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Old 10-22-2011, 08:03 AM   #1
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French press coffee

I am trying to make coffee for my wife cause the K machine died. The issue is, she is saying it is foamy. Is this good or bad or how do I correct it? I dont drink it so I really dont know how it is supposed to be...

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Old 10-22-2011, 09:05 AM   #2
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The foam might be "crema" which is good, but I can't tell without a picture. What grind did you use for the beans to prepare your FP?

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I use a french press for coffee making. The water should be just below boiling at sea level. Course grind coffee, preferably fresh ground. I stir the coffee with the handle of a wooden spoon while brewing. If you do not stir, the grounds will float. That might be the foam she tastes.
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Coffee should have some foam, if not, the water isn't hot enough or there aren't enough grounds.
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I use a french press for coffee making. The water should be just below boiling at sea level. Course grind coffee, preferably fresh ground. I stir the coffee with the handle of a wooden spoon while brewing. If you do not stir, the grounds will float. That might be the foam she tastes.
That's how I do it too, 'cept I usually stir with a chop stick.
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