I found this grind comparison chart earlier in the year while browsing around online and thought that I would share it with all of you who may make your coffee at home (you know, like when Pascal’s is closed…). Here’s a crash coarse in coffee grind and how it effects your brew. Special thanks goes to Michael Smith at INeedCoffee.com and photographer Carl Melville for allowing us to reproduce this incredibly helpful guide.
Coarse grind is typically used with your French press or press pot coffee maker. This is the brewing method with a container (often glass) with a filter/mesh plunger to force grinds to the bottom of the container, allowing for a clean poor with no debris (hopefully!)