This past weekend, Intelligentsia barista Sarah Anderson won the 2015 US Brewers Cup. Sarah is a senior barista at our Pasadena location in California and won the South West Regional back in October. It's the first time Intelligentsia has won this competition, and the first time it's been won by a female competitor.... Read more »
The Big Western coffee competitions wrapped up on Friday and we are extremely proud of our Pasadena shift lead, Sarah Anderson, who won first place in the Southwest Brewers Cup as well as Silverlake manager, Eden-Marie Abramowicz, who took second place in the Barista Competition by just two and a half points.... Read more »
Last year, Good Beer Hunting and Intelligentsia Coffee launched a collaboration exploring the intersection of coffee and beer making called Uppers & Downers. See the whole story on GBH.com.... Read more »
The range of colors that can appear in an espresso are remarkable. Knowing what those colors mean, and how the changes in color manifest in your cup can be a little tricky to understand. To help you with this, our team of wholesale educators sat down to provide a visual guide to the various stages in a shot of espresso. The base of every cappuccino or latte, pulling a great espresso is critical to serving delicious drinks in your bar.... Read more »
Tips on how to execute the purest method of brewing, the Pourover, from our Wholesale Educator, Jesse Raub.... Read more »
Cleaning batch brewers can be tricky. In six simple steps, learn how to remove the build-up of old coffee oils by using an effective cleaning solution.
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