[Homeroast] Cold brewing?

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 19:03:54 CDT 2011


Thanks for your input on this Tom. I have not refined my taste buds to have
this depth of experience you just shared with us.
Much appreciated.
joe

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 4:24 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:

> For cold coffee I prefer icing hot coffee brewed on the strong side. I like
> bright coffees for iced coffee. (you account for the ice you are going to
> melt in chilling the coffee as part of the coffee-water ratio).
>
> As for cold brew, I am not a fan, in general. I have tasted some pretty
> nice stuff, but never any that made it seems a better brew option than using
> hot water. It tastes duller to me, syrupy, liquor-like, less aromatic,
> heavy, lacking liveliness. That could work with a Sumatra, but not with the
> brighter coffees I prefer cold. So I just don't do it, basically.
>
> As everyone else has repeated, the quality of the coffee definitely does
> matter... absolutely. Unless you are just roasting to char levels.
>
> Tom
>
>
>  Hi all,
>>
>> I was contemplating attempting to cold-brew some coffee (I'm branching
>> out in my old(er) age). Some of what I've read suggests that there is
>> little/no difference between using store-bought and "expensive"
>> coffees when using this method. Is there anyone on the list that
>> regularly cold-brews their home-roasted coffee and/or has done a
>> comparison with store-bought coffee?
>>
>> I realize there MAY be a bit of selection bias in my choice of audience...
>> :)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> D.
>>
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