There are a million ways to get your caffeine fix nowadays, but nothing beats a hot cup of coffee.
As the skill of brewing coffee has gotten increasingly specialized and artisanal in recent decades, so has the art of cold brew.
Benefits of Cold Brew Coffee via Healthline. They increase metabolism, longevity, and mood. Both cold and hot coffee are acidic, there's no denying that.
The pH scale measures how acidic a liquid is. The EPA recommends water with a pH of 6.5-8.5; Core Hydration claims a pH of 7.4.
ACS research suggests cold brew coffee is "significantly less acidic" than hot brew.
It contains crude polysaccharides, which, according to Healthline, may improve digestion and reduce gastrointestinal discomfort.