Is Cold Brew Coffee Different From Iced Coffee?

Is Cold Brew Coffee Different From Iced Coffee?

The answer is yes, they are very different! 

Iced coffee is brewed hot and served cold. You can chill your hot coffee by pouring it over ice or refrigerating it for a few hours before serving. 

Cold brew coffee, however, is made by steeping coarsely ground coffee beans in water for 12 hours. The lack of heat results in a brew with a much lower acidity, more smoothness, greater sweetness, and less overall bitterness. 

A batch of cold brew coffee is generally more concentrated, stronge

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The Beginners Guide to Cold Brew Coffee - What Is Cold Brew?

The Beginners Guide to Cold Brew Coffee - What Is Cold Brew?

If you love coffee, there's a good chance that you've heard some hype around cold brew. It is a summer staple for some, and a year-round passion for others and for good reason. 

Here at Smart Sips Coffee, we are obsessed with creating all things exciting and delicious, and we are happy to announce our new cold brew collection. We have created the smoothest, easiest to brew and most flavorful cold brew coffees, and we can’t wait to share them with you. 

However, for all of our Smart Sippers who may not be familiar with exactly what cold brew is, here is a little overview.

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How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

When we decided to dive into the world of Cold Brew and create our own Smart Sips Cold Brew Coffee Collection we did tons of research to understand what people loved - and didn’t love - about cold brew. 

One of the top things we learned that frustrated people was the confusion of how to actually brew the cold brew coffee. It often varies by brand, by product and sometimes by personal opinion. 

As someone who personally finds it hard to follow instructions when putting together my kids’ toys or furniture (or anything that requires me to assemble), I wanted to make sure I made Smart Sips’ cold brew as easy as possible to brew. 

So here are 3 simple steps to brewing cold brew coffee.

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The Smart Sips’ Guide to Flavored Decaf Coffee

The Smart Sips’ Guide to Flavored Decaf Coffee

We understand the importance of decaf coffee in the lives of those who drink it. A few years ago we started hearing from decaf coffee drinkers who discovered Smart Sips Coffee and wanted to reach out and thank us for creating fun decaf flavors. They shared their experiences of feeling frustrated with not having decaf options, and their excitement when they found our fun decaf flavors. We love to listen to our customers, and since then we continue to grow our flavored decaffeinated coffee line.

Whatever the reason may be for wanting coffee sans caffeine, we’re here to give you flavored decaf options whether you are a fruit-fanatic or a chocoholic. 

Here is a flavor guide of some of our decaffeinated flavored gourmet coffees. 

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