Farmers use water tanks to remove floaters, or underripe cherry, before pulping the coffee.

Fermentation Tank

Picking ladder.

Drying patio


Agua Preta Brazil

This year's "Black Water" comes to us from the state of Bahia along Brazil's Atlantic coast. The clean, nuanced acidity of blood oranges layered with dried apricots and baking spices produces a level of complexity that exemplifies the very best of what Brazilian coffees have to offer.

A Direct Trade Offering An In Season Offering

$16.00 / 12 oz

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  • ProducerMaridalto
  • FarmSitio Gerais
  • RegionChapada Diamantina, Bahia
  • CountryBrazil
  • Elevation1,300 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestJune - September 2013
  • CultivarRed Catucai
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Agua Preta Brazil is...

Single Origin Coffee

These coffees are lauded for highlighting specific flavors of a growing region, process or varietal. We seek these distinct coffees and roast them to show their quality and uniqueness.

In Season

In Season is Intelligentsia Coffee’s way of letting you know your coffee is as fresh as possible. For a coffee to be deemed “In Season”, it must have arrived at our roastery within 9 months from the time of harvest.

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Direct Trade

This coffee meets or exceeds Intelligentsia’s Direct Trade standards. For a coffee to be given this status, Intelligentsia and the producer/cooperative partner must meet ALL of the following criteria.

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