American Press Coffee Maker


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A unique joining of two renowned brewing techniques, the American Press combines a pressurized brewing technique (similar to the Aeropress) and the classic shape of a regular French press into an all-in-one, travel-ready coffee companion. Designed with sleek sipping in mind, the American Press features a micro-mesh filtered brew chamber that you press through your brew water. The result? A visually striking reverse pillar of coffee ready to drink in under 3 minutes.

Features and Functionality

  • Contained Grounds - A twist-in filter canister keeps your cup clean of sediment and offers an easy cleanup solution.
  • Double-wall Tritan Plastic - Shatter-proof and BPA-free, the Tritan build of the American Press also serves to keep your coffee hot for ages.
  • 100-micron Stainless Steel Filter Screens - Two reusable stainless steel filters keep grounds in but let oils out of the brew chamber.
  • Simple Spout - A gentle curving lip makes the American Press easy to drink or pour from.
  • Single Cup Solution - Just the right size for a piping hot cup of fresh coffee.
  • Neat! - Fit and finish on the American Press is impressive, and the way the coffee seems to condense under your touch never gets boring.
  • Easy Cleaning - A quick unclipping of the brew basket and a rinse has you reset for a second cup at a moment's notice.
  • Pressure Brew - You're physically pushing your ground coffee through a sealed brew water chamber, creating a rich brew that's hard to beat.
  • Insulated Tritan - The insulated body of the American Press keeps coffee hot and hands cool.
  • One Cup Only - The American Press is limited to single (12 ounce) cups of coffee.
  • No Reheating - The Tritan carafe has a bitty ring of metal at the lip, meaning it's definitely not microwave-safe.
  • Pressure - It takes a decent amount of pressure to use the American Press, which means it might not be a great pick for someone with arthritis.
SCG Staff Says... Like an Aeropress and travel mug in one!
How Does it Compare? We found small variations in your brewing technique—pre-infusion, dose adjustments, pressure—made little, if any, difference in the final brew flavor. This makes the American Press a forgiving brew method, but also means it's less versatile than the recipe-rich Aeropress.
Tips and Tricks We recommend starting with American Press' ideal dosing: 22g (0.75 ounces) of coffee to 355ml (12 fluid ounces), and to aim for a medium, pour over grind.


Width 3.5 inches
Depth 3.5 inches
Height 8 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 1.0000
Size 12 oz
Material Metal and Plastic
Manufacturer American Press


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Why is it easier to clean than a French press?
Coppy on Aug 20, 2017
Best Answer: Hello!

Your ground coffee is contained in the small double-filtered pod at the bottom of the plunger. To clean, you simply unsnap the pod and rinse. This way, you don't get any grounds coating the bottom of the press.
Reply (1) · Report · Joshua SStaff on Aug 21, 2017
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Great coffee Review by Chungo
It’s easy and cool way to make coffee and very good looking too. (Posted on 11/5/2017)
excellent "press"Review by lj
Impressed with quality, and yes it does keep the coffee "hot". Make sure the brew basket
is secure, can be used to brew tea as well. Highly recommended "American Press". (Posted on 8/2/2017)

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Care and Maintenance

  • Dishwasher-safe!
  • Do not use rough brushes or sponges to preserve long-term clarity of Tritan walls.
  • Disassemble and clean filter basket after every use.
  • NOTE: not microwave-safe.


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