So you like to drink coffee but do not want to spend $10+ buying from your local coffee shop?
Then buying a coffee press / french press may be the solution. This classic device allows you to brew both high quality Robusta and Arabica coffee in the comfort of your home. Today, we will be discussing our top picks for the best coffee presses money can buy:
Espro P3 French Press – Best All Arounder
Out of the countless coffee presses in the market, the Espro P3 French Press is our pick for the best overall. Not only is it budget friendly, but it also makes good quality espresso. With its patented double filter technique this coffee press is able to consistently produce rich coffee containing little to no residue. With a SGD 55 price tag, it is certainly worth the investment.
- On – point filtering system
- Brews rich and strong espresso
- Design that enables easy cleaning
- Below average insulation system
Fellow Clara French Press – Best Design
The Fellow Clara French Press is a perfect fit for those who value style and aesthetics. With its futuristic and clean design, this top coffee press would definitely look awesome in your kitchen.
The cool design is not the only thing it has going for it as it also has great usability and is made from premium materials that brilliantly insulate it. The Fellow Clara French Press also has double stainless steel walls which means you can keep your recently brewed espresso in it for up to 30 minutes and have it remain hot.
- Small capacity
- Easy pouring and plunging
- High quality materials used for good insulation
- Amazing heat retention
- Interior may scratch if you use a metal spoon to stir the coffee
- A little pricey at SGD 140
Le Creuset Stoneware French Press – Best Stoneware Coffee Press
Most coffee presses are made up of a mix of glass, stainless steel, and plastic. However, one other popular material used for french presses is stoneware, a type of ceramic renowned for its versatility and durability. Out of all the stoneware coffee presses out there, the Le Creuset Stoneware French Press is definitely among the best.
With its simple yet classy design, this coffee press is able to brew smooth coffees with well – balanced flavours. This is down to its reliable filtering system as well as its solid brewing mechanism. It is priced at SGD 112, which is a fair price for a good stoneware French Press if you ask us.
- Very good filter
- Classy design
- Produces coffee with a balanced taste
- A little bit inconsistent when brewing
- Poor heat retention
Bodum Brazil French Press – Best Affordable Option
Do you want a decent quality coffee press without bleeding your pockets dry? Well then you should consider the Bodum Brazil French Press. Despite its affordable SGD 28 price, it can certainly tussle with the best coffee presses out there in terms of performance.
The Bodum Brazil French Press can brew consistently good coffee at a reasonable speed. It is also intuitively designed with easy use and easy cleaning being prioritised. That means this coffee press is very suitable for those new to french pressing coffee.
- Can be easily cleaned and used
- Multiple colour and size options are available
- Not very good insulation
Espro Coffee French Press P7 – Best Luxury Option
Jumping to the opposite end of the spectrum, we now have the most pricey option to end this list. You will need to splash SGD 210 for this premium coffee press. However, there is a reason for its steep price tag.
The Espro Coffee French Press P7 brews coffee that has a great consistency and is bursting with flavour. Its double filter mechanism stops any unwanted sediments to enter your coffee. It is also made with premium – grade stainless steel which provides above average insulation.
Overall, if you want to make a coffee shop – like espresso and are not particularly concerned about price, this amazing coffee press can be the perfect one for you!
- Great insulation
- Simple and cool design
- Very durable
- Efficient filter system
- A little bit heavy