A celebration of our rarest and most innovative coffees
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on December 30, 2021
As the clouds drenched in the Indian monsoon are settling, making way for the milder rays of the fall sun, we are warming up to celebrate the season of our...
Introducing Our First-Ever Robusta from Kerehaklu Estate
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on November 17, 2021
At Blue Tokai, we've always wanted to make good quality coffee accessible to everyone. Innovation at our roasteries and getting involved with our partner farms has been key in achieving...
Producer Series Lot 8: A Photo Essay
Posted by Aroshi Handu on November 16, 2021
For Lot 8 of our Producer Series, we have partnered with Riverdale Estate — a farm we featured twice in this series last year! This year too, we're excited to...
#HomeWithBlueTokai: Daily Rituals from Mindful and Body
Posted by Srishti Sabharwal on May 04, 2021
Through these distressing times, while we help our community and family, it is important not to feel overwhelmed and take care of ourselves to manage COVID-related anxieties. Daily rituals and routines...
Picking Your Preferred Brewing Method
Posted by Rohan Mehta on March 08, 2018
There are a lot of ways to make a great cup of coffee at home. What you use to make your coffee should be based on how you like to...
The Basics of Different Roast Levels
Posted by Rohan Mehta on February 02, 2018
Coffee starts its journey as the seeds of the flowering Coffea plant. These seeds or ‘green’ beans have none of the characteristics of the roasted coffee beans. They are hard...
Why Different Grind Sizes?
Understanding grind sizes can go a long way in helping you achieve the perfect cup of coffee. Brewing coffee using the wrong grind size is one of the most common reasons...
Posted by Rhea Sanghi on March 10, 2016
How important is the water when you brew a cup of coffee? The water you use is integral to the way your coffee tastes. It changes every characteristic of your...
Coffee Farms And Folk Art Forms
Posted by Abbas Shaikh on September 28, 2015
When we ventured out to meet the farms that we wanted to work with, we were struck by the farms' natural lush beauty, their complex biodiversity as well as the...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on August 01, 2014
Another product with an eye on design – the Viora Lid does not disappoint. We knew Silicon Valley was crazy for its coffee, but this takes thing to a slightly...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on July 18, 2014
In local news, white stem borer be damned, India looks poised for a record coffee harvest. We touched on this last time, but this neat map of the world displays...
Coffee Gifts with an Eye on Design
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on July 04, 2014
My list of well designed coffee related paraphernalia is quite long, but here are a few items on that list that we either own or hope to at some point!...
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on June 26, 2014
1. We’ve written about instant coffee in India before, but it’s really booming in China. 2. Looking to avoid the burnt taste when using your moka pot? Definitely watch this...
“Japanese-style” Iced Coffee
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on May 13, 2014
While we love the Hario’s Mizudashi cold brew pot for the set it and forget it convenience, what to do when you open the fridge and realize you forgot to...
Q & A With Shravan DS From Classics Synergy
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on March 03, 2014
Kalladeverapura Estate was the first farm we visited when we met with our growers in Karnataka. In this interview, we speak with Shravan, the CEO of Classics Synergy which...
Exploring Roast Levels
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on January 11, 2014
A customer wrote to us a few weeks ago and expressed an interest in exploring roast levels by having the same bean roasted at three different finishing points. While we normally have...
Tasting the Roots of Indian Coffee
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 29, 2013
Yemen should have a special place in every Indian coffee drinkers heart. As legend has it, all Indian coffee is the progeny of a few seeds brought by a Sufi pilgrim named...
Decoding the Basics for a Good Cuppa
Posted by Matt Chitharanjan on October 22, 2013
Namrata was recently interviewed by Little Black Book Delhi‘s Suchita on some coffee basics. Interested in learning more about what makes good coffee? Read below…. So what is good...
This is the finest grind we offer, as fine as flour
Fine grind, a bit finer than table salt.
Fine grind, slightly finer than sand granules
South Indian filter
Medium fine grind, suitable for filters with small holes.
Medium fine grind for stovetop espresso makers, also good for single cup pourovers.
Used for drip filter machines and two cup pour overs, this is a medium coarse grind like rough sand.
Medium coarse grind, suitable for 1-2 minute brew times.
Coarse grind to ease filtration.
Very coarse grind, similar to sea salt.