With warmer weather finally here and summer just around the corner, we'll (hopefully) find some time for relaxing in the back yard or out on the deck with a nice cold refreshing beverage. Well did you know that those delicious iced coffee drinks that you love so much (and pay so dearly for) at your local coffee shop can be enjoyed at home too, and for a fraction of the cost? It's easy and fun too.
First you'll need to whip up a batch of cold brew coffee that will serve as a base for all of your yummy coffee creations. By brewing the coffee at room temperature over a longer period of time (12-15 hours), you'll get all of the flavor, aroma and caffeine, without the bitterness and acidity that gets extracted from the coffee beans when brewing with hot water. The result will be a much smoother yet flavorfull coffee. Perfect for our iced coffee drinks. Here's how: