French Press Coffee amount

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    Okay so I have a french press, and I have been trying to figure out how much coffee I need. Here is the scenario:

    It is a 15 oz press, I been reading that the general rule of thumb is 2 tbs of coffee per 6 oz of water, so if my math is correct that would me 5 tbs of coffee. or roughly 25 grams...

    This seems like a lot of coffee for that amount of water?

    Secondly, do I measure the scoops prior to grinding or after grinding?

    I know there isn't an exact answer and there are other variables to consider, but I was wondering if there are any general guide lines I should be following... or opinions about this?

    There will be a test later (a taste test) so you better get it right.

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