It's still scorching hot where we live and iced coffee is a daily ritual in our house. We make coffee using the Aeropress – which produces a rich, smooth brew free of bitterness – and then chill the coffee in the refrigerator or use a cocktail shaker, shakerato-style. However, next time we're going to try this approach described at Serious Eats.
Used at the Gregory's coffee chain in New York, this process involves pressing the Aeropress over a cup of ice. It's a lot faster than many iced coffee methods and Serious Eats' Liz Clayton writes that "brewing with hot water directly onto ice tends to preserve the brightness of the bean."
→ Read more: How to Brew Aeropress Coffee Over Ice at Serious Eats
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(Image: Liz Clayton/Serious Eats)