[Homeroast] Ethiopia Sidama Deri Kochoha

Sheila Quinn quinngraphics at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 13:01:14 CDT 2013

I wrap a towel around mine while it's brewing. Seems to work pretty well.

On 7/9/13 12:08 PM, Brian Kamnetz wrote:
> Sheila, I periodically come back around to the French press. I think it was
> Tom who did some experimenting with temperatures and found that a problem
> with the French press is that it loses heat at a rapid rate during
> extraction, so that it's hard to get the best extraction from the grounds.
> One thing that helps is to insulate it by wrapping it with the packing
> plastic with the small bubbles. I keep a sheet of it handy for this
> purpose. One time I secured it with Scotch tape, and that has stayed on for
> quite a while and the adhesive has been remarkably resilient. I haven't
> actually tested it, but anecdotally it seems to make a difference in
> retaining heat during extraction.
> Brian

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