You can use it with coarse ground coffee to make a strong and flavorful cup of coffee. Alternatively, you can also use this French press with loose-leaf tea or cold brew coffee. Since its all glass, it will never cloud or impart any flavor. Also its heatproof glass and safe for use with hot water. This French press coffee maker has a capacity of 8 cups / 1000 ml / 34 fl. oz, enough to make two to three large cups of coffee.