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Cold Brew newbie here

Reviving thread.
Took about twice the amount of pre-ground peaberry (Arabica/Robusta blend from local artisanal supplier) that I'd have used in my moka pot.
Shook up thoroughly in glass bottle with room temperature carbon filtered UV treated water from kitchen water purifier.
Left overnight just next to refrigerator (its warmer there) in covered tall, narrow glass bottle .
Sediment collects at the bottom of bottle in the morning.
Decanted/poured off into small pan leaving about half inch of liquid above sediment.
No need to use filter.
Added full cream milk & heated on stove.
Sweetened, poured into mug.
 
Hello all!

Haven't introduced myself yet in the main forum :blush:

I've been making cold brew for the past 3-4 years and while there great tools like the Primula Pace Cold Brew Coffee Maker (it makes the whole process very convenient and has a smaller footprint than my preferred workflow) I still prefer doing it this way:

Cold brewing:
  • Grind a bag of coffee beans using the coarsest setting
  • Pour the ground coffee into a wide mouthed container.
  • Fill the container with the water you use for your regular coffee. The proportion I use is 1/3 coffee, 2/3 water.
  • Stir the mixture and cover it.
  • Let rest for 16 hours.
  • Use a coffee press/sieve to transfer the coffee concentrate (that's what the result is) into thermoses/pitchers, etc.
Consuming the Cold brew:
  • Even though it is a concentrate, I prefer to drink it undiluted and chilled. My Art Director, a mate from my advertising days and a fellow coffee fiend, also prefers it that way.
  • Alternatively it can be consumed Vietnamese style: add condensed milk to taste (if you like it sweet then the proportion of coffee to milk may be something like 20-80 :clown: ) and pour over ice in a tall glass.

Because it is a time intensive process, unless I use the Primula Pace, I prefer to make it in large batches and split it my my AD mate :a17:

Taste profile: consumed on its own with no dilution, the concentrate is bright and not acidic, but still has a proper coffee boost :clap:
 
I LOVE cold brew:

Here is my machine:https://www.amazon.com/OXO-Grips-Coffee-ounces-Filters/dp/B00JVSVM36/ref=sr_1_6?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1514400738&sr=1-6&keywords=cold+brew+machine

Here is my grinder: https://www.amazon.com/Cuisinart-CBM-18N-Programmable-Conical-Burr/dp/B001NGO28Q/ref=sr_1_4?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1514400844&sr=1-4&keywords=cuisinart+conical+burr+grinder

Here is my coffee bean: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01HFK90JE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1

I think that you can get the coffee in a 5lb bag, but there is no seal on the package as there is with the 1lb bag.

I almost never get better cold brew out than I do in my own home. Brew time = 24 hours.
 
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