Cold brew, the slow process coffee
With the arrival of high temperatures, colder drinks are cold beverages, and the perfectand the perfect formula to continue enjoying coffee is to prepare it by means of the Cold Brew method.
Cold brew does not consist of preparing an espresso and then adding ice to it. infusing the ground coffee with water at room temperature, y let it cool down for at least 12 hours.
The process is slowThe process is slow, since during its preparation at no time the temperature increase intervenes, that is why time is the key factor in this preparation, since the chemical reactions chemical reactions that take place during the extraction process are produced more slowly.
Each barista must experiment and establish how many hours of pairing are required to bring out the different qualities of the coffee different qualities according to the coffee usedThe weight of the coffee… as the result can emphasize some nuances more or others. Therefore, there is no exact formula, the choice being a matter of taste, although there are some general guidelines to help us in the preparation.
The size of the grind should be similar to that used in the tasting, that is to say, a coarse grind and a medium roast level according to the Iecafé Foundation. On the other hand, if we use between 60 and 80 grams of coffee our beverage will have a light and refreshing flavorHowever, if we increase the weight between 80 and 120 grams, the flavor will be flavor will be much more intenseideal if we want to add a little milk.
The end result is a coffee coffee that keeps all its properties intact but has a lower acidity and a lower acidityIt is different from any other extraction method because the temperature of the water is not high.
Once the beverage is ready, it can be can be stored for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator, bearing in mind that the longer theKeep in mind that the longer it takes, the more the final result will be modified.
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