Graduate from French Press to Chemex, Upgrade Your Morning Coffee Instantly

July 27, 2015

You love your French press; we get it. But when it’s time to upgrade, you’ll want a Chemex. Specialty coffee shops love Chemex for a reason: The slow drip through a thick filter results in a light, clean extraction with almost no sediment. It’s also beautiful, a design piece made for your countertop—plus it’ll brew for three or four people at a time, should you need it to.

Though it’s relatively simple lo-fi gear, Chemex brews are a little higher maintenance, requiring oversight and attention. The process only takes four minutes, but you’ll want to know how to do it…