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Single Origin Coffee

Finca Takesi Typica Organic Bolivia

At altitudes reaching 2500 m.a.s.l., Finca Takesi is the highest coffee farm in the world. Extreme temperature shifts between day and night slow cherry maturation, resulting in sweet, intense flavors of kiwi, green grape and candied ginger.

$38.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

This season's release of Flecha Roja coincides with the ten-year anniversary of our Direct Trade relationship with Coopedota. Clean, juicy flavors of kiwi and mandarin lead to a sweet honey finish.

$19.00 / 12 oz

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

Geisha Trilogy Reserve Collection

We've assembled a collection of three Geisha coffees from three continents into one reserve offering. Honduras, Colombia and the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia, play host to these remarkable coffees housed in a tin and accompanied by a booklet written by Geoff Watts.

This collection will be roasted and shipped the week of August 10, 2015.

$40.00 / (3) 50g bags

This coffee is shipping from Chicago

In Season/ Direct Trade Select Offering

We will select a different single origin In Season and/or Direct Trade coffee for this offering at random intervals. We may change what’s sent out within a week or within six weeks – it’s all dependent upon what coffee we’re excited about at any given time.  Reserve offerings will not be included as a part of this program.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Itzamna Guatemala

Named for the Mayan god of harvest and fertility, this year's Itzamna is particularly balanced and refined. We enjoy this coffee's palm sugar sweetness and its clean flavors of red grape and baked apple.                    

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

La Perla de Oaxaca Organic Mexico Limited Release

Enrique López Aguilar’s attention to detail at the wet mill and drying patios produced a soft and stunningly sweet coffee. We taste crisp notes of spiced apple cider and raspberry, complemented by a resonant vanilla bean finish.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

La Tortuga Honduras

For more than a decade, the Caballero family has been providing Intelligentsia with beautiful coffees we are proud to offer as La Tortuga. We enjoy this coffee's full, syrupy body and unique flavors of fig, black currant, and papaya.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Matalapa El Salvador

The first arrival from Central America this year, Finca Matalapa returns to the lineup earlier than ever. In the cup the coffee is sweet and light with flavors of crisp pear, honey and sweet marzipan.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

For over a decade we've seen the Canales family develop and improve their coffee. This year's harvest sets an exciting new standard. We’re impressed by the delicately sweet flavors of cinnamon and sugar underscored by notes of pear and caramel.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia

Named for the culturally symbolic Ethiopian Black Lion, this exquisite coffee comes as a result of many years of collaboration with our partners at METAD. Distinct citrus blossom aromas precipitate flavors of white peach and honeydew melon and a resonant dark chocolate finish. 

$21.00 / 12 oz

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

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Huila, this Tres Santos release is wonderfully fragrant and balanced. We taste flavors of sweet raisin and cocoa throughout and a clean finish of cranberry and apple. 

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Yirgacheffe Ethiopia

Reko, the renowned washing station in the Kochere region and source of this brilliantly complex lot, returns for a second year. We are drawn to this coffee’s myriad flavors ranging from Fuji apples and white grapes to honeycomb and carnations.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

 
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Black Cat Espresso

Analog Espresso, Black Cat Project

Full-bodied and well-rounded, this blend produces consistently sweet and chocolaty espressos that are a joy for the barista to calibrate and integrate perfectly with milk.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

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.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

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.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Fruit Bat Espresso, Black Cat Project

A blend of equal parts Honduras and Costa Rica, these coffees are roasted specifically with espresso in mind. The result is a coffee a barista can easily craft into juicy, sweet espressos with loads of red fruit flavor.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Los Caballeros Honduras Single Origin Espresso

Perennially one of our favorite relationship coffees, we selected this blend of five microlots for release as an espresso. We enjoy the zesty malic acidity and fructose-like sweetness, which accent flavors of pineapple, mango, and green apple.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Organic Espresso, Black Cat Project

Organic Black Cat Espresso offers a full-bodied mouthfeel with clean flavors of caramel, honeydew melon, and grape. Sweetness is abundant, finishing with a resonating coating of dark chocolate and toasted almond.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia Single Origin Espresso

We crafted this espresso roast with coffee sourced from our first direct relationship in Southern Ethiopia. It offers a bounty of tropical fruits ranging from pineapple to peach and mango, with floral notes like jasmine and honeysuckle.

$22.00 / 12 oz

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

 
 
 

El Diablo Dark Roast

Our ­signature dark roast celebrates the savory side of coffees highlighted by caramelized sugars, molasses and chocolate flavors. We roast the coffee in a way that emphasizes these traits and creates a satisfying, resonant finish.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

El Gallo Organic Breakfast Blend

Created as an organic counterpart to our House Blend, El Gallo has a round mouthfeel with a smooth, candied sweetness. Flavors of citrus and stone fruits meet hints of creamy nougat and caramel, making a thoroughly enjoyable first cup of the day.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

Frequency Blend

Versatile and balanced, this blend is an easy-to-enjoy coffee with a smooth body. Hints of toasted almond and dried fruit flavors accompany the predominate flavor of milk chocolate.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

