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Brew Method: French Press

French Presses offer a cup of coffee that is very full bodied (speaking of the “mouth-feel” of coffee). Without a paper filter, coffee oils and some sediment created by ground coffee are allowed through the fine mesh strainer built into the French Press, even with a very coarse grind. Due to the coarser grind, the brewing time is a bit longer than with other methods, following the general rule: the finer the grind the quicker the extraction and vice versa. Tools:-Spring water or filtered water-195-205 F water temperature-A burr grinder-Scale-Timer (to help control brew time)-Freshly roasted whole bean coffee (2-14 days max), stored at room temperature in an airtight container. Grind right before use. Brewing:-Remove the plunger and closely inspect that...

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