French Press makes a heavy-bodied coffee with rich sweetness. This is the perfect method to share with several friends,
Coffee / Water Ratio:
3 cup press - 22g coffee (1.5 tablespoons) / 340g water (1.5 cups)
8 cup press - 55g coffee (3.5 tablespoons) / 850g water (3.5 cups)
12 cup press - 82g coffee (5.5 tablespoons) / 1250g water (5.25 cups)
Brew Time: 4 minutes
Optimal water temperature: 195-205 °F
Step 1: Heat water
Preheat your press with hot water, including the plunger, then pour hot water into your cup. Meanwhile, measure coffee and grind.
Step 2: Add coffee
Add your coffee into the press and give it a gentle shake to level the grounds. Tare scale before adding water.
Step 3: Add water
Starting the timer, add water in a circular motion, wetting all the grounds, until the press is half full. Pause and enjoy the bloom.
Step 4: Stir
After 30 seconds of bloom, give the grounds a gentle stir with a spoon.
Step 5: Add more water
Evenly pour water to the top of the press and add the lid, gently resting the plunger on the grounds. (If you're using a scale, it should come to appropriate weight of water listed above).
Step 6: Plunge
Wait till 4:00 after adding water, then slowly push the plunger all the way down.
Step 7: Pour
Immediately pour coffee into another serving container to prevent over-extraction.
Step 8: Enjoy
Enjoy with friends and in your favorite mug.