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The Coffee Buzz is a comprehensive UK resource all about coffee, including expertly created reviews, guides, and how-to articles. Let me take you on a journey, with the ultimate goal of the best cup of coffee in your hand.

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Tassimo Vs Nespresso Vs Dolce Gusto: Which Coffee Pod Machine Is Better?

Coffee pod machines are perfect when you need a quick beverage on the go. Simply place the pod inside the machine and watch it dispense coffee within seconds.

For some users, the question is not whether they want a coffee pod machine, but which brand to select from. And I’ll help you by doing a quick comparison between Tassimo, Nespresso, and Dolce Gusto. By the end of this post, you’ll have to decide which coffee pod machine works best for you and your budget.

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Best Place To Buy Coffee Online UK: Beans, Grounds, Or Subscription

If you’ve invested in a home coffee set up, you know the importance of coffee beans. Each offer subtle and not so subtle flavour and caffeine differences that can impact your daily coffee cup or cups.

If like me, you’re a coffee fanatic who has enjoyed the luxury taste of imported roasted coffee beans, or you’re just discovering the expansive world of coffee flavours, there’s one thing you’ll need – a dedicated UK online source that allows you to purchase coffee beans reliably.

Popular Guides

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Best Thermal Travel Mug For Tea & Coffee 2019 – UK Reviews

If you wake up late and find yourself in a rush, you likely won’t be able to sit around, wait for your coffee to cool down, and drink it in a single gulp. For those looking to indulge in a cup of coffee every morning, a travel coffee mug may end up being a worthwhile investment.

Today, I’ll be presenting a buying guide for the best travel coffee mug so that everyone can find the right one for their needs. I’ve gone over three different options, all of which excel in different areas; this will help ensure that every reader will find at least one mug that’s to their liking.

After I go over the three best travel coffee mugs in the UK, I’ll also cover a few other things you should know about these cups, including how to find the best one and more.

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Best Burr Coffee Bean Grinder 2019 – UK Reviews

Even with a great coffee maker and premium coffee beans, without the right grinder, you’re missing a lot of opportunities to experience the best flavour with each sip.  Surprisingly, getting the right coffee grinder can be just as difficult as finding the right coffee beans or maker.

It takes research to find what type of coffee grinder works best. And while there are a growing popularity and praise for blade grinders, I’m going to suggest that burr grinders are the only option if you want to have a more “high-end” (finer) result after grinding, which leads to better-tasting coffee.

When it comes to brewing coffee at home, you want to have the best grinder that’s available for your price range. You could opt to choose from any number of cheap modern electric coffee grinders, but you won’t have as much control as you would with a burr coffee grinder.

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Best Nespresso Coffee Machine 2019 – UK Reviews

Nespresso machines are pod-type espresso makers which use single-use pods containing coffee grounds, meaning that you won’t need a grinder and beans. Pod-type machines save a lot of effort because you can simply slide a pod into your coffee maker and it will make a coffee for you, provided it has water.

In today’s article, I’m going to cover three of the best Nespresso machines on the market in this comprehensive review guide. I’ll give you the specifications of these coffee machines, and then I’ll provide you with a general overview of what to expect from them so that you can find the ideal model for your needs.


Best Bean To Cup Coffee Makers – Reviews Of The Top UK Machines

Caffeine and drinks that contain it are beloved for various reasons, depending on who you ask. The college student frantically studying at the last moment will tell you that they love coffee for its stimulant effects. On the other hand, the afternoon just wouldn’t be the same without a piping hot cup of tea.

However, I’m going to be focusing on coffee today, which is admittedly not as popular in the UK as it is in the US and Canada. However, people do tend to grow curious, and that very curiosity is seen as the driving force behind the rising number of coffee drinkers in Britain.

Product Reviews

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Tassimo Vivy 2 Review: A Perfect Brew From This Bosch Coffee Machine

If you’re looking for a new coffee machine, there are a number of selections on the market. However, you may prefer specific features that will make you feel like you’re visiting the local coffee shop every morning without having to leave your home.

The Tassimo Vivy 2 from Bosch is one of the top coffee machines available today. This Tassimo Vivy 2 review will help you decide if this coffee machine is the right addition to your kitchen.

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AeroPress Review: Does This Coffee Maker Brew The Perfect Cup?

The AeroPress Coffee maker could be the perfect product for you if you enjoy coffee and want to make sure you can get a quality cup in a matter of minutes when you’re on the go. It may also be ideal to have a coffeemaker on hand that you can carry with you to use at your office or even when you’re on vacation.

If you’re in the market for a new coffee maker and have a busy schedule that lets you have your favourite coffee at any time without having to visit a coffee shop, here are some important things you should know about the AeroPress Coffee maker.

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Sage Barista Express Coffee Machine Review: Barista Style Coffee in 60 Seconds

If you’re looking for an experience that elevates the typical drip pot experience, then I have a great product to introduce you to that I know you’re going to love! The Sage Barista Express (Sage BES875UK) is a fantastic way to bring the coffee shop experience right into your home!

The Sage Barista Express is packed with all the features of professional coffee shop machines but is easy and convenient enough to operate without all their training, so you can get a perfectly smooth and delicious latte, cappuccino, or espresso without forking over fistfuls of cash every morning for a cup.

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Bosch Tassimo T40 Coffee Pod Machine Review

The Bosch T40 TAS4011GB Coffee Maker is a great pod coffee maker with some excellent smart features, such as a barcode scanner for pods, auto water temperature adjust, fast brewing times, and a pretty solid 2-year manufacturer’s warranty. Great taste, ease of use, and the sheer convenience of it all make this a solid choice for those looking for a pod coffee maker.

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DeLonghi Caffe Corso ESAM2800 Coffee Machine – UK Review

If you’re anything like me, the first thing on your mind when you roll out of bed in the morning is something like, “It’s way too early for this, I need a very strong cup of coffee.” While I spent the better part of my younger years using a standard drip coffee maker and drinking the occasional cup of tea, I eventually developed a taste for espresso.

Maybe I liked the fact that espresso was strong enough to satisfy my considerable caffeine tolerance or perhaps I just liked the taste. Needless to say, though, I was hooked. It was only a matter of time before I became a bit of a connoisseur in the realm of coffee beans and espresso makers.

Call me a nerd, but hey we’ve all got to have a hobby right?

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DeLonghi Ecam44.660.b Eletta Coffee Machine – UK Review

If you consider yourself a true coffee connoisseur, then you have no doubt dreamed of owning a high-end espresso maker that you can finally use to make all of your favourite drinks with- just the way that you like them.

Aside from giving you the freedom and versatility to make your own drinks exactly the way that you like them whenever you want them, owning your own espresso maker is a great way to save money in the long run. If you do a quick calculation of how much money that you spend every day at your local cafe, you’ll quickly find that it adds up.

Making the one-time purchase and investing into your own espresso maker can save you a lot of money over time, and if you purchase a high-quality unit it can easily last you for years at a time.