Save your money – make homemade cold brew coffee concentrate.
Equipment needed: quart sized mason jar with lid, strainer (or gold coffee filter), paper coffee filter
3/4 cups coffee, coarsely ground
3 cups filtered water, room temperature
Add ground coffee to quart sized mason jar.
Add 1 1/2 cups filtered water to mason jar. Stir to ensure that all grounds are moistened.
Add remaining 1 1/2 cups filtered water to mason jar.
Let cold brew mixture steep at room temperature 8-24 hours.
Using cheesecloth or paper filter lined strainer, strain coffee into a large measuring cup or bowl.
Rinse out mason jar, and use it to store the filtered cold brew concentrate.
Serve cold brew concentrate over ice, with 1/2 cup concentrate and 1/2 cup filtered water. Add sweetener and choice of milk.
Concentrate can be refrigerated for up to two weeks.