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French PressUpdated 8 months ago

For preparing coffee with a French Press, it's recommended to use a medium to coarse grind.

Here are the steps for brewing:

  1. We suggest starting by rinsing the glass jug with hot water and warming it up before brewing. Then, pour out the water.

  2. If you don't have a professional kettle with temperature settings, wait for approximately 30 seconds after the water reaches 100°C to let it cool down slightly to around 96°C, which is the recommended temperature.

  3. Begin the brewing process by pouring the water into the French Press quickly.

  4. After pouring, stir the coffee to ensure the coffee grounds are evenly distributed in the water, allowing the coffee aromas to be extracted optimally. Then, place the lid on top and press it down slightly; this step pushes the coffee grounds that may have settled on the surface back into the water, ensuring complete extraction.

  5. To remove any foam that may have formed, stir the contents of the French Press twice after approximately 3.5 minutes. Then, press down the filter holder.

 

To achieve the perfect coffee flavor, it's crucial to monitor the brewing time carefully:

  1. Over-extraction: If you brew for too long, it can lead to over-extraction, resulting in a bitter taste. To avoid this, don't let the coffee steep for too many minutes.

  2. Under-extraction: Conversely, if you don't brew long enough, it can lead to under-extraction, giving the coffee a thin and watery taste. Ensure that you allow the coffee to steep for an appropriate amount of time to extract the desired flavors.

Finding the right balance in brewing time is essential for a delicious cup of coffee.

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