The iced coffee season is round the corner with sunny days, open-toed shoes, and lots of cold brew. However, just because coffee contains ice does not imply that it is excellent. It can be bitter, watery, and exorbitantly priced. This year, don't allow that to happen to you. Make a batch at home instead and control your own iced coffee fate. You can make it unbelievably good with fancy ice cubes, flavoured simple syrups, and chocolate. Not only will it save you a lot of money (people charge much too much for this stuff), but it will also save you a lot of money.

We've got four excellent iced coffee hacks and techniques right here that are about to alter your life.

Begin Brewing Cold Brew Coffee

A week's worth of food can be made from a single batch. All you have to do is combine the cold brew concentrate with water or milk in a 1:1 ratio, then add your favourite extras.

What makes iced cold brew coffee different from iced coffee? A coffee concentrate is brewed with cold water to make iced cold brew coffee. The grounds are steeped overnight (or for up to 24 hours), then filtered out of the concentrate and stored in the refrigerator until ready to use. Iced coffee is just regular hot coffee served over ice. (Hot water quickly extracts aroma and flavour from coffee grounds, but it also enhances the flavour, giving you the acidic notes seen in light roasts or the bitter undertones found in most dark roasts.)

The ratio of cold brew coffee- the slow, cold water steep is responsible for the smoother, the less acidic (and even sweeter) flavour of cold brew. The optimal ratio for making cold brew concentrate was found to be 2:1.

Cold Brew Coffee

 

 Begin by Preparing Iced Coffee or Milk Cubes

Regular ice will dilute the flavour of your coffee significantly over time (particularly if you're a slow sipper). Strong-brewed coffee cubes or frozen milk cubes should be avoided.

Coffee Ice Cubes

 

 To Make a Homemade Frappe, Blitz it

To make an extra-icy refresher, simply combine your ingredients with a few ice cubes in the blender.

Blending

 

 Feel Free to Add Your Own Flavour Shots

Vanilla fans won't be disappointed; homemade simple syrups are simple to produce and keep nicely in the fridge for future use. To make a Vietnamese-inspired sweet, creamy, delicious delight, combine iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk.

Adding Flavour Shots