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French Press Instructions

Using French Press
If you’re looking for a foolproof way to make a great cup of coffee at home, look no further than the French press. A French press is an easy-to-use coffee maker that anyone can master with a bit of practice. All you need is a good-quality coffee grinder, fresh beans, and hot water.

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Making coffee with a French press is simple and only requires a few steps.

1: Boil water, allow to cool for 30 seconds


2: Add coffee grinds


3: Pour in hot water


4: Mix water and coffee grinds gently


5: Allow to rest/steep for four minutes.


6: Press down the plunger slowly!


7: Pour coffee into a cup and enjoy!


Coffee Beans for the french press:

 Coffee beans for the french press should be a dark roast, like espresso or French roast. The darker the roast, the more oil is released, which is what gives french press coffee its unique flavor.
When grinding coffee beans for a french press, it’s crucial to use a coarse grind. If the coffee grind is too fine, the coffee can give a bitter taste. If the coffee grind is too large, it can produce weak coffee. A burr grinder is best to use as it has an even grinding of the coffee beans instead of a blade grinder.
There are two schools of thought regarding how much coffee to use per cup of water. Some say one tablespoon per cup, while others say one tablespoon per 4 ounces of water. Experiment to see what ratio works best for you.

Coffee Grounds for the french press:

 When grinding your beans, it’s essential to experiment and find what grind size works best for you and your French press. But the general rule is that a coarse grind will be the best bet for making a great cup of coffee.
The water to coffee ratio is essential – use about two tablespoons of coffee for every six ounces of water.

Water for the french press:

 When choosing water for your french press, the best option is to use filtered water. This will help to remove any impurities that could give your coffee a bad taste. If you do not have access to filtered water, you can also use bottled water. Avoid using tap water, as it is likely to contain chlorine and other chemicals that can affect the flavor of your coffee. You should always use freshly boiled water when brewing coffee with a French press. This will ensure that your coffee is properly extracted and has a rich flavor.
Bring water to a boil, then let it cool for 30 seconds before pouring.
Note: Preheat your French press with hot water before adding the grounds and water.

What is a french press?

 A French press, also known as a coffee plunger or press pot, is a coffee brewing system popularized by the French. The French press is a glass or metal carafe with a plunger and mesh filter that screws onto the lid. To use a french press, coarsely ground coffee beans are added to water in the pot and stirred. The mixture is then allowed to steep for several minutes before being pressed down with the plunger, which forces the liquid through the mesh filter. Then it is ready to be poured into your cup!

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