I had discovered these a while back and had told a few people about them. Now that I have a blog, hopefully with some readers, you all can hear about this. In a world of drip coffee on throw away timers and people who do not actually enjoy coffee drinking things that have 5000 sugar calories and are called coffee (oddly the "caffeine rush" they are feeling is probably the 1 cup of pure sugar the just streamlined into their veins). Moving on, this is a nice new invention, a to-go French Press. I purchased something similar to this from Bodum many years ago, an insulated cup with a press, that ran about $24 at the time. This paper cup ran me $2.98 and supplied me an about 14 oz shot of coffee flavored coffee (Thank you Dennis Leary).
The beans are weighed right after your order, the amount? Not sure, I am obsessed with coffee but I do not have the rules memorized. I will get right on that. Then they are ground right into the cup. This is something you only see later at night in most shops, when they brew your cups to order. Hot water is added in 2 steps....WAIT! Someone actually trained them or they actually care enough to do it right. Allow me to explain:
- Small amount of hot water is added, 192F is my preference, my Predator heat vision was not working today so I will assume she had the right temperature. This small amount of water is simply to wet the grounds, to make it easier to add the rest.
- The rest of the water is added evenly around the grounds so no stirring is necessary and the coffee dust does not float freely around in the water and hence does not clog the filter.