The French Press was patented in in France in 1852. Refined over time, the Press as we know it today was patented in Italy in 1928. This full immersion brewing device produces a strong, full body cup with texture with more oils and fine grounds in the brew.
A Press allows you to control brewing variables such as water temperature, grind and brew time, allowing you to refine the brewing parameters to your personal preference. It is important to understand an balance each brewing parameter to obtain the right extraction and balance. When done correctly, the Press produces a rich, full boded coffee with more nuanced aroma and flavours.