For a big, chewy, full bodied cup.

It’s not fussy.

What You'll Need:

French Press brewer
2 Tablespoons of coarsely ground coffee for every 8 ounces of coffee you’re brewing (for instance; a 32 ounce French Press = 8T of coffee).
Enough cold, clean water to fill your brewer
A kettle
A long-handled spoon to stir with.
A timer (smart phones work great!)
Pro Tip: A simple blade grinder will serve you well for brewing in a French Press once you master the proper grind size.

Step 1:

Give your brewer a quick rinse with hot water to warm it up.

Step 2:

Add grounds to brewer.


For better flavor clarity, try reducing your dose to 6T for a 32 oz batch.

Step 3:

Slowly pour fresh clean water, just off the boil (≈200°F) over the
grounds. Pour to just below the bottom of the spout.


Pour in two steps; about 1/3 of your water first to wet the
grounds and let them bloom, (for about 30 seconds), and then finish with the remainder.

Step 4:

Start timing your brew. We recommend a 4 minute brew time.

Step 5:

Stir the grounds briefly to make sure that they are all wet.

Step 6:

Set the lid lightly on top of the brewer and depress the plunger
just enough to immerse all of the grounds. (don’t plunge yet!).

Step 7:

After 4 minutes, press the plunger down slowly and completely.

Step 8:

Serve immediately. Enjoy!


To avoid over-extraction, pour any remaining coffee into a
separate thermal dispenser for serving later.

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