Cold-Brew Coffee Kick

Cold is not a word usually associated with making java, but a growing number of caffeine connoisseurs are snapping up cold-brewing systems like the Toddy Coffee Maker. Ground coffee and cold water go into a plastic brewing container and are allowed to steep for 8 to 12 hours, resulting in a coffee concentrate that is then combined with hot water and warm milk or poured over ice to make the cup of your choice. The lack of brewing heat means fewer acids are extracted from the coffee, resulting in a beverage that's smoother and milder than your traditional cupful. --By Lisa...

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