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Cold-brew coffee is a hot hot hot trend, and you can make it yourself

| | Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

If summer’s heat has left you feeling bitter and over-extracted, think cold-brew, as in cold-brewed coffee. Fans say cold-brew is less bitter than coffee that has been subjected to heat. While there are gadgets for producing cold-brew, you can make it with no special equipment. This technique is so low-tech that anyone with running water can enjoy it.

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  2. | Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 12:05am

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