[Homeroast] Cold brewing?

Dave Smith dizzyd at dizzyd.com
Tue Jul 12 15:32:43 CDT 2011


Thank you all for your feedback and suggestions. I think I'll just
give a small batch a try and see how it goes -- I do like my coffee
more lightly roasted, so it seems possible that I won't like the
resulting "softness" of cold brewing.

Again, my thanks! :)

D.

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 11:20 PM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I only tried this year, I've been using the Aeropress more at work with the
> Coava Disk for an afternoon cup, hot or cold.
>
> -Chris
>
> Pecked out on my mobile phone.
> On Jul 11, 2011 9:41 PM, "Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee" <
> sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the recipes / ratios. Chris - your note made me realize
>> something of a glaring ommission: I have never tried brewing
>> aeropress over ice. Seems like a no-brainer since it is so easy to
>> make a strong ratio in an AP. I'll try it this week.
>>
>> T
>>
>>>I've tried cold-brew and also prefer hot coffee brewed strong into ice;
>>>usually Kenya or Ethiopia. Brewing into ice retains most of the attributes
>>>in a hot version. I usually brew a batch to take with me when going to the
>>>movies, since I'm not a soda drinker. Here are my proportions, the
> Alcatraz
>>>reference is to an Ethiopia Jimma batch I brewed that almost made me miss
>>>the ferry for an overnight Alcatraz trip, lots of fun.
>>>
>>>Iced Chemex
>>>40 g Coffee
>>>283 g Water
>>>196 g Ice (~8 cubes)
>>>
>>>Double-batch "Alcatraz" iced coffee
>>>80 g Coffee
>>>566 g Water
>>>392 g Ice (~16 cubes)
>>>
>>>Single-Serve Iced Aeropress
>>>14 g coffee
>>>100 g water
>>>70 g ice (~3 ice cubes)
>>>
>>>-Chris
>>>
>>>Pecked out on my mobile phone.
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>> --
>> -Tom
>>
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