The step-by-step guide to brewing perfect French press coffee.

The step-by-step guide to brewing perfect French press coffee.

Considering the convenience of single pod and drip coffee makers, manual coffee preparation may sound like a foreign—or maybe even unnecessary—concept. But French press coffee may change your mind. With a little patience, some know how, and 5 minutes, you can make yourself a rich, smooth cup of coffee that’s full of flavor and devoid of the sometimes burnt, chalky, bitter taste characteristic of many big-batch coffee brewers. Once you get the hang of how to make coffee in a French press, you can even use it to foam milk. Check out our infographic below to learn more about French press brewing plus how to clean and maintain your press.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Perfect French Press Coffee Header Step-by-Step Brewing Instructions Step 1 Bring water to a boil Step 2 Weigh and grind coffee beans Step 3 Poor ground coffee into French Press Step 4 The bloom step - pour half of the water over the grounds Step 5 Stir gently to break up and mix the crust Step 6 Pour remaining water over grounds and let steep Step 7 Press the plunger down and pour into mug Pressing Tips for Your French Press Header Cleaning Tips for Your French Press Grinding Tips for Your French Press Flavor Tips for Your French Press The Step-by-Step Guide to Brewing Perfect French Press Coffee Footer

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The step-by-step guide to brewing perfect French press coffee.