As you venture through the world of coffee, you are going to discover the many delicious way to enjoy your morning coffee. One of our favorite methods is the French Press. It is simple to use, fast to clean but most importantly you are going to be able to recreate you favor cafe coffee at home
Making the perfect French Press Coffee requires: the right equipment, coffee grind size, water temperature, coffee amount and right brewing time.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
Kettle / Water 400 g (200 degrees Fahrenheit)
Coffee Beans 29 g ( Recommended: Coarse)
Mug or Decanter
BREWING TIME: 4-5 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 1 - 2
Water should be 200 degrees Fahrenheit at all times in the brewing process. If you do not have a thermometer wait for the water to hit a boiling point and remove from heat. Wait 30 seconds before brewing.
LET’S GET STARTED:
Using the digital scale, weigh your coffee. For this specific brewing method we recommend keeping a 1:14 ratio. This means that for every 29 grams of coffee to 400 grams of water.
Begin by pouring hot water (200 degrees Fahrenheit) into the empty French Press and rinsing it off . This helps preheat and maintain the temperature while brewing for best extraction. Leave it for about 15 seconds.
Discard the hot water and place the grind coffee into the empty press ( 29 g of Coarse grind). Give the press a little shake in order to distribute the coffee evenly across the bottom.
Start the timer and pour the hot water until all the grounds are saturated (46 g). Letting it sit and bloom for 30 seconds.
After 30 seconds, break the top layer (The crust) with a spoon and give it a good stir.
Start the second pour by adding the rest of the hot water all the way to the top (354 g). Place the plunger on and let the coffee continue brewing without pressing it down. This will allow the water and coffee to reintegrate for about 3 minutes 30 seconds.
Press the plunger down on the press, all the way down!
Pour all the coffee brewed into a mug or decanter immediately afterwards to avoid over extraction. Enjoy!