Measure out half a pound (227 g) of your favorite Java Works Coffee.  We used Mountain Gems Fair Trade Organic Hummingbird - a light to medium roast.  *Tip - Use lighter roasts for cold brew as you will get a smoother, sweeter concentrate.  Darker roasts will be smokier.

 

 

Grind the the coffee to a coarse consistency - similar to french press.  We are going to be soaking the grounds for between 12-14 hours, so too fine and you'll be left with a bitter final product.  For more information about grind levels, click here.

 

 

Pour the freshly ground coffee into a glass vessel that can hold around 10 cups of water.  We are going to be adding 8 cups, and the grounds will take up the rest of the space.

 

 

Fill the container with 8 cups (64 oz) of room temp to cold water.  Make sure you give the grounds a stir so they are all saturated, then throw it in the fridge! 

 

 

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