've also taken a hint from the tea world and decided to just bag it! I've had good results using a cotton bag with a draw string top to hold my ground coffee. Dump the coffee in the bag, cinch the ...
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How can I make filtering my cold brew easier?

Container brew and discard the sludge As detailed in this answer, make the cold brew in a container. The grounds will settle to the bottom. When you serve yourself, pour gently and the grounds will ...
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Large scale cold brewing - Mesh bag technique - What size mesh is best?

I have had bags made up in China. 30cm x 30cm 100 micron is best for stepping. Put 5kgs of coffee in each bag and filter it a second time straight out of the tap. Ohhhh and never squeeze the bags.
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Calculate diluted concentration of cold-brew

The math is fairly simple. You know for how much concentrated cold brew you will be using that it is at a ratio of 1:4. Since the resulting concentration of the cold brew is constant (since it has ...
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What coarseness of grind works best for cold brew?

In addition to the above listed guides I have also found another two to answer your question. Prima Coffee recommends a medium to fine grind. They are using an AeroPress with 2 filters. They do ...
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How to make cold brew concentrate?

This is my first answer, and I'm sharing my own personal method for making concentrate. Hope this helps! First: Source your coffee! My preference is very fresh, bright, fruity blends direct from a ...
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Do you need to use ice water in a Bruer slow drip coffee maker?

I have no specific experience with this cold brew device but a general understanding of how extraction works and experience with other devices. In short, you can definitely use water at room ...
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Cold brew concentrate too light

Did you follow recipe procedures (with all due respect)? up the amount of coffee to water ratio. Cold brews will use at about double the amount of a hot brew. grind beans for cold brew? I've heard ...
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How to make Autocrat style coffee syrup

If you are referring to Autocrat coffee syrup, which is basically just corn sugar syrup with a bit of coffee concentrate (and likely some preservatives). So yes you can make it yourself, by making or ...
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quality of water for cold brew and packaging

water and cold brew i personally use either bottled 'SmartWater' or an additive known as 'Third Wave Water' It is the added minerals that make it good. A PET bottle: for consumption that day - no ...
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How to save over extracted coffee made using Dutch cold brew method?

Well, when you are talking about cold-brewing methods, you will always want coarse ground coffee. If you are set on using this finely ground coffee in your Dutch Coffee Brewer you will want to try a ...
Michael Hartmann's user avatar
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How to save over extracted coffee made using Dutch cold brew method?

Actually, this is discussed in a different context on Coffee SE a while ago. You may want to check the question and relevant answers What can I do with bad coffee beans? So, even if you have some ...
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How long can we safely store cold brew concentrate?

In my experience, if you have sanitised your equipment properly you should get three to four weeks when storing cold brew in a ready-to-drink ratio in the fridge. My feeling is that concentrate would ...
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What are good ratios for cold brewing coffee?

According to Food52, the optimal cold brew coffee ratio is 3/4 cup coarsely ground coffee to every four cups of cold water Psst… We've Figured Out the Perfect Cold Brew Coffee Ratio
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