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34oz French press coffee makers are a medium-sized coffee maker that is ideal if you prefer to drink more than 1 or 2 cups of coffee, or you live with other people.
If you are looking for an affordable French press, we suggest choosing a standard glass one that will come with a plastic or stainless steel frame.
If you need an insulated French press, check out the stainless steel options below as many of them provide high heat retention.
If you know for sure you want a medium size french press then take a look at our recommendations below.
Here are the Best 8-Cup French Press Coffee Makers
Bodum Chambord 8 cup French Press Coffee Maker, 34 ozThe Bodum Chambord is a perennial favorite with French press advocates due to it’s quality construction and performance in both brewing and filtering coffee.
The value is here for sure and it’s our favorite 8-cup french press because it’s price justifies it’s place in this list.
If you are looking for a basic medium sized french press that will serve two to three people at once then this will be a great choice that won’t cost you too much.
THE ESPRO PRESS – 10 Cup / 32 oz Stainless Steel French PressUnlike the Bodum featured above this french press is actually at the very tippy top of our favorites list – we really think it’s the best french press you can buy due to it’s build quality, thermal insulation, and extremely fine filtration plunger.
To sum it up if you want french press coffee with no sediment in it brewed to absolute perfection every time you will get better results from this coffee press than any other model.
You will have to pay up for that however so don’t say I didn’t warn you!
Frieling Brushed Stainless Steel French Press, 36-OunceThe Frieling is a close second in our book to the Espro Press line of french presses. It is similar in every way except the press plunger isn’t quite so robust even though it uses a double micro-fine filter screen to all but eliminate the mud that can form on the bottom of your cup.
This press is also well insulated so it will give you excellent temperature control while you brew and the price is a bit lower than the Espro Press despite it’s still top-shelf pricing.
Even still it’s more affordable and just about as good of a model as you can buy anywhere. It’s a best seller among our customers. Check it out for yourself!
Here are a Few Alternative Coffee Presses We Advise Our Customers to Review in This Size Range
Francois et Mimi Single Wall Borosilicate Glass French Coffee Press, Chrome Design (34oz)Bodum New Kenya 34-Ounce Coffee Press, BlackGROSCHE LISBON French press coffee and tea press, 1 liter 34 fl. oz capacity, Glass body with SS filter press, removable silicone grip base, and included spoonBodum Eileen 8 Cup French Press Coffeemaker, 1.0 l, 34-Ounce
Ovente FPT34B French Press Drip Coffee Maker, 34-Ounce, Black32 Oz. Capri Double Wall Stainless Steel Coffee Press by ZUCCOR32 Oz. Venice Double Wall Stainless Steel Coffee Press by ZUCCOR32 Oz. Milano Heat Resistant (Borosilicate) Gourmet Coffee Press by ZUCCOR (BLACK)
- Our 34oz French press coffee makers range in price from $10.00 to $100.00.
- 34oz French press options come with a handle and a detachable, plunging top, which make for easy holding and pouring. This feature also allows for fast and efficient washing.
- French press coffee makers maintain the handle at a regulated temperature so you won’t burn yourself when pouring.
- All options come with a built-in, 3-piece filtering system, which means – no paper filter.
- For the material, you can select from glass, stainless or brushed steel, or BPA-free plastic.
Glass: glass provides transparency so you can see how much coffee you have, and it makes cleaning up easier. Glass is more likely to shatter than stainless steel or plastic, but they are heat resistant so you can pour extremely hot water in the carafe for coffee brewing.
Stainless or brushed steel: stainless steel or brushed steel provide better insulation (keeping beverages hot or cold longer) than other materials, and does not stain as easily. However, many of these coffee makers require hand washing, so please check the product description if you prefer it to be dishwasher safe.
Plastic: plastic insulated French press coffee makers are lightweight, designed to be shatter-resistant, and usually can go in a dishwasher; however, they may stain and scratch easier as opposed to stainless steel ones. If you’re worried about the type of plastic, make sure the coffee maker you’re buying is “BPA-free plastic.”
Additional Perks and Information
- Each 34oz French press offers about 8 cups of 4oz of coffee, or 3 to 4 mugs.
- Just remember to use coarsely ground coffee when brewing with a French Press.
- Some even come with a measuring scoop to measure your coffee.
If you want to use a French press coffee maker, but are looking for a different size, please click through to the following pages listed below. We have sizes ranging from 12oz (single serve) all the way up to 51oz.