Spending two or three dollars every morning for a big iced coffee adds up. And you don't need a lot of expensive equipment to make it like the pros. There are two options to make a cold brew: a system, like the Toddy Brewing System that can be purchased at places like Seattle's Best Coffee or you can do it yourself.
To make it at home, start by pouring a pound of coarsely ground beans into a container, adding about 48 ounces of water and letting it sit on the counter for 12 hours. Then you strain the liquid into a glass container and refrigerator it for up to 10 days.
Joe Reilly is the regional manager of Seattle's Best Coffee in Chicago. He's got some great tips for making the perfect cup of cold-brewed coffee, as well as some cool coffee recipes for summer.