French Press Brew Guide

How to make french press coffee

French Press: has its own sort of elegance

A classic and well designed cylindrical pot (usually glass, but often plastic or steel) with a plunger, perfect for a dense and heavy-bodied coffee.


  • Freshly roasted coffee
  • French press
  • Grinder
  • Scale and timer
  • Spoon
  • Coffee cup


  • Coffee: 30 g (3 cups) / Ratio 1:12
  • Grind size: Coarse Ground
  • Water: 360 ml of water at 94º C
  • Brew time: 4:00 min


  • Boil water and let sit.
  • Grind 30 g of your specialty coffee on coarse filter setting.
  • Put the ground coffee into the french press and start the timer.
  • Pour hot water into the pot and let the coffee bloom for 30 seconds.
  • Continue pouring until 1 inch before the top and stir the brew using a spoon to make sure all the grounds get wet.
  • Place the plunger unit on top to conserve heat and let the brew rest for at least 3 more minutes.
  • Slowly press the plunger all the way down to filter all the grounds with minimal pressure to have the best result.
  • Serve it in your favourite mug and enjoy it!

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