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New Orleans Iced Coffee

Prep Time 8 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 8 servings of NOLA iced coffee

Ingredients
  

_For the Cold Brew Concentrate_

  • ¾ cup coffee grounds
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 french press mine holds 4 cups

_For the New Orleans Iced Coffee_

  • ½ cup cold brew concentrate
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chicory simple syrup feel free to add more or less to taste
  • ¼ cup half and half may substitute with milk

Instructions
 

To make the Cold Brew Concentrate

  • In a french press combine the coffee grounds and 4 cups cool water.
  • Plunge up and down a few times to agitate the grounds, and then leave plunger in middle or highest position to steep.
  • Refrigerate and let steep for 8-12 hours.
  • Plunge grounds to bottom of french press before use.
  • (Note- this is a very caffeinated and should be diluted before use. I recommend a ratio of 1:1 to dilute with water, milk, or a combination).

To make NOLA Iced Coffee

  • Fill a tall glass with ice.
  • Pour ½ cup of cold brew coffee concentrate over the ice.
  • Add water and chicory syrup and mix gently.
  • Pour half and half over the top of the coffee.
  • Stir before serving immediately.