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French Press 101

FRENCH PRESS 101 – Using the BODUM® Brewing the best cup every time. The French press, also known as coffee press or coffee plunger is a coffee brewing device patented by Italian designer Attilio Calimani in 1929. Although the first press was made and used in France, it’s popularity grew with the introduction of the BODUM® by the similarly named Danish kitchenware company. It works best with coffee of a courser grind and provides a fuller bodied taste profile with a more pronounced mouth feel. French press coffee is more dense and heavy yet has its own sort of elegance. It is important to not allow the coffee to steep in the hot water for longer than the recommended time period...

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