The Dark Elixir of the Gods

For episode 13 of Top Brew the coffee podcast, Eric and I reviewed the French press — also called a press pot, coffee press, coffee plunger, cafetière (UK), сafetière à piston or Cafeteria — for the first time.

Eric’s family drink French press coffee almost every day. It is one of the gold standards of press coffee. It’s worth noting that it was this press that opened our eyes to better homebrewed coffee. Without the French press, we wouldn’t be the fussy coffee drinkers we are today.

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Joe Darnell

Joe is a UI and graphic designer with prior experience as the creative director for three media-based businesses. Joe’s passionate about web design and graphic design with about 15 years of experience in the media industry. Additionally, Joe is the host of the Top Brew and Techtonic podasts, both featured on iTunes.