How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee

Cold-brew iced coffee with milk
You’ll be surprised how easy cold-brew is to make at home. (Image: LIVESTRONG.COM)

Let’s do some math real quick: If you purchase a $4 cold-brew coffee every morning, you’re spending roughly $120 per month — $1,440 per year! — on caffeine.

Sure, staying caffeinated is incredibly important, not to mention that coffee protects your liver, counters risk factors for heart attack and stroke and guards against Type 2 diabetes. But think of all the money you could save if you made your own cold-brew coffee.

And you’ll be surprised how easy it is to pull off at home. The cold-brew process involves little more than soaking coarsely ground coffee beans in cold or room-temperature water for at least 20 hours. Plus, cold-brew coffee is lower in acidity than typical, hot-brewed coffee.

How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee

You'd be surprised how easy it is to make at home

Posted by LIVESTRONG.COM on Sunday, June 18, 2017

Still not convinced to go the DIY route? Think about it this way: If you started making your own cold-brew coffee, you could use that $1.4K per year to buy a used car or 220 pieces of avocado toast — depending on where your priorities lie.

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