Cold Brew

An Easy, Portable Way to DIY Cold Brew Coffee

In our recent examination of iced coffee, we discovered that making cold brew coffee is a cumbersome process. Even though it's grown in popularity, the time and effort involved tend to encourage people to just buy it at hipster coffee shops—or now, even at Starbucks. But a new compact brewing system plans to make it easy to make cold brew yourself.

Cold Brew Continues Starbucks’ Trendy Turn

Starbucks certainly hasn’t been shy about trying to keep their coffee cred with a focus on independent coffee house trends. They released rare small batch, single-origin coffee at their new Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room in Seattle, as well as a bean delivery service.

These Designers Transform Coffee Brewers Into Gorgeous Landmarks and Spaceships

What does the intersection of coffee geekery and Francophilia look like? Probably like this cold brew coffee maker modeled after the Eiffel Tower. The 2,000-milliliter version above is the latest from Korean designers Dutch Lab, who have made a name for themselves creating beautiful, high-quality, slow-drip cold brew systems.

The Eiffel Tower is just one in a series of Dutch Lab’s striking brewers. They also feature a Big Ben model, a Millennium Falcon and this massive, steam punk-inspired piece called Gothicism.

7 Questions for the Man Brewing the IPA of Coffees

It doesn’t take more than a cursory glance at the IPA section of your local grocery store to know that ratcheting up hop levels has helped fuel America’s craft beer movement. But could the flavorful flowers also be the next big thing in coffee? Quite possibly, and a Colorado roaster is leading the charge.