Questions tagged [french-press]

A coffee brewing device that uses immersion brewing followed by plunging a metal screen to strain and compact the loose coffee grounds to pour the brewed coffee. Also known as a cafetière, coffee press or coffee plunger.

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What's an easy method for cleaning used coffee grounds out of a french press?

My favorite method for brewing coffee might be a french press. However to me the biggest downside of it is cleaning it afterwards. Unlike, for example, using a disposable drip filter, which can easily ...
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Does French press coffee taste like instant coffee?

Maybe it’s a dumb question, but I made French press coffee for first time using kicking horse smart ass beans, and the taste was very much like instant coffee. It didn’t have the metallic taste you ...
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French press vs simple filter, is French press equipment really necessary?

French press coffee is basically when you pour almost boiling water onto ground beans and then filter them (by pressing the filter handle). So I wonder why use that contraption at all? Simply pour ...
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Why do espresso grains have to be finely ground and French press grains coursely ground?

Why do espresso grains have to be finely ground? (I've seen some moka pot instructions say medium is good, too.) I thought espresso machines extracted the most out of the grains, so it would seem they ...

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