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Store bought cold brew coffee

Cold Brew is a coffee made by mixing coffee grounds with water, over a long period of time. Typically cold brewed coffee takes 12-24 hours; at room temperature or lower. 

Cold brewed coffee has less acidity and can tend to be more strongly caffeinated. It can be ideal as a base for iced coffee since no dilution will occur after being iced.

To make cold brew at home, here are some recipes:

Toddy makes a home appliance specifically for cold brew coffee or iced tea.