When I saw the Trader Joe’s Cold Brew Coffee on a trip through my favorite store I was initially tempted to buy two bottles. My boyfriend said it might make more sense to only buy one incase we found it wasn’t our “cup of tea.” We both are big coffee (iced or hot) fans … but I have to say I’m glad I took his advice.
I’m a bit torn with this cold brew. I’ve made cold brew at home and even though it can be a bit tedious, I enjoy mine a lot better. The coffee itself is concentrated where in order to make a cup of ice coffee it’s one part coffee to two parts milk or water (or any combination of the two). I made my coffee with ½ cup milk and 1 cup water along with 1 tablespoon of sugar free creamer. But I have to say … the coffee itself is very bitter. I felt it was a little reminiscent of Dunkin Donuts coffee but DD’s coffee is not as strong and not quite as bitter.
I’m kind of on the fence. Its okay for a rush type situation where I want ice coffee but don’t have any on hand to make. But it’s definitely not a coffee I’d willingly reach for. So I guess we can say I’m just meh about this whole experience!
Have you tried cold brew coffee?