Mornings can sometimes be too busy to make — or even grab — a coffee, or perhaps the weather doesn't suit drinking a piping hot cup of java. This is where cold brew comes in.
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The health benefits of coffee have been discussed time and again and, so long as you're not shelving your java, you should be OK. What hasn't been looked at in much detail is the difference between cold and hot brews, and while you might think there's little to see, it turns out there is — at least when it comes to antioxidants.
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Cold brew coffee has been the frigid ice queen of the caffeinated world for some time now, but I think it's finally safe to admit that it just isn't for everyone. Not only does it usually have more caffeine than other coffee (which is bad for those of us with anxious little hamster hearts), but it has a very distinct flavour that is not appealing to all people, because not everyone likes the same things.
I'm usually not a huge fan of putting carbon dioxide in my coffee, but I'm willing to make some exceptions. For example, cold brew on nitro is great; the bubbles are nice and small and give the coffee a smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Plus, I've tried some fancy coffee soda water things and found that they mostly just cause oral confusion -- see exhibit A below, which was the most perplexing, yet delicious thing I've ever put in my mouth.