The French press has been a popular method of brewing coffee for many years. The full immersion of the coffee grounds allows for intense extraction, creating a cup of coffee that is full of body and flavor. The French Press is one of the most forgiving ways of brewing a good cup of coffee, making this a favorite option for people who are wanting to enter the world of manual coffee brewing. However, the difference between a good cup and a great cup are in the details. Follow these steps below to craft an elegant cup of French press coffee.
Coffee-to-Water Ratios for French Press Coffee
1:16 coffee-to-water ratio
2.5 tbsp coffee per cup (8 oz) of water
10 grams coffee per 160 grams of water
10 grams coffee per 6 oz of water