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We like both types, but produce different brews. Most coffee experts seem to prefer..
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Posted to Thread #15779 at 3:11 am on Aug 7, 2009
the press because there is no contact with anything but coffee grinds and water. Also the glass carafe can be thoroughly cleaned. The mouth feel of the coffee is unlike that from drip. It is more dense; like that of cocoa.
Your grind is not as fine as the one you would use for drip so that it doesn't penetrate the mesh screen.
It a little more bother, but produces a really great cup.
Other messages in this thread:
- 15779. Requesting Help from FK: I am considering buying a French Press to make my coffee, I heard it makes - dianncy1964 - 2:32am on 08/07/09 (9)
- We like both types, but produce different brews. Most coffee experts seem to prefer.. - charlie - 3:11am on 08/07/09
- I prefer French Press, as charlie said, it's a unique mouth feel, like cocoa. It is a bit more of - michelle - 4:19am on 08/07/09
- We use both, and though I'm not generally a fussy person, I've never been able to get used to the - Shaun in TO - 12:38pm on 08/07/09
- Shaun, I agree completely with your opinion. I use both methods, but still think... - Michael in Phoenix - 2:23pm on 08/07/09
- I don't use it much but my French press - DawnNYS - 2:49pm on 08/07/09
- charlie has hit it with this description; this is exactly why I like french press coffee. . . - mistral - 3:40pm on 08/08/09
- The French Press is great for individual servings. I've seen restaurants use them for brunch and - Joe - 4:29pm on 08/07/09
- We use a French press covered with a cozy to keep it warm. - MarilynFL - 7:36pm on 08/07/09
- I worked in the coffee biz for a number of years, I like mine strong and earthy and - Traca - 8:40pm on 08/07/09