Brew with a French Press

Brewing with a French Press

Equipment and ingredients:

  • 1-liter French press
  • Stirrer
  • Scale
  • Thermometer
  • Timer
  • 800 grams (28 ounces) filtered water just off boil at 93 degrees Celsius (200 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • 50 grams of coarse-ground coffee
  • Mug or decanter


  1. Rinse French press, then pour hot water into press to preheat. Drain and remove plunger.
  2. Add grounds to preheated press and tap side to settle grounds.
  3. Start timer and evenly pour water evenly in circular motions, wetting all grounds.
  4. At 2 minutes, crack surface formed by coffee with a paddle, stir, and rest plunger on top.
  5. At 4 minutes, plunge and immediately serve or decant.

     Enjoy + Repeat