Oh, my first blog post. Naturally, it needs to be about coffee.
If you know me from my other life you know I am no stranger to a blog, I love dogs, and I am 100% fueled by coffee. I love coffee all the ways: Latted, mochaed, steamed, dripped, poured over. Lost millennials, I also like it iced. It's such a smooth way to drink up a cup of joe. Too bad it is such a big pain to get a nice, rich, velvety, decedent concoction.
Oh does it?
The answer is no, it doesn't. If you're new to my life (Hey! Hi! Welcome!), you might now know that I have recently left my day job to be a full time creative entrepreneur. I have found time to enjoy the little things, and one of those teeny joys is pour over coffee. Pour Over Coffee is a process where hot water (195-205 degrees is literally poured over medium-course grounds. This results in a bright, flavorful, intense cup of coffee. I brew a mini pot of this every morning, which gives me a wonderful cup right away, first thing in the morning...and afternoon as it cools.
I like this method because it naturally is stronger, which means it holds up against the ice very well. I hope you like it, too!
KAYLA'S EASY ICED COFFEE
Yield: 24 ounces of coffee
- 4 tablespoons of freshly ground medium to dark coffee
- 24 ounces of filtered water
- Pour Over Cone (I like this one)
- Filter (I use just a regular paper filer)
- A method for boiling water
- Carafe (like this one)
- Measure out 24 ounces of water into the boiling apparatus
- Place the filter into the cone and put the cone over the carafe. Scoop the grounds into the filter
- One the water boils, remove from heat and pour over the grounds until they are saturated. Let the water flow, and repeat until all the water is used.
- Drink a cuppa now (if desired), and pour the rest over ice.
Did you try it? What do you think?