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Full flavor coffee from the French Press

Technique

The perfect “Press pot”                   Also known as the “French Press” Every morning I ask myself a very important question, “How many cups of coffee does this morning require?” The answer to that question determines what technique needs to be used. One cup mornings belong to the mighty AeroPress. Two or three cup mornings belong to the faithful, flavorful French press. More than three cups calls for a pour-over. On really rough or early mornings, the first cup gets a shot or two of our light espresso to make a creamy "Dirty Hippie" that elevates the morning buzz like nothing...

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The secret to excellent cold coffee

Technique

We have been serving our Bright Morning Bayou Blend on ice at the Benton Farmer’s Market and have heard strong opinions about cold coffee. Many people are excited to get their caffeine fix while cooling down, while others wrinkle their nose in disgust as they ask why we would do such a thing to coffee. This led us to believe that many may have had bad experiences with cold coffee, not surprising since there are few ways to make it properly and many ways to mess it up. We would like to share our technique to help you get the...

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