This is the first ceramic French press we have tried, and we like it.

I’m a big fan of the French press. It’s simple to use and makes a great cup of coffee.

I have spoken to a number of professionals in the coffee business who make their own coffee at home with a French press. Nothing fancier or more expensive.


The French press in the video above was sent to us by the folks at

It’s a 32-ounce model, which make it good to have on the family breakfast table, or on the back deck with friends on a spring morning.

The one they sent me is red, but it’s also available in white, red, gray, blue, black graphite, ivy, lime, turquoise and purple. (In the video I mention Gunmetal Gray. That was me misremembering black graphite!)

Ceramic French press.In its component parts: The pot, the plunger with filter screen, and a wooden stirring spoon.

I like this model for a number of reasons.

First because I like the French press anyway, and own several different types. And I like this particular model because of its design and the fact that it’s made from ceramic with a lead-free glaze, stainless steel and silicone.

Or, to put it another way, there’s no plastic.

Plastic is pretty much unavoidable if you want to use a drip brewer or any kind of single-serve system. But it’s easily avoided if you use a French press.

And while I’m fine with my glass and steel French presses, I think the ceramic one will become my favorite.

I prefer it over glass, because I’m less likely to break it. And I prefer it over steel because I find steel to be a little cool. There’s something warmer and more homey about ceramic. 

Anyway, I like this French press for both its design and its materials. It’s a keeper.

You can learn more about it at

Buy anything there and you’ll save 10% if you use the coupon code: COFFEEDETECTIVE10

(One time per customer and you can’t use it to ask for money back on something you’ve already purchased there.)

My new ceramic French press, along with some other press pots.


NOTE: This product was sent to us free in return for a review. (That said, we always reserve the right NOT to review a free product if we don't like it, or feel you wouldn't like it.)

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