Work From Home – Yay to Nay

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If there’s one thing the world can come to a consensus about in 2020 (besides global warming being a real thing), is that work-from-home is not what we expected it to be. For lack of better words, the most relevant abbreviation of the year is a load of crap. Big bull poopie. What started off […]

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Hi Blue Tokai

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When you think of specialty coffee, what’s the first name that comes to mind? For us, it’s Blue Tokai. Veterans of specialty coffee and leaders of a great movement, Blue Tokai started a revolution – to overthrow the old, not-so-great coffee regime. And a revolution it was! With a simple mission to introduce customers to […]

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4 Amazing Ways to Use Ground Coffee at Home

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Aatma Nirbhar – the new (and only) way to get most things done. Food? Be your own cook. Plants? Be your own mali. Hugs? Be your own bear ‘cause there’s just no way around it. I have a 70-30 equation with this situation. 70% happy to have learnt new “skills” in these 3 months (washing […]

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Instant vs fresh coffee – what’s the difference?

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Instant coffee is to fresh coffee what commercial beer is to craft beer; once you know the difference, you almost never go back. My relationship with coffee began at frothy wedding “expressos” and ended up with the realisation that I don’t like milk in my coffee. It took years to understand what I like and […]

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About Black Baza

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At Sixteen Grams, we like to think of ourselves as a family. A family of coffee lovers, creators, and everyone else in the middle. Clichéd, but we swear (on coffee) it’s the truth. Every time someone new joins our caffeinated entourage, we feel blessed to be able to grow. Not just in numbers, but also […]

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How to Store Coffee the Right Way?

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Oxygen & light – two things that give us life, and two things that suck the life out of your coffee. Ironic right? But anything is possible, it’s 2020. That brings us to the most frequently asked question, and also the most frequently ignored step – How to store your coffee. Honestly, it’s pretty straightforward. Let’s […]

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But what about our coffee shops post COVID-19?

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Picture this – It’s a Sunday morning and you’ve just woken up to the blissful sounds of…. well….no alarms. There’s nothing to do. No agenda, no lists, no work, just a whole day to do anything you please. That thought makes you smile. You take your time wriggling out of the covers and reach for […]

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