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BREWING GUIDES

How to Brew with a Coffee Press

HERO Coffee Press

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

Brewing with a coffee press gives you a full-bodied and rich cup of coffee. Make sure all equipment is clean before starting your brew.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Coffee press

WATER TO COFFEE RATIO

  • 2
    Tbsp coarse ground coffee per 6 fl oz water (10 g per 180 ml)
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Coffee press brewing guide ingredients
Follow the Steps Below
Coffee Press Step 1
STEP 1

Prepare your coffee press

Preheat the coffee press by rinsing with hot water.

Don’t forget to discard the water before adding the grounds.

Coffee Press Step 2
STEP 2

Add the coarse ground coffee

Use 2 Tbsp (10 g) of grounds for every cup (6 fl oz, 180 ml) of water. Add the ground coffee to the empty coffee press.

For this brewing method, use a coarse grind to produce a rich flavor without bitterness.

Coffee Press Step 3
STEP 3

Pour water to just below the rim

For the best brew, use water that’s 30 seconds off the boil.

Water temperature affects how efficiently coffee flavors are pulled from the grounds. The ideal temperature for brewing with a coffee press should be between 195–205°F.

Coffee Press Step 4
STEP 4

Saturate the grounds

Gently stir the grounds a few times with a spoon. One or two stirs is plenty.

Coffee Press Step 5
STEP 5

Secure the lid & wait

Let the coffee brew for about 4 minutes.

Coffee Press Step 6
STEP 6

Steadily push the plunger down

Separate the coffee from the grounds by slowly pressing the plunger down.

Coffee Press Step 7
STEP 7

Pour & savor your coffee at home

Take in the aroma and enjoy your fresh cup of coffee!

QUICK TIPS

Brewing with a coffee press is also called full-immersion brewing, as the grounds are immersed for the entire brew.

Make sure to clean the grounds stuck in the filter after every use. This will help your next coffee taste as good as the one before it.

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