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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January 24, 2023

Muddy Waters: What Is a Dirty Chai Latte?

You may have heard people ordering it, but what is a dirty chai latte? I'll give you the lowdown on this drink as well as a quick recipe! Read on [...]

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January 17, 2023

Best Siphon Coffee Makers in 2023: Unleash Your Inner Mad Scientist!

Vacuum coffee makers are pretty old-fashioned, but they're still around for a reason. If you're looking for a brew method that's interesting and unique, check out my guide to the [...]

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January 10, 2023

Ethiopian Coffee: Where It All Began

Ever wanted to learn more about Ethiopian coffee? You'll learn everything you need to know in this in-depth guide, including how to brew Ethiopian coffee and what to look for [...]

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January 5, 2023

Best Espresso Tamping Mat 2023: Your New Best Friend!

If you've never considered an espresso tamping mat, you've been missing out. Not only will an espresso machine mat protect your kitchen counters, it'll also improve your tamping. I've found [...]

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January 5, 2023

Best Gaggia Espresso Machine in 2023: 10 To Choose From!

Choosing the best Gaggia espresso machines doesn't have to be hard. Especially when I've done all the hard work for you! I've put together a list of the 10 best [...]

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November 10, 2022

Coffee Mug Gift Ideas 2023: ‘Tis the Season!

If you're shopping for the coffee lover in your life and you can't afford an espresso machine, you'll love my coffee mug gift ideas. There's a mug for everyone here, [...]

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November 9, 2022

Best Latte Machines of 2023: Just in Time for Black Friday Shopping!

Feeling overwhelmed by the search results for the best latte machines? Don't worry, I've compiled a list of the very best semi-automatic and super automatic latte machines. Check them out! [...]

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October 14, 2022

Best Cappuccino Maker in 2023: Let’s Milk it!

If you're looking for the best cappuccino maker you're in the right place. I've rounded up all my favorites for your perusal. You'll find everything here from a simple, cost-effective [...]

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October 14, 2022

Red Bull vs Coffee: Moderation Is Key!

Which caffeinated beverage comes out on top in the Red Bull vs coffee debate? Is there such a thing as a Red Bull latte? You'll find all the answers here! [...]

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October 10, 2022

Fall Coffee Drinks 2023: 5 “Scary” Good Coffee Drinks (That Aren’t Pumpkin Spice)

Are you tired of pumpkin spice lattes? I've created 5 fall coffee drinks that use other seasonal flavors, including pecan, pear and candy apple. Believe me, you'll want to try [...]

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October 7, 2022

Coffee Marketplaces: When a Stupid Idea Sounds Good

Together we are strong? Coffee marketplaces are central platforms where big names like Tchibo sell their beans together with those from small roasters. But are these alliances really symbiotic or [...]

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September 22, 2022

Peaberry Coffee: Rare and Legendary

What is peaberry coffee? Where does this coffee mutant grow? Why is it so expensive? Is it superior to regular coffee? Take a look at 12 flavor profiles of peaberry [...]

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September 20, 2022

How To Make Turkish Coffee: The True Turkish Delight!

Have you ever wondered how to make Turkish coffee? I'll tell you everything you need to know about this vintage preparation method. Keep reading to find out! [...]

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September 8, 2022

Coffee Maker Cleaning and Descaling: The Freaks Rule!

Coffee maker cleaning and descaling is one of my favorite subjects. I've put together a guide to help make cleaning less of a chore. Read on to learn about maintaining [...]

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August 26, 2022

Best Non Dairy Milk for Frothing: Is There a Winner?

What's the best non dairy milk for frothing? Can you make latte art using oat, soy or almond milk? In this post I'll tell you everything you need to know [...]