How to Make Cold Brew In a French Press

French Press has really made our life easier and full of energy by giving us the best brew of coffee in such simple ways. Other than brewing just simple coffee, tea, or milk we can now use it to make our own home-made cold brew in simple steps!

What makes cold brew special is the way it is made differently from the common coffee we know, and the taste is unique too! It is way sweeter and smoother than regular coffee, it has no bitterness and has a lower acidity which makes it very popular.

So if you’re someone who wants to make a cold brew in a french press coffee maker, continue reading and in this article, I’ll tell you all the things you need and all the things you have to do to create a tasty cold brew using a French press.

What You Need

In order to make your cold brew at home, here’s what you’ll need. Just a disclaimer, this recipe only serves 3 cups of cold brew, and if you want to brew more than or less than 3 cups use the ratio of 50 grams of grounded coffee every 350 ml of water.

  • French Press
  • 1-liter cold water
  • Grinder
  • Weighing Scale
  • 90 grams of coffee
  • Stirring utensil

What You Have to Do

  1. Weigh 90 grams of coffee beans.
  2. Grind your beans extra coarse. You don’t want your coffee beans to be ground too fine because it will be more bitter than it is.
  3. Place your freshly ground coffee in the French Press.
  4. Add 1-liter of cold water and give it a stir.
  5. Cover your French Press and leave it at room temperature. If the weather and humidity are too hot you can place it inside the refrigerator overnight or for about 12-24 hours.
  6. Wait overnight and then transfer the cold brew from a different container.
  7. Pour it in a glass or cup with ice, add sugar or honey for more sweetness, and milk for a creamier taste.
  8. Serve and enjoy!
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