On this episode of The Chefs Without Restaurants podcast, we have Jeff Givens, owner of Southern Skies Coffee Roasters. We talk about how he started his business, his successes and some challenges, including marketing. We dive into coffee talk, getting into brewing ratios, roasting, gear and thoughts on the addition of cream and sugar (spoiler alert…Jeff says drink what you like). I hope you enjoy this episode. If you’re into coffee, this one’s for you.
Jeff Givens & Southern Skies Coffee Roasters
Jeff’s Recipe for Cold Brew Coffee at Home:
Take a pound of ground coffee and add 72 ounces of water. Stir and put it in the refrigerator for about 12 hours. In the meantime, make some simple syrup (2 parts sugar, 1 part water). After 12 hours, strain the coffee and what you are left with is coffee concentrate. Add 2 parts milk or water (or a combination) to 1 part coffee concentrate, and sweeten with simple syrup as desired.
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