Lately, the number one question I have been asked is how to make iced coffee using a Keurig brewer. I am always happy to answer but inside I am thinking…its so self explanatory…ice, coffee, brew, done. Then I remember in this day and age consumers expect things to be complicated! I am here to re assure you, making iced coffee in a Keurig brewer actually is as simple as it seems.
First, fill a large glass to the tippy top with ice and choose your favorite extra bold Kcup roast.
Tullys’s Hawaiian Blend is rapidly becoming my first choice to brew over ice, maybe because it is quite appropriate for a summer beverage!
Next, brew your extra bold Kcup on the lowest water setting of your Keurig brewer, directly into the cup filled with ice.
Viola, you now have iced coffee using a Keurig brewer! You can add cream or sweetner or just drink it black. I like it simple- just a dash of milk.
I told you it was easy! Perhaps a contributing factor to the confusion is the special “Brew Over Ice”Kcups that you may have seen in the marketplace. Those are certainly fine to use but, by no means required. You can brew any Keurig Kcup or tea over ice and have the same results. I prefer using an extra bold Kcup because I like to taste coffee in my coffee! As with anything relate to Keurig it is your preference.
For an experiment I brewed a regular Kcup over ice to compare to the extra bold that I usually use.
I am sure you can guess that the cup on the right is a regular Keurig Kcup (Golden French Toast). It is significantly lighter and very translucent. That is ok, just is not for me.
Have you tried brewing Keurig Kcup coffee over ice? What did you think and what is your favorite roast to use?