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french press

Quick and easy, this classic full immersion brew method has been around for many years and is widely used both by home coffee consumers and coffee professionals. Because of its metal filter, more oils and SEDIMENTS make it to your cup, which makes for a heavy body and rich cup of coffee.


recommended Measurements:

  • 40g of coffee (6 tablespoons)

  • 640g water

  • Grind coarse

brew time: 4 minutes

yields: 20 ounces

What you need:

  • French Press

  • Grinder

  • Freshly Roasted Moja Coffee

  • Hot Water

  • Scale

  • Timer

  • Stir Stick

  • Mugs


How to brew:

1. Heat & Rinse

  • Preheat the French Press with hot water

  • Let it sit while you do step 2

2. Measure & Grind

  • Measure out 40g of coffee or roughly 6 tablespoons

  • Grind the coffee to a coarse grind

  • Dump out the water from the French Press

  • Add the coffee to the bottom of the vessel

  • Place on scale and tare scale to 0

3. Saturate & Stir

  • Start timer and pour hot water over the coffee, just enough to cover it

    • Water should be just off the boil or at 205 degrees

  • Stir the coffee to ensure full saturation

  • Pour the remaining water until you reach 640g

  • Place the lid gently on top of the grounds and let it sit until the 4 minute mark. Do not plunge right away

4.  Remove & Enjoy

  • At 4:00 mark, remove the French Press from the scale and slowly press the plunger down

  • When you’ve finished pressing, serve or decant the coffee immediately to avoid bitterness and enjoy your freshly brewed cup of Moja coffee!



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