How do I make my cold brew less bitter?

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If you find your cold brew to be a little bitter, it's likely that the concentrate was over extracted by too much time or too fine of a grind. For immersion, you can reduce the brew time or use a coarser grind. For slow drip, try a coarser grind..
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Straight cold brew is the same, nutritionally, as black coffee, and has no calories or sugar. Add a whole milk to your cold brew for a velvety drink that'll only set you back 30 calories and 2 grams of sugar.
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Traditional iced tea is made by steeping tea leaves in hot water first. Once the tea is brewed it is served over ice or chilled in the refrigerator and then served cold. With cold brew iced-teas you simply leave out the hot water part and steep leaves in cold water instead.
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Though the aroma and flavor will be less intense, they won't change dramatically over time like hot coffee. So you can drink it the next day, and the next day, and it will taste just as fresh.
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The Concentrate Tastes Bitter or Sour If you find your cold brew to be a little bitter, it's likely that the concentrate was over extracted by too much time or too fine of a grind. For immersion, you can reduce the brew time or use a coarser grind. For slow drip, try a coarser grind..
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But SToK's Not Too Sweet Black Cold Brew Coffee has about 4 teaspoons (16 grams) of added sugars in a 13.7-ounce bottle.
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