An extensive system of sorting channels

These separate the floaters from the sinkers after fermentation.

Coffee cherry picked during the day is delivered to the washing station at sundown

Sun sets over the drying tables and patio. Coffee and wheat fields in the distance

Fermentation tanks overlook the drying tables, patios, and fields

First days of harvest.

Willem Lublinkhof scans the expanse of Mubuyu farm

Ljulu Lipati Zambia

This year's Ljulu Lipati has a complexity we haven't seen before in Zambian coffee. Grapefruit bitters and sour cherry are followed by light honey, green apple, and a dry champagne finish.

A Direct Trade Offering An In Season Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

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



  • ProducerWillem and Jesper Lublinkhof
  • FarmMubuyu Estate, Munali Coffee
  • RegionMazabuka District
  • CountryZambia
  • Elevation1100 - 1200 m
  • HarvestJune - October
  • CultivarSL-28
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Ljulu Lipati Zambia 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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