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Easy Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

Making cold brew coffee at home is amazingly simple. With just a little prep, you can enjoy delicious cold brew coffee all week long. Watch the video above!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 12 hrs
Total Time: 12 hrs 10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cold Brew, Cold Brew Coffee, How to Make Cold Brew Coffee
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 1kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1 cup coffee beans


  • Grind your coffee beans to a medium coarse consistency. 
  • Add the water and ground coffee beans to a mason jar or other glass storage container. Then, leave it on your counter to steep for 12-15 hours. 
  • Strain the coffee through a fine mesh sieve that's lined with a couple layers of cheesecloth over a large measuring cup or bowl. Alternatively, you could use a nut-milk bag or coffee filter on top of the sieve. 
  • Pour the strained cold brew concentrate back into a clean mason jar and store in the refrigerator. 
  • To serve, pour the cold brew concentrate over ice, with water or with your favorite milk or creamer. 



  • The recipe make approximately 3 cups of cold brew concentrate.


Calories: 1kcal | Sodium: 16mg | Calcium: 10mg