French Press Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

  • Author: Erin
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 24 hours
  • Total Time: 24 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Coffee
  • Method: French Press
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to make Cold Brew in your French Press!



  • 4 cups cold (or room temp) filtered water
  • 1/2 cup roughly ground coffee beans


  1. Remove filter/cover from French press.
  2. Add roughly ground coffee beans to bottom.
  3. Pour water on top.
  4. Let sit for 24 hours.*
  5. Place filter/cover back on top and slowly press down until you cannot press any farther.
  6. Pour filtered cold brew into glass and enjoy!


*You can let it sit shorter or longer than 24 hours; the shorter you let it sit, the weaker the coffee will be – the longer you let it sit, the stronger it will be.

*If you want stronger coffee let it sit longer, use an additional 1/4 cup of beans and use stronger beans.

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Keywords: French press cold brew, how to make cold brew