It happens every year, around the time flowers bloom, shorts emerge from closets covered in wrinkles carrying forgotten dollar bills -- and you start sweating through your bed sheets at night, and your underwear during the morning commute.
It's the cold brew equinox, when almost every coffee drinker trades their hurried sips of piping hot joe for strawfuls of smooth cold brew. But on average, the cost of cold brew at your local coffee shop runs more than a dollar extra than the hot stuff.
This is when you take matters into your own, under-caffeinated hands, decide to go Bob Villa barista-style, and begin to brew batches of cold brew at home. We're going to run through either fancy pants home brewing systems, or, how to make your cold brew from scratch like Grandpa used to do (if he brewed cold brew... which he almost certainly did not).
We've also included a quick cold brew primer, so you don't sound like an idiot when you're talking about your fancy new batches of cooled down coffee. Look: We just had a lot of extra energy today. (Probably because we've been drinking so much cold brew).