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How long will iced latte keep in the Fridge?

When I worked in a coffee shop and we prepared a beverage similar to an iced latte, we always mixed the milk in with the chilled espresso. Keep in mind this was a beverage prepared ahead of time and ...
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Coffee philosophy: Ice then coffee or coffee then ice

I'll give some background, a hypothesis, and (more important) instructions to find out experimentally. The experiment is easy and fun. I did experiments such as paper vs. bamboo filter, slightly ...
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If I leave my brewed coffee to rest, will it lose caffeine?

Yes, but not in any significant or noticeable amounts. Caffeine is stable in solution for quite some time. Considering a average cup of coffee (~100mg of caffeine), you may lose a few milligrams of ...
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Extending the Japanese Brewing Method to Espresso

The Japanese or Kyoto Method and espresso a extremely dissimilar in their extraction methods and flavor profiles. It is truly like comparing apples and oranges. Espresso utilizes pressure as its ...
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Methods to get a better taste out of iced coffee

Iced coffee, specifically drip brewed coffee poured over ice has a few things to consider with respect to taste. It has the acidity of regular coffee, often making it harsh(er) to drink, cold ...
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Is this coffee Kombucha?

In order to be Kombucha, you would need to have a starter, unless (somehow) enough bacteria was present in the coffee / sugar / cup (highly unlikely). It would also be extremely unlikely that even if ...
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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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How to make a delicious cold coffee from ground coffee?

What you have mentioning is widely known as iced-coffee. The most widely adopted method is to brew any type of coffee: filter, drip or french-press. Then, adding ice cubes in a cup and pour the ...
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Iced (cold) coffee stronger than hot?

Stronger: No. Subltle differences: Yes. For people who tolerate caffeine, want the longevity benefits, and looking for something gentler on your stomach with slightly less caffeine, cold brew is your ...
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If I leave my brewed coffee to rest, will it lose caffeine?

Largest drops observed after a 24 hour period were 4.1% during this study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2500782
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What's the difference between iced cafe au lait and iced coffee?

One should know that Cafe Au Lait is literally Coffee with Milk in French, and thus - that's the thing about it - Cafe Au Lait has much more milk in it.
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Can making iced coffee (with cola) on my Coffee Press harm the Press?

Interesting, I have never heard of this brewing method before! What kind of press do you own...an Aeropress/French Press? Can you post a link to the model? I wouldn't think this would hurt the press. ...
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How would the ratios of iced coffee differ from regular coffee?

Recipes vary according to taste, but if you want a similar concentration ("strength") of coffee, you'll probably want to use a stronger brew of coffee (basically amounts to using more grounds). This ...
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Cold Espresso with moka pot

The moka pot is by design unsuitable for a cold brew. In a moka pot, the water in the lower compartment is brought to a boil and the resulting steam pushes the hot water through the grounds in the ...
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Why is my dalgona coffee foamy instead of creamy?

Any idea why the foam is not creamy anymore? And I get a froth instead? Could this be due to mixing it on a higher/quicker level? Yes, absolutely. Rudimentary speaking the process of whipping ...
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How to make a delicious cold coffee from ground coffee?

May i offer a nice way to do your cold coffee for great flaour? If you do pour over for your ground coffee (like a v60) try a 60/40 ratio of hot water to ice To quote shamelessly from this recipe at ...
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Is cold coffee stronger than regular coffee?

Cold brew generally has a higher concentration of caffeine due to the process of which it is made. Somewhere between 1:4 and 1:8 caffeine to water ratio. Whilst regular coffee is somewhere between 1:...
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Cold Espresso with moka pot

Chilled moka tends to work well only if sweetened slightly (even if you don't normally sweeten yout coffee). A trick that came from my grandmother (along with my moka pot) is to make a pot and chill ...
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What's the difference between iced cafe au lait and iced coffee?

The difference is in the milk. A Cafe Au Lait is a strong coffee base, with steamed milk. This is different from a caffe latte in that it is strong coffee, not espresso. Iced Cafe Au Lait has a ...
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