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Brewing Coffee With A French Press

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There are many varieties available in the Indian market such as glass, aluminum, and stainless steel.  The key is choosing one of sturdy material, and especially a good plunger and filter.

Brewing Measurements

Filter: Water (ml): Coffee (grams): Infusion Time: # of People:
3 Cup French Press

300

19

3:00

1

4 Cup French Press

600

38

4:00

2

8 Cup French Press

850

53

4:00

3

12 Cup French Press

1400

88

4:00

4-5

*Let “bloom” for 30 seconds before pouring continuously.

**French press requires a coarse grind.

***If possible, grind the coffee immediately before preparation to ensure best taste, storing whole bean coffee in an airtight container will also increase its duration of freshness.

 

Equipment:

-French Press

-Grinder (preferably a burr grinder)

-scale (not necessary but useful for accuracy), or a table spoon measurement, and a measuring cup in ml.

-timer (not necessary but useful for accuracy)

 

Brewing Coffee Pour-Over Style

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This is by far my favorite method, but does take some time to setup and perform.

Brewing Measurements

Filter: Water (ml): Coffee (grams): Infusion Time: # of People:
#2 Filter Cone

300

16 (approx. 2 tbl sp) 2:30

1

#2 Filter (for iced coffee) 240 ml ice (8-9 ice cubes) and 240 ml water 28 (approx 3 tbl sp) 2:30

1

#4 Filter

590

32 (approx 4 tbl sp) 2:30

2

#4 Filter (for iced coffee)

240 ml ice (8-9 ice cubes) and 240 ml water

28 (approx 3 tbl sp) 2:30

1

*Let “bloom” for 30 seconds before pouring continuously.

**Drip coffee requires a medium fine grind.

***If possible, grind the coffee immediately before preparation to ensure best taste, storing whole bean coffee in an airtight container will also increase its duration of freshness.

 

Equipment:

-Dripper (Hario V60, #4 Filter size dripper with 4 holes—preferably ceramic, or a Chemex)

-Paper Filter with appropriate size for your dripper

-Grinder (Use a burr grinder if possible)

-Coffee flask if brewing for a number of people at one time

-scale (not necessary but useful for accuracy), or a table spoon measurement, and a measuring cup in ml.

-timer (not necessary but useful for accuracy)