French Press Brewing

French Press  for CoffeeHow to Brew Coffee with a French Press

12 Steps to Perfect Coffee

  1. Start with really good coffee.
  2. Use fresh roasted whole beans ground a day before brewing.
  3. An even grind, not too fine or too course.
  4. Use a glass/glass-lined French Press, not plastic.
  5. Let the water boil, then settle before pouring (filtered water tastes best).
  6. Use less water than you think you should.
  7. Let sit for about one minute.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Steep for another 4-5 minutes.
  10. Plunge, count to 20 and pour and serve.
  11. Pour any coffee left in the press into a pre-warmed stainless thermos.
  12. Enjoy!