Food Trend: Cold Brew Coffee Is Here To Stay

by vanessa

If youre wondering what the it drink willbe this summer, then look no further. Smoothies, slushies and beers have made way for a new kind of brew, an exquisite blend of iced coffee that has smitten coffee-connoisseurs all over. It's called cold brew coffee, and we predict that it's here to stay.The latest fad to hit the streets, this drink has already started making its presence felt in top restaurants acrossthe country. In fact, it's so popular now, that big food brands like Peet's and Starbucks have introduced it to their latest menus. So what's all the hoopla about?Cold brew coffee is not your regular iced coffee. While the latter is prepared by mixing regular hot coffee with ice and milk, the cold brew isas the name suggestsa true brew,steeped overnight or at least a couple of hours. Coffee grounds are steeped without heat at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, to bring out the natural aromas of the beanswithout completely extracting the bitterness and acidity that you would otherwise get. Then all you got to do is strain, and serve it up.No wonder fans are bragging about this refreshingdrink. It's smoother than regular iced coffeewithout being stronger or bitterbecause the steeping process is so gradual. If you're unable to find a fresh brew at a nearby restaurant or caf, make your own!Thisvideo will show youhow to prepare acup of cold brew coffee:

There you have it, you can easily make this delicious coffee athome.While the trend has caught on, there's more to it. Theres a whole new take on this cold brew toonitro coffee. Cold brew is infused with nitrogen to create nitro coffee: a bubbly, chilled version of itself. The best part? You can find itserved on tap at many local bars. Sounds like a great alternative to beer with an added shot of caffeine to beat the hot heat, doesnt it?Head to our Food
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