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Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee: The Hot, Healthy Trend

Posted on 06/27/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt’s the hot new trend among cool summer drinks: Cold-brewed iced coffee that is smoother-tasting and lower in acid so it’s easier on your tummy. Instead of merely pouring hot coffee over ice cubes — which just gives you diluted, acrid cold coffee — cold-brewing allows ground coffee to steep for eight to 12 hours in cool water. You then strain out the grounds and pour the resulting midnight dark, intensely flavorful coffee over ice. Add (optional) milk or cream …