Cold Brew Vs. Iced Coffee What's the difference ?

Posted by Rachel Lof Java Dave's Coffee Shop Manager on May 22nd 2017

By popular demand, cold brew and iced coffee have taken over the market, but are companies  misleading the consumers by "selling cold brew coffee"  and really its just "iced coffee"?

Rachel Lof, experienced retail manager, explains the difference below. 

Both iced coffee and cold brew coffee are usually served chilled and poured over ice. There are differences in taste, however, that result from the different brewing methods.

Everyone knows how to make drip coffee. Hot water + ground coffee = what we commonly consider to be regular coffee. Brewing coffee with hot water extracts more oils and fatty acids, which cause bitterness and acidity MORE