For this post, I have put together a collection of the best French presses currently available.
Start your day off right with a great cup of coffee, it also works great for brewing loose leaf teas. If you are not familiar with how to use a press, here is a brief overview of the simple process, this will vary by your tastes and preferences:
1. Boil water
2. Measure the coffee grounds
3. Pour the coffee into the French Press
4. Pour boiling water over the coffee
5. Put the lid on and let it steep for 3-4 minutes
6. Slowly press the plunger down
7. Pour into your favorite cup
You can also check out this quick how-to video:
The following french presses use the latest innovative components to meet your needs and help to ensure you get a great cup of coffee.
So here is my list of The 10 Best French Presses.
1. Cafe Du Chateau French Press
The Cafe Du Chateau French Press combines elegance and utility into a beautifully crafted coffee brewer.
Base, lid, and handle are 304 food-grade stainless steel with a highly polished finish that imparts a brilliant shine and protects it from rust.
Carafe is made from heavy, tempered borosilicate glass that withstands boiling water, doesn’t leak, and sits seamlessly inside of the base.
Utilizes a superior filtering system consisting of two stainless steel screens, a spring-loaded base that seals the edges during pressing.
Lid strainer to trap any grounds.
Includes detailed coffee brewing guide.
2. Kitchen Supreme French Press
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Made with German Borosilicate Glass to deal with high temperatures.
Improved plunger plate is reliable and compact.
Built with a premium stainless steel frame, lid and plunger, it will not rust.
Heat resistant carafe is simple to use and clean.
3. Secura Stainless Steel French Press
The Secura Stainless Steel French Press has a double-wall construction that efficient to retains heat more efficiently when compared to single wall carafes.
3-layered Stainless steel filter traps the smallest coffee grounds to produce an exceptional full-bodied flavor.
Includes stainless filter screen is easy to disassemble and clean.
Stack one or more screens together gives your espresso a more refined taste.
Includes cool touch handle and knob for comfortable and safe pouring.
Capacity is 34 ounces / 1000 ml.
All parts are dishwasher safe.
Don't forget the coffee grinder.
4. Frieling Stainless Steel French Press
The Frieling Stainless Steel French Press offers a sleek, and sturdy construction with a mirror finish and a self-contained design.
Made with high-quality 18/10 stainless steel.
Full-length handle is both comfortable and stable.
All-steel mesh plunger mechanism can be used with coarse coffee grounds or loose tea leaves.
Double-wall construction keeps hot beverages hot and cold ones cold..
All parts disassemble to wash by hand or go in the dishwasher.
Holds 33 ounces and stands 9 inches high.
5. Coffee Gator Stainless Steel French Press
The Coffee Gator Stainless Steel French Press uses vacuum layered stainless steel keeps coffee hotter for longer
Two outer layers that create a vacuum-sealed space in between.
Double-filtered to lock flavor in and kick sediment out
A two-step, stainless steel, double filtration screen system is backed up by a sprung guard that holds grounds in place.
Made with premium-grade stainless steel.
6. Kuissential Stainless Steel French Press
The Kuissential Stainless Steel French Press gives you absolute control over the infusion time to produce a bolder and stronger cup.
Designed with double walled Stainless Steel which retains brewing temperature better than glass versions and also won’t shatter when dropped.
Unique screen ﬁlter allows essential coffee oils to make their way into your cup; normally blocked by paper ﬁlters.
Simple to use and easy to clean.
No disposable ﬁlters required, reducing waste.
7. SparkPod Stainless Steel French Press
The SparkPod Stainless Steel French Press will help you craft all your favorite coffee blends in your very own kitchen.
Double Vacuum Insulated Walls to keep your coffee hot for longer.
Includes stainless steel coffee scoop and dessert spoon.
Beautiful modern matte finish with polished stainless steel accents.
Holds 34 Oz / 1L.
8. Bruhen Stainless Steel French Press
The Bruhen Stainless Steel French Press offers a beautiful mirror finish to compliment your kitchen.
Double insulated, stainless steel walled carafe.
Double filter ensures there are no coffee grounds in the cup.
Easy to clean and dishwasher safe.
Capacity is four cups (1 Liter).
9. Highwin Stainless Steel French Press
The Highwin Stainless Steel French Press uses a 4-part stainless steel filter helps extract your coffee's aromatic oils and acids from the bean for maximum subtle flavors.
Coffee plunger is made of high-grade 18/8 stainless steel.
Filter press, which when pushed down, prevents coffee grounds from floating in order to offer the coffee the best color and flavor.
Parts of the coffee plunger can be removed for cleaning.
Fully stainless steel of the coffee plunger to press coffee and stick to the cafetiere and no more ground coffee in the cup.
Double-wall construction keeps coffee or tea warm longer and outside stays cool to the touch.
10. Bean Envy French Press
The Bean Envy French Press comes with a premium milk frother that turns your cup of coffee into a latte.
Designed using thick, durable borosilicate glass.
Stainless steel plunger, screw, and gaskets.
Silicone knob for comfort and easy pressing.
Easy grip ergonomic handle.
Easy to read 16 oz measurement marking.
Top rack dishwasher safe (French Press and lid only, do not place the wire mesh in dishwasher).
34 oz capacity.
Includes high powered 19,000 RPM milk frother and extra filter screen.
I hope this list of the best french presses was helpful.
If you think I left out one that is important or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.
Brandon Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C