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Decaf Espresso Black Cat Project

Sourced directly from Fazenda Progresso in Bahia, Brazil, and decaffeinated by Swiss Water Process, this smooth espresso tastes predominately of cocoa, with hints of sweet pipe tobacco, roasted walnut, and subtle dried fruit.

A Direct Trade Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

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



  • ProducerPedro Hugo Borré
  • FarmFazenda Progresso
  • RegionBahia - Chapada Diamantina
  • CountryBrazil
  • Elevation1150 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestJune - September 2014
  • CultivarCatuaí


  • Temp. 199 F
  • Dose 18 - 19 g
  • Time 22 - 26 seconds with 5 second pre-infusion
  • Volume 35 - 39 ml with crema (25 -29 g)
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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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