How To Use A French Press

You may have reached that time in your coffee career where you’re thinking I’m sick of keurig or to-go coffee, I want to make french press coffee every morning. The art of the brew has always been a very appealing concept, but it can seem a daunting task. That’s why we broke down how to do it in 6 easy steps. Start by buying a French Press, and let us take care of the rest…

1. Grab your French Press and your favorite coffee. You can ask your barista to grind the beans specifically for a French Press.

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2. Pour 8 heaping Tablespoons of coffee into the French Press. If you like it very strong, 9 or 10 will do the trick.

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3. Fill the French Press with boiling water, leaving about an inch of room at the top. Stir the coffee and water together.

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4. Put the top with plunger on top of the French Press, but don’t push down yet. Let it brew for 5 minutes.

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5. Push the plunger slowly down to the bottom of the press.

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6. Pour and enjoy!

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*Photographed by Alli Shepherd