French Press Coffee Maker

My last coffee maker was a DeLonghi 3-1 Combination. I had to temporarily move for work. This lead me to think of a cheaper/better alternative. 

After some research, I decided to get a French press.

Benefits of a French Press Coffee Maker


Bodum French Press

There are tons of French presses out there. We narrowed down the choice to just a few, 2 of which are from Bodum, a leader in all things coffee, all of them are less than $30.

Bodum Chambord French Press Bodum Chambord

Our favorite french press coffee maker is Bodum Chambord French Press because of the design & ease of use.

This stainless steel Bodum coffee maker looks pretty good on the kitchen counter.

Bodum Travel French Press 

travel french press

Another one that may suit many people’s needs if you’re on the go.

Brew the coffee and take the whole thing with you. This one claims to keep it warm for hours thanks the double wall insulation.

Less dishes since you drink right out of the carafe.

Click here if you’re looking for the best portable coffee maker.

Best French Press on Amazon

The current best seller on Amazon is the Kona French Press and has 11k+ of mostly positive reviews. One review said it looked the same as when it was first bought after a few months. People swear by this French press.

How to Make Coffee Using a French Press Maker

  • Pour in 1-2 tablespoons of coffee according to your taste
  • Add hot water ideally between 195-215. If you don’t have a thermometer, boil water and wait 20 seconds before pouring
  • Replace the French Press lid, but do not push the plunger. 
  • Let it percolate for at least 3-4 minutes.
  • Push plunger and pour

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