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The Clean Eating team’s latest obsession? Cold-brew coffees. Not only are they convenient (most come in single-serve bottles or in larger bottles that can be kept refrigerated), but they can also be used in a variety of ways. Champion barista and KRUPS ambassador Sam Lewontin suggests using cold brew in place of espresso in homemade iced lattes or in place of rum or whisky in nonalcoholic coffee cocktails shaken with lemon juice and honey. Stone fruits such as peaches, apricots and nectarines are also great summertime additions. If you’re feeling traditional, these can all be consumed hot too.
Here are some of our favorites:
Nitrogen is infused into 100% organic Arabica coffee and purified water for a lightly fizzy and strong espresso- flavored coffee.
Chameleon Cold-Brew Caramel Coffee Concentrate
A hint of sweet caramel perks up this zero-sugar dark coffee that’s made from fair trade–certified and organic hand- selected beans from Central and South America.
$10, at Target stores nationwide
Stumptown Original Cold Brew
Chocolaty, complex and full-bodied, this silky smooth coffee is one you’ll look forward to waking up to for your morning jolt of caffeine.
$3 to $4.50, coldbrew.com for where to buy
Secret Squirrel Cold-Brew Coffee 3x Concentrate
Roasted fair-trade, organic coffee beans are cold brewed for 18 to 24 hours, then double filtered and bottled for a bold and rich result.
$16 to $17 per 32 oz, squirrelbrew.com for where to buy
Califia Farms Concentrated Cold Brew
Try pairing this refreshing brew, crafted from beans sourced on Rainforest Alliance Certified farms, with milk
and ice for a delicious iced latte.
Installation Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate
An all-natural Central American roasted blend alive with notes of cocoa, mixed berries, almonds and stone fruit.
$37 per 2 bottles, installationcoldbrew.com