There's nothing quite like that first cup of coffee. The sun is rising, the day is ahead, and that warm cup of joe is something to look forward to each morning. However, let’s be honest, coffee is essential to jump start our mornings.
Rather than stand in line at the local coffee shop for an iced coffee this summer, shake up your morning with a Cold Brew recipe by Fire Department Coffee. The best part about FDC Cold Brew is that you don't have to buy any fancy new equipment. FDC Cold Brew recipes and methods can be made with items you already have at home.
How does one make Cold Brew? I'm glad you asked. Here are three simple methods for making amazing cold brew at home.
If you're looking for the easiest Cold Brew method, this is the one for you.
If you have a French Press at home and are looking to get some more use out of it, this method is ideal. This recipe produces a stronger brew, and is a bit easier since you don't have to strain the coffee; the French Press does it for you. Here's what you'll need:
Cold Brew die-hards may point out that this isn’t “technically” Cold Brew. This method is for those who want to try the wonders of chilled or concentrated coffee without having to wait 12-24 hours. Here’s what you’ll need to make your concentrate:
How To Serve:
Now at this point, you should have some delicious Cold Brew concentrate that's bursting with flavor just waiting to drink! There are numerous ways to serve your brew, and we encourage you to experiment and find a way that works for you. However, for simplicity’s sake, here are two methods that make a killer cup.
Whether you're looking to shake up your morning routine or try something entirely new, Cold Brew is a spectacular way to do it. Rich in flavor and aroma, Cold Brew can give you that extra kick right when you need it, and it will stay fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks. With a little experimentation and some time, we're sure Cold Brew will become a staple in your coffee diet!
We asked you to tell us your best story — and you folks did not disappoint.
We got dozens of submissions from Fire Dept. Coffee fans all over the country. Some stories were hilarious, some were strange and some were completely inspiring. We had submissions from firefighters, police officers, military members and more. It was incredibly difficult to choose between them. But we must have winners.
A great coffee mug is not to be underestimated.
It doesn’t just carry our coffee. It shows off our style, our character, our tastes. A great coffee mug has a story to tell.
When you’re drinking from a Fire Dept. Coffee mug — and why wouldn’t you be? — the story goes something like this: