Roastmaster Al came up with a new blend of coffee for his own personal enjoyment which he then shared with the rest of us here at Coffee Bean Direct, and it became a huge hit! This blend of coffees from Costa Rica, Papua New Guinea, and Panama smelled amazing before it was even brewed, causing everyone to beg for a taste. Comprised mainly of dark roasted coffee, with highlights of light and city roast, we figured Al’s new blend would make a great iced coffee and it quickly became a sensation around the office and roasting facility. Literally every day since the first batch was made—and sometimes more than once a day—we were brewing this blend for iced coffee; every day, someone on staff was being sent out to the store to pick up more bags of ice to support our new habit!
“Brewing coffee is hardly as labor intensive as cooking a meal, but it would be nice to brew up a big batch and drink it any time I feel like it without it burning or spoiling. So, when a customer mentioned making coffee from homemade cold concentrate, I thought I’d give it a try. ...”
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- EXACTLY WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR AND COULD NOT FIND!
- “I happen to love the Iced Coffee at STARBUCKS because of the good "coffee" taste. I sought high and low and tried numerous brands trying to find a coffee that could stand strong for iced coffee and keep that taste without being overly strong. I bought one pound of the Iced Coffee Blend. I cold brew my coffee and it took me only my second "cold brew" to get the taste where I wanted it. This is perfect. Much better than any store bought iced coffee and way beyond any beans I have tried to make iced coffee at home. I even used it hot this morning and it was equally as great. ”