Friday 18 June 2021

Its Time to Start Drinking Cold Brew Coffee

Photo by Ariana Crespo
Photo by Ariana Crespo

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com – Starting the day with a cup of coffee is routine for Ticos and for half of the world, but wrapping your hands around a hot cup of coffee while feeling the cool mountain air is not the same as doing so in the high temperatures of the Guanacaste coast.

And don’t even mention when we want coffee in the afternoon in the 35-degree Celsius (95-degree Fahrenheit) heat.

- Advertisement -

Do not despair― to satisfy your craving on these hot days, Nosara Coffee House has cold coffee. It is not the typical hot coffee cooled off with ice but rather coffee made by cold extraction, known as cold brew.

American baristas Freddy and Ambria Arundel opened the Coffee House on January 24, offering good variations of this kind of coffee for sweet tooths and caffeine addicts.

Cold brew works like this: the ground bean is infused in cold water with a French press for 18 hours, resulting in a sweeter, less acidic and more caffeinated coffee. The coffee brand they use is Taza Amarilla, a high quality organic coffee brought directly from Zarcero, Tarrazu and Alajuela.

Their cold coffee options include the Cold Brew, which costs ¢1,080 ($2), Iced Mocha (chocolate, milk and sugar) for ¢2,500 ($4.75), Iced Caramel (farmed fresh caramel) for ¢2500 ($4.75) and the house specialty, the Surf Shot, a shot of pure energy made with cold coffee, raw cocoa, honey, dates and coconut oil for ¢1,500 ($2.85).

- Advertisement -

Another of their creations is the Bulletproof, made with hot coffee, virgin coconut oil and butter for ¢2,900 ($5.50). Frosties cost ¢1080 ($2) and there are also non-alcoholic cocktails, green tea with passion fruit or lemongrass, mango with white tea and blackberries with cream with prices between ¢2,000 and ¢2,750 ($3.75 and $5.20).

Nosara Coffee House  is family-oriented and ideal for taking children. It has large tables and games like ping pong and chess boards. They have a green market on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Directions: Across from Mini Super Delicias del Mundo

Hours: Every day from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Good: In the mornings, they offer whole wheat toast with jam, butter and cheese for ¢1,500 ($2.85).

The Bad: They do not accept credit cards and do not have food options.

- Advertisement -

Article from Vozdeguanacaste.com, reposted with permission

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 18: 9 & 0 CANNOT circulate

Today, Friday, June 18, vehicles with plates ending 9 & 0...

Informants assisted OIJ in corruption investigations, says the minister

QCOSTARICA - The investigation into alleged bribery of public officials in...

MOST READ

New Television Program To Promote Family Fun

Q ENTERTAINMENT - Attention families of Costa Rica! A new contest program, led by Douglas Sánchez and Verónica González, is looking for participants who...

Apple extended the life of its older iPhones

QTECH - Whether due to the global economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic or due to shortages of electronic components, raw materials, factory...

Southwest adds yet another route to Liberia, now from Denver

QCOSTARICA - Southwest airlines will add a new route to the Daniel Oduber International Airport, in Liberia, this time connecting with the city of...

Plate rupture has potential for stronger quakes

QCOSTARICA - The 5.7-magnitude tremor, felt at 5:27 pmon Thursday, occurred in a maritime zone with the potential for stronger earthquakes, explained Ivonne Arroyo,...

College of Physicians negotiates donation of a million and a half vaccines against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - This week there could be very good news for the country in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic if the College of...

“Caso Cochinilla”: Name arose when comparing parasite with hidden corruption

QCOSTARICA - On Monday, the Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ) moved to the raid, seize and arrest of their investigation into corruption of public...

Ortega government accuses imprisoned opponents of receiving money from the United States to overthrow him

TODAY NICARAGUA – The Nicaraguan government assures that the imprisoned political opponents detained on charges of “inciting foreign intervention” are “usurpers” financed by the...

Vaccination commission endorses J & J vaccine, says no to Sinovac

QCOSTARICA - The Comisión Nacional de Vacunación y Epidemiología (CNVE)  - National Vaccination and Epidemiology Commission - endorsed the use of Johnson and Johnson...

Today’s Covid News: Restrictions allowed a decrease in Covid-19 and prevented hospital collapse

QCOSTARICA - A moderate decline in new cases for the third consecutive week allowed the hospital system to avoid the dreaded collapse and rapid...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.