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The Complicated History of the French Press

The Complicated History of the French Press

"While it’s uncertain whether the story of the forgetful yet ingeniously adaptable Frenchman is true, the mythical origins of the brewing method point to the complicated relationship between French and Italian inventors in the history of the French Press." The French Press is one of the most common, albeit underrated, brewing methods in use today. It’s a fairly low-maintenance process that creates exceptionally bold and rich flavors. It’s one of Michael and Harrison’s favorite brewing methods; chances are, if you have spent time in our roastery on 7th Street, you will almost certainly have seen Michael and Harrison headed to...

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