French Press

The French Press has been a staple of home brewing methods for the better part of a century. Its simple and elegant design uses an immersion process that steeps coffee, producing a full-bodied, rich cup. The French Press creates an exceptional brew with a richness that is seldom achieved with other methods.

Ratio: 50 grams of coffee to 800 grams (28 oz) of water
Brewing to share.
Approximate Brew Time: 4 min

  1. Fill up your kettle and heat water. (Heat extra water for heating and cleaning.)
  2. Grind 50 grams (~6.5 tbsp) of freshly roasted coffee. (Grind size should be medium-coarse/about the consistency of sea salt.)
  3. Add your coffee to the French Press.
  4. Shake lightly to level the grounds.
  5. Start timer.
  6. Slowly pour water to fill the vessel. (Fill to about 1 1/2 inches below the top of the glass.)
  7. After 1 1/2 minutes, stir lightly to break the crust.
  8. Use a spoon to skim off the top layer of grounds. After 4 minutes, insert the plunger and slowly press down with gentle pressure.
  9. Once the plunger has reached the bottom, your coffee is ready.

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