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⚡️This is Ni-Tro Average Cold Brew ⚡️


The day has finally come where you can enjoy our Nitro Cold Brew Coffee, wherever you want to. That’s because we’ve taken this deliciously creamy coffee [once available only from our draft bar] and packed it into these portable, badass cans 🤙 Although we can't tell you how exactly we do it, all you need to worry about is 'Shake Well, Pour Hard & Fuel Up'.

The best part about it? There’s absolutely nothing added. The same great taste you’ve come to know and love from our Signature recipe, with an added texture that is sure to stimulate the senses. No sugar, no dairy. Just a sweet, aromatic and bright coffee that cuts out the acidity and bitterness you can find in your average cup of Joe. We’ve adopted the New Orleans tradition roasted chicory root to add a full-bodied, dark chocolate flavour to the already delicious notes of the coffee.

You’re probably asking yourself “Why Nitrogen?” Well, Nitrogen is a clean, odorless gas that provides value in so many different ways. It helps keep our product clean and free from oxygen when we package it but more importantly adds an element of innovation to your coffee experience.

When we infuse our cold brew with Nitrogen and pack it in kegs or cans, we do it for the texture. When poured, the hundreds of thousands of tiny nitrogen bubbles create a beautiful, cascading effect that adds a naturally smooth & creamy texture without anything added. Just clean coffee - that’s all.  

The idea of shaking the can seems a bit crazy since we’ve always been taught not to shake our cans. Not anymore! The agitation of the liquid actually helps the nitrogen activate to help create the cascading, nitro-bubbles. Pouring hard (like completely upside down style) creates the crema on top of the cold brew to give it that smooth and creamy taste we all love. Don’t worry, if you don't have time to pour it out, give it a shake, crack the top, and enjoy straight from the can. Your choice!

Head to our Find Us page to find the closest retailer to you 📍 We are adding new locations every week including Whole Foods, Sobeys and all Drake Hotel Properties. The cans can also be bought straight from the source at our brewery (300 Campbell Avenue, Junction Triangle).  They come in singles, 4-packs and 12-packs.

Oh, and one last thing… Soon enough you’ll see what we’ve been working on but we will just leave you with one word... Coconut 🌴

Let's start a Cold Brew Coffee Company

Crazy right? Well, we did… and 3 years in, so far so good.

Some of you might know Steve. This all started back in 2013 while Steve was visiting the Centre for Social Innovation in New York. Being a self-driven guy, he made the trip to be inspired by people who were changing the world. But I don’t think anyone could have guessed it would be a bottle of Grady’s that would change his. 

So instead of bringing home an I❤️️ NY shirt, he brought back his new found love for Cold Brew Coffee and the passion to share it with his community. And if you know Steve, you know he quickly realized an opportunity. In 2013, no one was making cold brew in Toronto, other than independent cafes.

After some googling and youtubin’, he made some of his own cold brew recipes but learned quickly he needed someone with the right expertise. A good leader knows where their skills lie, then surround themselves with people who can compliment them. So his search for a brewmaster began where all great stories do - Craigslist (pre-Bunz age).

Applications poured in from home brewers to baristas, and even a couple scientists. Steve invited a few of the ones that stood out to a group interview at one of Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation locations. Mostly all the applicants showed up with their cold brew to test, except Mike.

Mike had been in the coffee & restaurant world for a while and was already a lover of cold brew.  What set him apart at first wasn’t his sample brew, it was his passion for quality coffee. After meeting, it became clear that both Steve and Mike shared the same vision, to share premium, crafted cold brew to their communities.

PSA – that day Steve learned a very valuable lesson – overcaffeination is a real thing.

Fueled by the same passion, Steve & Mike started that fateful journey together. Testing different recipes with an array of regions & blends and drinking all the cold brews. Luckily Steve recognized that in the CSI community, they had access to a perfect test market to start with. Not only that, but during the sampling, the very first order was placed by BOOM! Breakfast on College St. 

First customer without a brand, a name or packaging…that’s where it began!