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How to make cold brew coffee in a French press

The easiest way to make great cold brew coffee is in the french press. Follow this simple guide to get started.

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Grind your coffee

Your coffee should be as coarse as a normal drip coffee grind. I like to use an 8:1 water to coffee ratio then add water to the concentrate. Anything between 7:1 and 16:1 will turnout great.

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Add coffee to French press

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Add water to French press

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Stir and cover

A wooden spoon is ideal. When covering, push the plunger down just beyond the level of the grounds.

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Pour through filter into vessel

Be careful not to disturb the grounds too much while pouring.

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