Hi, I'm Arne.

Good coffee beans are not everything, but without good coffee beans, everything is nothing. I'll be your guinea pig when it comes to trying out espresso machines and coffee.

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Here at Coffeeness you'll only find real tests and reviews. I buy all products myself and am completely independent from manufacturers.


Fresh articles from the Barista blog

I’ve been writing about coffee since 2008 and want to share my passion with you. Coffeeness developed from a small personal blog about french press coffee to the largest German website about coffee.

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November 24, 2021

Flat White vs Latte: One Drink, Two Names?

Both the latte and flat white developed as a complete rejection of the cappuccino. Still, when evaluating flat white vs latte, can we identify much of a difference? I'll take [...]

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November 23, 2021

How to Steam Milk At Home: DIY Hacks

In this article, I'll show you how to steam milk at home without an espresso machine. You’ll gain some great DIY skills about how to froth milk without a frother [...]

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November 22, 2021

How to Make a Cappuccino: The Difficult Relationship Between Espresso and Milk

Cappuccino celebrates espresso, steamed milk and Italian coffee culture – at least in theory. I'll show you how to make a cappuccino at home so you can help keep this [...]

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November 20, 2021

From Cappuccino to Cold Brew: Different Types of Coffee Drinks Explained

There are many different types of coffee drinks and some of them even have multiple names. In this ultimate guide, I'll explain the difference between a flat white and a [...]

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October 20, 2021

Coffee Grind Size Chart — A Quick Guide

Answers to all of your questions about coffee grinding in one convenient place. This coffee grind size chart and the accompanying explanations will make brewing the perfect cup of coffee [...]

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October 19, 2021

Best Breville Espresso Machine: Which One Fits Your Lifestyle?

Breville's entire espresso machine lineup has been designed around people who aren't ready for a fully automatic portafilter machine, yet want more control than is available on a super-automatic espresso [...]

The Best Super-Automatic Espresso Machines 2021

Want to know which machine makes the best coffee at the touch of a button? Avoid the hassle of researching things yourself by getting my tips on the latest models, innovations and features.

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