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How to Make French Press Coffee?

Ever questioned why your homemade French press coffee never matches that perfect cup in a European café? The secret ingredient might surprise you.

Go a step beyond the ordinary and discover how the essence of the coffee you use can transform your French press experience from bland to grand.

In this blog post we uncover the 5 specific traits your coffee grounds need to elevate your French press coffee to peak flavor. Have a little coffee revelation and learn why not just any coffee blend will do when it comes to achieving that rich, creamy, and unforgettable French press taste.

Learn to brew like a Pro by following a simple, expert guide to selecting the right beans, roasting, and grinding for the ultimate French press coffee at home. You'll go from Disappointment to Delight as you find out how Peak Flavor Coffee cracked the code to replicate that elusive European café flavor, making every sip a journey.

A Promise of French Press Perfection: Embrace the journey with Peak Flavor Coffee to effortlessly brew a cup that rivals the best European cafes, all from the comfort of your home.

I bet you'll be back for more!

Coffee hugs,


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Unlock the Secret to Peak Flavor French Press Coffee

Dear French Press Enthusiasts,

Ever wondered why your home-brewed French press coffee doesn't quite hit the mark compared to that unforgettable cup enjoyed in a quaint European café? Hello, I'm Melicent, the creator of Peak Flavor Coffee. Like you, I've been trying to extract the best coffee taste from my French press at home.

The magic of French press coffee lies not just in the method but in the essence of the coffee used. Many of us have faced the disappointment of a bitter or sour brew, a far cry from the rich, full-bodied delight we expected.

The issue is not with your coffee-making method. It may be the type of coffee you are using that is not ideal for French press brewing. After all, steeping is a unique way of brewing coffee, used in a French press and a Colador.

During steeping, the coarse coffee grounds dissolve and extract natural coffee oils and flavors. The resulting coffee is rich and creamy and emits that delicious smell coffee smell, so characteristic of a fresh roast.

Consider trying a different type of coffee for better results with your French press. Here are the five characteristics to define the right coffee for French Press:

  • Naturally sweet coffee beans
  • Some Robusta for abundant coffee oils
  • A slow coffee roast for optimal caramelization
  • Precision grinding to 1050 microns (coarse) with less than 2% var iation to avoid bitterness
  • A roast that happened in the past 8 days

Lets review how these characteristics will help you to unlock Peak Flavor French press coffee with ease.

Discover coffee, crafted for French Press

At Peak Flavor Coffee, we offer an easy solution when you wonder how to make better french press coffee at home. We’ve cracked the code to that elusive European French Press flavor, right here in America. Make better French press coffee by using the right coffee for a taste similar to European cafes. Here are the five steps to take when you want to have better french press coffee at home:

Step 1: Select the Right Beans for French Press

We select naturally sweet coffee beans from mountain plantations in Brazil, Honduras and Vietnam. We curate only those beans that are suitable for a french press coffee maker. We ask farmers to pick be selective when they harvest and only pick ripe cherries to prevent acidity in your coffee grinds.

Naturally sweet beans enhance the flavor of your coffee. When your French press extracts flavor from coarse ground coffee, you will notice hints of caramel, vanilla, and honey in the taste. These flavors are crucial for creating European French press coffee.

Step 2: High Quality Robusta

To get a smooth and creamy texture, we add some robusta beans with high coffee oil content to our blend. French press coffee needs plenty of natural coffee oils to have a smooth, rich, and creamy texture that makes it unique. This makes it ideal for French press lovers looking for a a rich and authentic taste experience.

Step 3: Slow Italian Coffee Roasting

Slow roasted coffee beans acquire deep caramel notes, which makes it easy for you to unlock peak flavor for your cup of coffee. Meticulous, medium dark roasting in small batches is crucial for achieving the right coffee strength for French press. Consistent coffee strength avoids having to change your French press coffee ratio from order to order.

Why use a medium dark or dark roast for French press? When we roast beans, we aim to extend the caramelization process by taking our time and roast slowly.

That is why we stay away from light roasts. Light or blond roasting just does not allow enough time to transform the natural coffee sugars into caramel. Medium to dark roasts allow for caramelization without becoming bitter or burnt if dropped before second crack.

Step 4: Precision Grinding

We employ professional burr coffee grinders to deliver the right coffee grounds for French Press. Perfect extraction requires coffee grinds to be 1050 micron with less than 2% variation. Precision grinding safeguards against bitterness by preventing over-extraction. Unfortunately, home coffee grinders do not deliver the accuracy, professional burr grinders can guarantee.

When brewing coffee, tiny deviations from the right grind make a huge difference. That is why we recommend to use our pre-ground coffee for French press any time.

Step 5: Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans:

Extracting peak flavor from any coffee maker is impossible when your roast is not fresh. Coffee is fresh roasted when the roast happened in the past 8-14 days. Order from us and we'll roast and ship your coffee on the same day. This ensures you get your coffee order when it tastes best, enhancing your French press coffee experience.

What is the right coffee for French Press?

Not many coffee blends are well suited to brew good quality French press coffee. To make French press coffee, you steep coarsely ground coffee to extract natural coffee oils and rich flavors. A unique brewing method requires coffee grinds, crafted to specifically fit extraction by steeping.

At Peak Flavor Coffee, we realize you don't just need another coffee, you need the right coffee for French press. That is why we craft coffee specifically for French press brewing. To all my fellow French press coffee aficionados, say goodbye to the endless search for that perfect cup. With Peak Flavor Coffee's blend specifically designed for French press, you can effortlessly brew a cup that stands toe-to-toe with Europe's finest.

As coffee to water ratio, use 20 grams of our French press coffee grounds with 300 grams of water. Let it sit for 4 minutes for the best taste. The result? A French press coffee so authentic, it might make you feel like you're in Europe without leaving home.

Join us on this flavorful adventure. Its not just about brewing with the right method; it all begins with the right coffee for French press. Let Peak Flavor Coffee revolutionize your French Press routine, one exquisite cup at a time.

Coffee hugs,


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