How To Keep Your French Press
Coffee Hot?

With the exception of those who prefer their coffee ice-cold, coffee is designed to be consumed hot. In this article, we'll look into several excellent methods for keeping your coffee hot for longer periods of time.

The trick to keeping your French Press coffee hot is to not leave it in the coffee maker for too long after it has been brewed. Excessive time in the brewer results in harsh flavors and over-extraction. Intense bitter properties tend to dominate the taste notes of the ground coffee and ruin your perfect cup.

So, how should you store your freshly brewed French press coffee?

  1. Heat up your already-cooled coffee in a microwave for a short time. Some coffee lovers just microwave their coffee to make it hot again. This isn't ideal, because warming coffee could change its taste and chemical composition. The natural flavor and smell is lost.

  2. Thermal mugs create a vacuum as a result of the heat. This allows beverages such as coffee to stay hot for an extended period of time.

  3. A thermos' vacuum keeps heat in and keeps drinks hot. Keep your coffee warm in a thermos. This keeps your French Press coffee hot for a long time.

  4. USB mug warmers typically keeps beverages like coffee hot but not dangerously so if you accidentally touch it without realizing it. Take a sip of your coffee, despite the fact that it's been sitting there for two hours.

It is not a good idea to reheat boiled coffee. Heat affects the flavor profile of coffee by eliminating nutrients and fats.

Extraction takes place during the brewing process. Reheating coffee is essentially a second extraction that removes additional nutrients and oils. This makes coffee sour or bitter.

Brew only enough coffee for your requirements to avoid having to reheat it and getting a poor taste. Use a metal French press if you want to brew more than one cup. Metal French Press coffee makers, on the other hand, necessitate preheating water.

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OCM ( was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link). 

In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years: 

OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM 

OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM

Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops: 

OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more. 

So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates: 

For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube

For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG

For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN 

PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).

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