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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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 [...]

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August 23, 2022

How Long Does Coffee Last in the Fridge?

How long does coffee last in the fridge? What's the best way to maximize iced coffee's shelf life? In this article I'll tell you everything you need to know! [...]

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July 24, 2022

Fairtrade Coffee Beans for Automatic Espresso Machines

If you're a regular Coffeeness reader, you might already know about my coffee beans for fully automatic machines. They've been available in Europe for some time now, and the feedback [...]

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July 22, 2022

Best Coffee Beans for Automatic Espresso Machines

I could never find the best coffee beans for automatic espresso machines so I developed my own. I'm really excited to bring you my Coffee for Fully Automatic Machines by [...]

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July 9, 2022

What Is Red Eye Coffee? Prepare for Liftoff!

What is red eye coffee? It's not for the faint of heart, that's for sure. Read on to learn more about this strong drink. I'll even throw in a guide [...]

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July 2, 2022

Why Does Coffee Make Me Nauseous? It’s Just Not Fair!

Are you suffering from caffeine withdrawals because coffee makes you nauseous? I've found a number of reasons why you might not be able to enjoy coffee without feeling sick. Keep [...]

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July 2, 2022

How Long Can Coffee Sit Out? Timers at the Ready!

How long can coffee sit out? Will your day-old latte be safe to drink? In this article I'll tell you everything you need to know! [...]

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June 15, 2022

Are Roaches In Ground Coffee? Well, Why Do You Ask?

Are roaches in ground coffee? Yes, but do you know how cockroaches get there? What about other insects? Wait and see what you learn in this tell-all report! [...]

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June 3, 2022

Is Coffee Bad for Dogs? Be Prepared!

Is coffee bad for dogs? Yes, and it's important to be prepared in case that ever happens to you sweet fur baby. Here are some signs to watch out for! [...]