French press doesn’t soak up flavor and adds tiny bits of coffee grounds in the coffee that percolates flavor. Because the grounds steep instead of filter, the coffee tastes better. Everything is in the cup. Using a French press means that everything except the ground coffee is in the cup.
How to Brew a FRENCH PRESS
YOU WILL NEED:
- Roastlabs freshly roasted coffee
- French Press
- Digital scale (optional)
- Grinder (optional)
- Hot Water
- DRY: 30g coffee
- WET: 480g water
- RATIO: 1:16
- WATER: 200f
- GRIND: Medium. Slightly coarser than table salt, uniform particle size. No sheared pieces or fines. (Adjust grind size/steep time to taste).
Step 1. Pre-heat your press and drinking cup with hot water. Discard after 1 min.
Step 2. Add 30g of ground coffee and pour 60g of water.
Step 3. Immediately start timer and gently stir for 30 seconds until saturated.
Step 4. Dose the remaining amount of water evenly over your grounds.
Step 5. Place the lid on and push the plunger down slightly until the grounds are submerged near the top.
Step 6. After 4 minutes, gently press the plunger down and serve immediately.