How to Make Starbucks Cold Brew at Home

 On 8/16/2016 the name Starbucks Cold Brew changed to Starbucks Nariño 70 Cold Brew.  

Since Cold Brew launched in Starbucks stores last year it has become a customer favorite and sparked popular variations such as Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew and Nitro Cold Brew. Now customers can craft their own cold brew at home with Starbucks® Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs.

Made with a blend of 100% percent arabica Latin American and African ground coffees, the pitcher packs use the same Cold Brew Blend that is served in Starbucks cafes and are available for a limited time in U.S. Starbucks stores and select stores in Canada.

The new Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs (available online here) make it easy to prepare cold brew at home. Just add pitcher packs to water and slow steep in the refrigerator for 24 hours. The result is a smooth, rich coffee that can be served unsweetened over ice or flavored with syrups and sauces

See how to make Cold Brew at home with this video from 1912 Pike.



Active preparation time: three minutes, Total steep time: 24 hours

  1. Drop two pitcher packs into a 48-fluid-ounce (or larger) pitcher. Add four cups cold, filtered water to pitcher and cover.
  2. Steep coffee in refrigerator for 24 hours.
  3. Remove pitcher packs gently. Add three cups cold, filtered water to pitcher.
  4. Serve in a tall glass filled halfway with ice. For a bolder taste, skip the ice.

Each pitcher makes six 8-ounce servings and will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to seven days.

Each carton includes four pitcher packs, which together make twelve 8-ounce servings.

More ways to enjoy Cold Brew at home

Customers can also experiment with other ways to make Cold Brew at home with a variety of brewers, coffees such as Guatemala Antigua or Ethiopia, and accessories available at

Toddy® Cold Brew System experiment

The Toddy® Cold Brew System can make up to six cups of custom concentrated coffee, served one cup at a time and diluted to one's preferred strength. It also makes tea, served hot or cold.


Cold Brew Kit - Starbucks Reserve® Edition

Cold Brew Kit - Starbucks Reserve® Edition is a minimalist cold brew coffee kit that includes a CoffeeSock™ filter, which fits and comes with a one-quart (32-ounce) mason jar. The reusable, organic filter produces coffee rich in aromatic oils, but with a balanced acidity.


Starbucks Reserve™ Cold Brew Growler

Fill and refill the reusable Starbucks Reserve™ Cold Brew Growler with cold-brewed coffee. The glass growler holds 32 ounces and helps keep liquids cold and crisp for days.

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