Classic Espresso Black Cat Project

This syrupy and sweet espresso blend has been the staple of our lineup since the very beginning. It is a product of intensive lot selection and close, direct work with the farmers who produce its components. The Black Cat Classic Espresso’s hallmark is its supreme balance and wonderful sweetness.

A Direct Trade Offering

$15.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco



  • ProducerLuiz Paulo Pereira / Pedro Hugo Borre / Racafe
  • FarmFazenda Santa Ines / Fazenda Progresso / Various farms
  • CountryBrazil, Colombia
  • Elevation1150 - 1900 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestMay - September 2015
  • CultivarBourbon, Castillo, Catuaí, Caturra, Colombia


  • Temp. 200 F
  • Dose 18 - 18.5 g
  • Time 23 - 28 seconds with 5 second pre-infusion
  • Volume 36 - 40 ml with crema (30 -34 g)
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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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