French Press, when done right, produces some of the best coffee. Follow these instructions and you’ll see why.
French Press? Sounds like the paparazzi, but it is probably one of the most accessible brewing methods. In it’s simplest form it is a tubular container with a removable metal filter used to press down on the coffee. This is the first in the series of blogs about alternative brewing methods from the steeping group. This is the brewing methods that is the Jacuzzi group where coffee chills in the water for a while.
It has had a bad rap, as producing harsh, murky or bitter coffee. Here is a guideline to making good French press coffee. I searched wide and far on the wild, wild web and have distilled the best advice I could find. Following this guideline, should produce a full-bodied, robust coffee with intense flavours.
What you need
- A French Press. The best value for money in most likely a Bodum.
- Coffee beans. Ideally, you should grind it yourself, but…
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