Espresso and Roasting - 1

Everyone would have different opinions about this topic which is the correlations between roasting style and espresso. This topic might be subjective but it will explain enough about our roasting style and how baristas in Normcore approach in adjusti

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Do you even measure?

It hasn't been that long for baristas to measure the coffee extractions. If you remember the cafes back in the 2000's, most of the cafes were using manual grinders. Most of them were not using a scale to measure how many grams they were dosing and we

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Atmosphere and Coffee

When we drink coffee, there are some elements affecting our taste. According to Wang and Spence(2015), what is surrounding us such as colour, music, and lighting affects our taste and preference. So, in this article, how we control our atmosphere is

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What makes specialty coffee special

What is specialty coffee?The term ‘specialty coffee’ has been a kind of word that describes not only the quality of coffee but also connotes the meaning of trends that represents our attitude and thoughts about coffee. Although still many people don’

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Bottled Waters Test

For a cup of coffee, water takes approximately 98.5% of the entire ingredients. When we brew coffee at home, most of the cases that we feel like the brewed coffee isn’t tasty are because of the water we use for brewing. The coffee bean, grinding, and

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What is Processing?

What is processing?Everyone has different opinions about what's the most important factor affecting the flavour of coffee is. I think one of the most important things might be ‘processing’. As we know, a cup of coffee is made from coffee beans(seeds)

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