cold brew

[ kohld broo ]
/ ˈkoʊld ˈbru /


the process of steeping coffee grounds or tea leaves in room-temperature or cold water for many hours, producing a concentrate to which more water may be added.
a cold coffee or tea drink made by this process.

Nearby words

  1. colcothar,
  2. cold,
  3. cold abscess,
  4. cold agglutination,
  5. cold agglutinin,
  6. cold call,
  7. cold cash,
  8. cold cathode,
  9. cold cellar,
  10. cold chisel

Origin of cold brew

First recorded in 1875–80

Related formscold-brew, cold-brewed, adjectivecold-brew, verb (used with object) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019