Toddy Cold Brew System Review

Toddy Cold Brew System
Overall Rating
90
Coffee Quality (40%)
94
Design & Features (20%)
88
Durability (20%)
88
Ease of Use (10%)
89
Brand Reputation (10%)
83
The Bottom Line
The Toddy Cold Brew System brews 56 oz of low-acid cold brew concentrate. It comes with 2 felt filters that do an excellent job of straining your coffee for a quality cup without a ton of sediment.
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Key Features of the Toddy Cold Brew System

Key Features of Toddy Cold Brew System

  • Capacity: 56 oz
  • Comes with two reusable felt filters
  • High-quality glass decanter with lid
  • Brew container with stopper
  • Includes recipe guide
  • Dimensions: 7.2″W x 7.2″D x 12.5″H
  • Weight: 2.15 pounds

Toddy Cold Brew System Overview

First developed in 1964, the Toddy Cold Brew System is the original cold brew coffee maker.

Todd Simpson, a Cornell chemical engineering graduate, developed this patented method after trying a Peruvian coffee made from liquid coffee concentrate.

Unlike similar systems, there are two main brewing methods:

  1. Toddy Dual Filtration
  2. Toddy Classic

Both methods will yield a great cup of cold brew, but the dual filtration method tends to be easier and less messy.

For both of these methods, you can steep the cold brew for up to 24 hours for a rich coffee concentrate. When it’s done steeping, carefully remove the stopper over the included glass carafe, dilute as needed, and enjoy.

Overall, the Toddy Cold Brew System is an affordable but customizable option. It makes a great cup of cold brew and holds a reasonable amount of concentrate without taking up too much space.

My only gripe is that the process of removing the stopper and pouring the coffee into the decanter can get messy and awkward. Since the stopper is at the bottom of the brewing chamber, you’ll have to find a way of pulling off the stopper without getting cold brew all over your counter and missing the decanter entirely.

Pros
  • 56 oz capacity is perfect for families and batch brewing
  • Proven method for making the best cold brew
  • Dual filtration and classic methods allow for some customization and tweaking
  • Reusable filters and filter bags make the process clean and hassle-free
Cons
  • Poorly-designed brewing chamber makes it awkward to pour coffee concentrate into the carafe
  • The 56 oz capacity may be too much for someone looking to make one or two servings at a time

Is the Toddy Cold Brew System for you?

Is Toddy Cold Brew System for you?

Toddy Cold Brew System Review: An In-Depth Look

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Toddy Cold Brew System
The Toddy Cold Brew System brews 56 oz of low-acid cold brew concentrate. It comes with 2 felt filters that do an excellent job of straining your coffee for a quality cup without a ton of sediment.

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