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French Press Brewing

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French Press Invented in the late 1920's, the French Press has become one of the most popular brewing methods around the world due to the rich flavors it produces. A simple construction made out of a cylindrical pot and a permanent metal filter makes the press easy to clean and maintain, and the absence of a paper filter means there is no byproduct aside from the used coffee.

A personal favorite, the press can produce great results if used correctly; although I must admit it took me a few times to get it right. So let me tell you the do's and don't's that I have learned so far.
Maintenance is the Key! If you want great coffee, take good care of your brewer. This applies to all brewing methods, and it's one of the most important steps to ensure a great cup of coffee. Choose a press that is easy to disassemble. Make sure to pull it apart after every use and clean each part, removing any leftover coffee. 
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