Barista Blog

Coffeeness is a blog about the fine art of the bean.

I’ve been writing about java since 2008 and love sharing my passion for a good brew with you. From its humble beginnings as a small blog about making coffee with a French press, Coffeeness has grown into the largest German website about joe. And that's all thanks to you!

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May 16, 2021

How Much Caffeine Is in Your Coffee? We Tested 15 Coffee Drinks in a Laboratory to Find Out!

On behalf of the entire world of coffee aficionados, I have a confession to make: We have absolutely no clue at all … … how much caffeine you actually consume [...]

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April 21, 2021

The Tempest in a Coffee Pot: Is Coffee Good for You?

I don't think I could have chosen a better time to spruce up my age-old article on the question "Is coffee healthy? After all, we live in an age where [...]

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March 15, 2021

How to Make Iced Coffee: New Ideas, Recipes & Tips

This article is for iced coffee lovers. Don't worry, though, there’s something for everyone, including fitness fanatics, coffee purists and calorie counters. [...]

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February 20, 2021

Arabica and Robusta Coffee: Similarities, Differences and the Dance Around the Concept of Quality

If you want to see me rolling my eyes, all you have to do is put me in front of a typical coffee commercial. What gets on my nerves is [...]

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January 4, 2021

10 Tips for Buying a Super-Automatic Espresso Machine in 2021

Buying a fully automatic coffee machine for your own kitchen is a real investment. Nobody wants to buy junk. In addition, the fully automatic coffee machine should last several years [...]

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December 14, 2020

Super-Automatic Espresso Machines and Coffee Makers for the Visually Impaired: What Are the Best Barrier-Free Models?

Sighted people do not think about it, but the rule of the touch screen raises problems for the visually impaired. That is why I have collected coffee machines and fully [...]

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November 16, 2020

Coffee Capsules: Aluminum Waste, Environmental Damage and More

I can just drink coffee and make enemies. That's why I've updated my rant about coffee capsules and added some new info. Have fun with the Rant 2.0! [...]

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November 5, 2020

Americano: The Superior Super-Automatic Coffee

In this recipe you will learn everything about the Cafe Americano and its preparation both from the espresso machine and the fully automatic coffee machine. [...]

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September 26, 2020

Kopi Luwak: Busting the Civet Cat Coffee Myth

Doesn't this myth seem stupid to you from beginning to end? There's no reason this coffee exists. There are millions of better offers - also from Indonesia - which not [...]

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September 21, 2020

How to Set Up Super-Automatic Machines: From Serving Size to Coffee Beans

Unpack, connect, get started? In order for your machine to produce more than brown water, you need to set up the coffee maker properly. This is no magic trick, but [...]

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September 12, 2020

How to Brew Coffee: All You Need to Know in 2021

Another guide to filter coffee? No, the troubleshooting guide how to brew coffee! I show you what is really important with hand filter and coffee machine. [...]

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September 7, 2020

Bulletproof Coffee: Belief Can Counter Calories

Is Bulletproof Coffee suitable for slimming? Is Bulletproof Coffee good for athletes and does the drink taste good with butter, coconut fat and coffee at all? I try to answer [...]

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August 27, 2020

Best Milk Alternative for a Super-Automatic Espresso Machine: Soy Milk, Almond Milk & More

The cow's dead, long live Almond! Milk alternatives are in high season and are of course also totally trendy in the fully automatic coffee machine. But which milk substitute delivers [...]

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July 19, 2020

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee (With Tips and Fresh Ideas)

Summer, winter, blizzard or heat wave: I drink cold brew in any weather. Cold brewed coffee is one of the most durable trends of recent years and there are many [...]

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March 13, 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. [...]