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.


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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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13. March 2019

Super-Automatic Espresso Machine Myths and Preconceptions

The questions surrounding what a super automatic espresso machine can and can't do are very controversial. In this article, I'll present you with my responses to the most typical preconceptions. [...]

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6. March 2019

10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Super-Automatic Espresso Machine

Buying a super automatic espresso machine to use at home can be a real investment. Nobody wants to buy a piece of junk. Of course, you'll also want your machine [...]

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4. March 2019

How Transparent and Ethical Trade Helps Coffee Farmers

I was recently in Hamburg for the "Transparency Colloquium," which was hosted by Quijote Coffee and organized together with Professor Peter Roberts from the Goizueta Business School. The participants included [...]

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1. March 2019

How to Make Your Own Iced Coffee – All the Best Recipes and Tips!

Is it too warm to drink hot coffee? No problem! Here you can learn how to make perfect iced coffee at home. You can even make it using a French [...]

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26. February 2019

Pumpkin Spice Latte – Coffee with Pumpkin?

A Pumpkin Spice Latte without sugar syrup? Absolutely! To me, nothing else makes sense. This article outlines a recipe made with fresh pumpkin juice and, of course, fresh espresso and [...]

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17. January 2019

Do I Need to Use a Water Filter with My Super-Automatic Espresso Machine?

Do you need to use a filter for your super automatic espresso machine, or is a filter a waste of money? This article will tell you everything you need to [...]

The best super automatic espresso machines

It’s hard to find the best super automatic espresso machine. But…I’m here to help! I’ve tested and reviewed over 35 machines. These are my results.

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