Soothing the Heat: The Pleasure of Homemade Iced Coffee

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Jun 15, 2024 10:07:07 AM

The rainy season has ended and unbearable heat continues day by day this year. When it comes to drinks to soothe the heat, iced coffee comes to mind. In order to spend this summer's heat comfortably, I will introduce the enjoyment of our household staple, 'homemade iced coffee'.


Iced coffee might look like just a mix of ice and milk. But surprisingly, there are key points to enjoy it. If the size of the ice and the degree of melting are different, the taste will change completely. Searching for your own preferred way of drinking could be the real charm of iced coffee.


The iced coffee that I particularly recommend is made by freezing coffee brewed with an espresso or Moka pot into ice. The rich coffee gradually melts and mixes with the milk. The speed and amount of pouring the milk can slightly change the taste, which can be quite fun, almost like a small experiment.

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Round Iced Coffee

When you use large round ice, the ice melts slowly. As a result, the bitterness of the coffee and the sweetness of the milk are slowly blended together, allowing you to enjoy the change for a longer period of time. It's a bit like whiskey on the rocks with 'round ice'. The subtle change in flavor that comes with the slow melting is the charm of round iced coffee.

_DSC7054Round ice filled with rich coffee

_DSC7130Pour in plenty of chilled milk

_DSC7148Slowly, the rich coffee begins to melt from the ice. Like whiskey on the rocks, you can enjoy it by swirling your glass around.


While watching the coffee slowly melt, spend a relaxing time at home. Such moments can provide a small yet pleasant break in your daily routine on hot summer days.


Topics: coffee & treats