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Presto Doroth Rapid Cold Brewer User Manual

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Presto Doroth Rapid Cold Brewer User Manual

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To reduce the risk of personal injury or property damage when using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following:

  1. Read all instructions.
  2.  To protect against electrical shock, do not immerse the power cord or rapid cold brewer base in water or other liquid.
  3. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory, or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge unless they are closely supervised and instructed concerning the use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  4. Do not let children handle or put the power cords in their mouths.
  5. Do not let the power cord hang over the edge of the table or counter, or touch hot surfaces.

Getting Acquainted

Become familiar with the rapid cold brewer parts (Fig. A) and read the instructions carefully. The cold brewer comes fully assembled. Before first use, disassemble and wash the parts using the following instructions:

  1. Grasp the glass carafe with one hand and the plunger knob with the other. Pull up slowly and firmly until the plunger and stirring cup are completely out of the carafe.
  2. To remove the stirring cup from the plunger, grasp the plunger lid with one hand and raise it up to the plunger knob. Place the thumb of your other hand on either one of the two tabs and wrap your fingers around the bottom of the cup. Push the tab with your thumb. The cup will slide off the filter.
  3. Wash the carafe, plunger, and stirring cup in warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry thoroughly. The carafe, plunger, and stirring cup are dishwasher safe (top rack). Do not remove the gaskets if washing in the dishwasher.

Glass Carafe Care

  1. Do not use the carafe if it is cracked or chipped.
  2. Avoid sharp blows, scratches, and rough handling, as these can damage the glass.
  3. Do not use steel wool cleaning pads or abrasive powders to clean the carafe, as they may scratch the glass.
  4. Avoid exposing the carafe to extreme changes in temperature; for example, adding hot water to a carafe that is cold could cause the glass to break


  1. Unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet and then from the cold brewer base.
  2. Pour any remaining coffee out of the carafe.
  3. Place the carafe in a sink or on a flat surface next to a sink. Place a paper towel in the sink. Grasp the carafe handle with one hand. On the other hand, apply slight downward pressure on the plunger until the clip on the end of the plunger engages with the post head on the stirring cup. You will hear a “click” when the clip engages the post head.
  4. Slowly raise the stirring cup by pulling up on the plunger knob until the cup touches the lid. Remove the plunger and cup from the carafe.
  5. Slide the cup of the plunger. Empty the contents of the stirring cup onto the paper towel, wrap it up, and discard.
  6. Remove the gasket from the coffee filter. Wash the gasket, carafe, plunger, and stirring cup in warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry thoroughly. The carafe, plunger, and stirring cup are dishwasher safe (top rack). Do not remove gaskets if washing in the dishwasher.

Questions and Answers

What temperature should the water be?
Cold tap water or room temperature water is recommended. If using refrigerated water, double the brewing time.

When I turned the control dial, nothing happened. What is wrong?
The stirring cup is not positioned correctly. When inserting it into the carafe, be sure to push it down until the bottom of the cup is resting flat on the bottom of the carafe (Fig. E, page 3).

What type of ground coffee should I use in the rapid cold brewer?
Medium grind coffee is the standard grind for commercially available ground coffee and the type recommended for use in the rapid
cold brewer.

Can I keep leftover brew for later use?
Yes. Store remaining cold brew coffee in the refrigerator.

Occasionally, I hear a vibrating sound. Is that a concern?
No. It is due to the position of the carafe in the base and is not an issue. Slowly move the carafe from one side of the base to the other
until you no longer hear the sound.


Chocolate Hazelnut Coffee

  • 1 cup cold brew coffee
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate hazelnut spread

Add coffee, milk, and chocolate hazelnut spread to a blender. Process until frothy. Pour mixture over ice in a glass.
Variation: Use chocolate syrup in place of chocolate hazelnut spread. Mix milk and chocolate syrup in a glass. Pour in coffee; add ice.

Thai Iced Coffee

  • 1 cup cold brew coffee
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
    Mix coffee, milk, and vanilla in a glass. Add ice.

Consumer Service Information

If you have any questions regarding the operation of your Presto® appliance or need parts for your appliance, contact us by any of
these methods:

  • Call 1-800-877-0441 weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Central Time)
  • Email us through our website at
  • Write: National Presto Industries, Inc., Consumer Service Department
    3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54703-3703

Inquiries will be answered promptly by email, telephone, or letter. When emailing or writing, please include a phone number and a time when you can be reached during weekdays if possible. When contacting the Consumer Service Department, please indicate the model and the series numbers for the coffee dispenser. These numbers can be found on the bottom of the keg. Please record this information.

The Presto Factory Service Department is equipped to service Presto® appliances and supply genuine Presto® parts. Genuine Presto® replacement parts are manufactured to the same exacting quality standards as Presto® appliances and are engineered specifically to function properly with its appliances. Presto can only guarantee the quality and performance of genuine Presto® parts. “Look-alikes” might not be of the same quality or function in the same manner. To ensure that you are buying genuine Presto® replacement parts, look for the Presto® trademark.

Product Registration

Please go online and register this product within ten days of purchase. Proper registration will serve as proof of purchase in the event your original receipt becomes misplaced or lost. Registration will not affect warranty coverage, but it may expedite the processing of warranty claims. The additional information requested will help us develop new products that best meet your needs and desires. To register your product, visit or simply scan this QR code. If you do not have computer access, call the Consumer Service Department at 1-800-877-0441.

Presto® Limited Warranty

This quality Presto® appliance is designed and built to provide many years of satisfactory performance under normal household use. Presto pledges to the original owner that should there be any defects in material or workmanship during the first year after purchase, we will repair or replace it at our option. Our pledge does not apply to damage caused by shipping. Outside the United States, this limited warranty does not apply.

To obtain service under the warranty, please call our Consumer Service Department at 1-800-877-0441. If unable to resolve the problem, you will be instructed to send your Presto® appliance to the Presto Factory Service Department for a quality inspection; shipping costs will be your responsibility. When returning an appliance, please include your name, address, phone number, and the date you purchased the appliance as well as a description of the problem you are encountering with the appliance.

We want you to obtain maximum enjoyment from using this Presto® appliance and ask that you read and follow the instructions enclosed. Failure to follow instructions, damage caused by improper replacement parts, abuse, misuse, disassembly, alterations, or neglect will void this pledge. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. This is Presto’s personal pledge to you and is being made in place of all other express warranties.
National Presto Industries, Inc. Eau Claire, WI 54703-3703



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