How To Make Cold Brewed Coffee

Here’s how to make cold brewed coffee at home.

cold brew coffee


1 3/4 cup coarse ground coffee beans
3 2/3 cups cold water


  1. Place the ground coffee into a mason jar or any container that will be able to seal properly and keep all the gunk out.
  2. Pour in the water and close the container. Set this aside for a minimum of 20 hours – leave for 24 hours for good measure.
  3. Through a sieve and a cheese cloth, filter all the ground coffee out.
  4. Cold brewed coffee can be stored for up to 10 days in the fridge. It lasts quite a while because you only use a quarter cup at a time.
  5. Well done, you’ve just learned how to make cold brewed coffee from scratch.

Recipe & photo by Shawn Greyling

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