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20 mins

RECIPE

How to Brew Cold Brew + Cold Brew 3 Ways

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MORE ABOUT THE RECIPE

 

Cold brew has become the go-to drink when you need a quick pick-me-up, and it’s easy to see why. Equal parts refreshing, energizing and customizable, cold brew is a drink that can satisfy any coffee fan with ease. With Starbucks® Cold Brew Concentrates, available in both single-serve and multi-serve formats, it’s easier than ever to enjoy the cold brew taste you love at home. We’ll show you three different ways to dress up your cold brew so your cup is always exciting and always delicious.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Ingredients per recipe listed below.
- 1 serving +
White Sugar

HOW TO MAKE

Cold Brew Lemonade
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
FOR LEMONADE

¼ cup white sugar

2 cups still water, separated

2 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice

STEP 01

Begin by making homemade lemonade. In a small pot, combine sugar and ¼ cup of water. Stir over medium heat until sugar has dissolved into simple syrup. After 5 minutes remove from heat and let cool completely.

STEP 02

In a pitcher or large jar, add remaining water, the simple syrup and lemon juice. Stir to combine. Store lemonade in an airtight container, refrigerated for up to 7 days.

STEP 03

For each serving, pour 8 oz of Starbucks® Multi-Serve Cold Brew Concentrate into a glass over ice, combine with 4 oz of sparkling water and stir. If using Starbucks® Single-Serve Cold Brew Concentrate, pour 1 pod into a glass over ice, combine with 8 oz of water and stir.

STEP 04

Pour 4 oz of lemonade in the glass of cold brew. Garnish with a lemon slice.

HOW TO MAKE

Grapefruit Basil Cold Brew

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

½ Tbsp Grapefruit Basil Simple Syrup (recipe below)

2 oz Starbucks® Cold Brew Concentrate

2 oz tonic water

Ice

FOR GRAPEFRUIT BASIL SYRUP

1 oz water

1 oz grapefruit juice

¼ cup sugar

¼ cup fresh basil leaves

Zest of 1 small grapefruit

Grapefruit slices, for garnish

Fresh basil, for garnish

STEP 01

Begin by combining all grapefruit basil syrup ingredients in a small saucepan. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved.

STEP 02

Strain the syrup into an airtight container. If making ahead, you can keep the syrup refrigerated for up to 1 month.

STEP 03

Combine Starbucks® Cold Brew Concentrate, 1 Tbsp Grapefruit Basil Simple Syrup and tonic water over ice and stir.

STEP 04

Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and basil!

HOW TO MAKE

Cherry Cold Brew

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

4 oz Starbucks® Cold Brew Concentrate

2 Tbsp maraschino cherry juice                                  

Ice

4 oz tonic water

Maraschino cherries, for garnish

STEP 01

Stir together Starbucks® Cold Brew Concentrate, maraschino cherry juice and ice.

STEP 02

Top with tonic water and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

SERVE AND ENJOY

How To Brew Cold Brew + Cold Brew 3 Ways​

Sip, savor and enjoy.