DIY: Brew Cold Brew Coffee in a French Press

Cold brew coffee is incredibly smooth and delicious, and easy to make at home. We'll show you how to make cold brew concentrate, and then dilute to make cold brew coffee. If you prefer to have your concentrate already made for you, you can order our concentrate online for home delivery.

Cold Brew Coffee French Press Style


5 oz coffee, ground coarse (we use Bizzarri Blend for our concentrate, but you can use any coffee you have on hand)

25 oz + 16 oz cold filtered water 


» Weigh and grind coffee, then add to French Press

» Pour in 25 oz of water and stir to ensure all grounds are saturated

» Cover and and steep in refrigerator 8-12 hours 

» Plunge and dispense concentrate in to a larger container

» Add remaining 16 oz of water to container

» Serve over ice, or store refrigerated for up to 5 days

That's it! If you have a little extra time on your hands, give this recipe a try, and let us know how it worked out. You can leave us a comment below, or tag us on Instagram @caffeumbria

Happy brewing!

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