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Cold brew coffee is great — it has all the caffeinating and cooling properties of an iced coffee, but it’s brewed without any heat. Coffee grounds are soaked in cool water for several hours at a time to extract the rich coffee taste without the bitterness or acidity. The only downside? Cold brew takes time, about 8 hours to be exact!

The good news is that you can make it at home in your French Press— here’s how.

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee in a French Press

Cold Brew Recipe

6 oz. …

Who has tried to make “Dalgona” (whipped coffee) at home? It’s basically sugar, instant coffee, and hot water (and a lot of labor if you don’t have a stand mixer). The name is derived from dalgona, a Korean sugar sweet, due to the resemblance in taste and appearance, though most dalgona coffee doesn’t actually contain dalgona.

Since the whipped coffee craze has swept the virtual world, we had see if we could make a version from our own brewed coffee. With brewed coffee, we just made it …

We’re all living through a really unique time. Staying home, staying healthy, and keeping others safe are the priorities right now, but we get there is a big change to everyone’s realities! We also get that it helps right now to have a little fun, and document what we’re going through.

Kids are getting the chance to document their stay-at-home experiences with cool time capsules, so we thought – why can’t grown-ups have the same fun? That’s why we created our own version of the grown-up …

Above photo credit: Hannah Persson

These are certainly interesting times to have opened a new coffee roastery and cafe!

Watching stores close and experiencing social distancing when I do dare to venture out to buy groceries has been surreal to say the least. Watching the small businesses in my community and friends in the service industry struggle, I thought I would take a moment to share how we have adapted and upgraded our customer service in the hopes that other small businesses …

Coroco Coffee Roaster Collective is proud to be a female-owned company. Led by Karen Weckerly, we seek to empower women both as roasters and producers. Many of our coffees assist in the development of woman-led family cooperatives. Fair Trade Cooperatives are a business system designed to help producers achieve better trading conditions to benefit small-scale farmers and workers. Cooperatives are made up of farmers that produce the coffee. These small community associations are democratically …

What You Need: 

3C French Press Coffee: 36 grams set at medium-coarse grind Water: 660 grams or milliliters at 200 °F / 93.5 °C for brewing Additional water at 200 °F / 93.5 °C for preheating Stirring device Gram scale (1 gram = 1 milliliter) 

Brewing time: 4 minutes 

Step 1 

Preheat your French press with hot water. Discard this water. 

Step 2

Add coffee to the pot. Set it on top of the scale and tare the scale. 

Step 3 

Start the timer and begin pouring 540 …

One of the most frequent questions people ask when we talk in our tasting lab is “what’s the difference between light and dark roast coffee?” or “which has more caffeine: light or dark roast?” 

Generally speaking, darker roasts have been roasted longer and finish at a higher temperature than light roasts, and this process removes a bit more of the caffeine. As the consumer, one can visually observe that some beans appear lighter brown and dry and some appear darker and have a little (or a …

All of us want to help the environment and small changes to your daily routine can create a big difference.

For example, the use of one fabric bag can eliminate 783 plastic bags. A reusable bottle equals 83 plastic bottles saved. A metal straw can replace 295 plastic straws and help wildlife and our collective environment. Not to mention that our favorite reusable coffee cup saves the world over 1256 plastic cups. While many of us have made the leap to bags, bottles, straws and cups …

What You Need: 

Coffee: 22grams, set at medium-fine grind Water: 400 grams or milliliters at 200°F / 93.5°C for brewing Additional water at 200°F / 93.5°C for preheating Filters: #2 size Decanter Gram Scale (1 gram = 1 milliliter) 

Brewing time: Between 2:30 and 3 minutes 

Step 1 

Place filter in pour-over brew basket and set on top of decanter. Preheat by pouring hot water through. Discard this water. 

Step 2 

Place the brew basket with filter on a cup, and put everything …

So, you’re new to coffee.

You want to learn how to make a great pot of coffee at home, but aren’t sure where to start. You’ve tried your hand by picking and choosing what’s available at the local store, only to experience coffee that’s too sweet or too bitter. Now you’re ready to move on and experience a fresh, clean, well roasted cup of coffee. But you need to know where to begin. Great coffee begins with the beans. Most commercial coffee comes from two types of beans; Arabica and Robusta. …