What is the best way to remove or eliminate the sludge when using a French press?

Answer Well, I've never passed mine through a filter - and I grind mine sometimes even a bit longer. To remove the sludge (from the press and carafe) I sometimes soak it in a light white vinegar rinse and... Read More »

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