House Blend

Intelligentsia’s House Blend is designed to showcase the lively fruit and cane sugar sweetness that characterize our best Latin American coffees. Mandarin, lemon, milk chocolate and apple are some of the tastes we love in coffees from this part of the world, and are presented here with high definition clarity.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

Summer Solstice Blend

Wonderfully refreshing and an excellent companion to the summer months, this blend has the juiciness of ripe cherries paired with a zesty lime acidity. We love it as an iced coffee.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

 
 

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.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Decaf Librarian's Blend

A smooth chocolate base with a bit of lime sparkle makes this Water Processed coffee a steady and reassuring choice.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Decaf Organic El Mago

Decaffeinated by Water Process, this balanced and satisfying coffee offers up creamy milk chocolate paired with flavors of sweet orange and vanilla.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

 
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In Season

Finca Takesi Typica Organic Bolivia

At altitudes reaching 2500 m.a.s.l., Finca Takesi is the highest coffee farm in the world. Extreme temperature shifts between day and night slow cherry maturation, resulting in sweet, intense flavors of kiwi, green grape and candied ginger.

$38.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

This season's release of Flecha Roja coincides with the ten-year anniversary of our Direct Trade relationship with Coopedota. Clean, juicy flavors of kiwi and mandarin lead to a sweet honey finish.

$19.00 / 12 oz

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

Geisha Trilogy Reserve Collection

We've assembled a collection of three Geisha coffees from three continents into one reserve offering. Honduras, Colombia and the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia, play host to these remarkable coffees housed in a tin and accompanied by a booklet written by Geoff Watts.

This collection will be roasted and shipped the week of August 10, 2015.

$40.00 / (3) 50g bags

This coffee is shipping from Chicago

In Season/ Direct Trade Select Offering

We will select a different single origin In Season and/or Direct Trade coffee for this offering at random intervals. We may change what’s sent out within a week or within six weeks – it’s all dependent upon what coffee we’re excited about at any given time.  Reserve offerings will not be included as a part of this program.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Itzamna Guatemala

Named for the Mayan god of harvest and fertility, this year's Itzamna is particularly balanced and refined. We enjoy this coffee's palm sugar sweetness and its clean flavors of red grape and baked apple.                    

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

La Perla de Oaxaca Organic Mexico Limited Release

Enrique López Aguilar’s attention to detail at the wet mill and drying patios produced a soft and stunningly sweet coffee. We taste crisp notes of spiced apple cider and raspberry, complemented by a resonant vanilla bean finish.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

La Tortuga Honduras

For more than a decade, the Caballero family has been providing Intelligentsia with beautiful coffees we are proud to offer as La Tortuga. We enjoy this coffee's full, syrupy body and unique flavors of fig, black currant, and papaya.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Los Caballeros Honduras Single Origin Espresso

Perennially one of our favorite relationship coffees, we selected this blend of five microlots for release as an espresso. We enjoy the zesty malic acidity and fructose-like sweetness, which accent flavors of pineapple, mango, and green apple.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Matalapa El Salvador

The first arrival from Central America this year, Finca Matalapa returns to the lineup earlier than ever. In the cup the coffee is sweet and light with flavors of crisp pear, honey and sweet marzipan.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

For over a decade we've seen the Canales family develop and improve their coffee. This year's harvest sets an exciting new standard. We’re impressed by the delicately sweet flavors of cinnamon and sugar underscored by notes of pear and caramel.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia Single Origin Espresso

We crafted this espresso roast with coffee sourced from our first direct relationship in Southern Ethiopia. It offers a bounty of tropical fruits ranging from pineapple to peach and mango, with floral notes like jasmine and honeysuckle.

$22.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia

Named for the culturally symbolic Ethiopian Black Lion, this exquisite coffee comes as a result of many years of collaboration with our partners at METAD. Distinct citrus blossom aromas precipitate flavors of white peach and honeydew melon and a resonant dark chocolate finish. 

$21.00 / 12 oz

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

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Huila, this Tres Santos release is wonderfully fragrant and balanced. We taste flavors of sweet raisin and cocoa throughout and a clean finish of cranberry and apple. 

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Yirgacheffe Ethiopia

Reko, the renowned washing station in the Kochere region and source of this brilliantly complex lot, returns for a second year. We are drawn to this coffee’s myriad flavors ranging from Fuji apples and white grapes to honeycomb and carnations.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

 
 
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Direct Trade

Analog Espresso, Black Cat Project

Full-bodied and well-rounded, this blend produces consistently sweet and chocolaty espressos that are a joy for the barista to calibrate and integrate perfectly with milk.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

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.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

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.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

El Diablo Dark Roast

Our ­signature dark roast celebrates the savory side of coffees highlighted by caramelized sugars, molasses and chocolate flavors. We roast the coffee in a way that emphasizes these traits and creates a satisfying, resonant finish.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

El Gallo Organic Breakfast Blend

Created as an organic counterpart to our House Blend, El Gallo has a round mouthfeel with a smooth, candied sweetness. Flavors of citrus and stone fruits meet hints of creamy nougat and caramel, making a thoroughly enjoyable first cup of the day.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

Finca Takesi Typica Organic Bolivia

At altitudes reaching 2500 m.a.s.l., Finca Takesi is the highest coffee farm in the world. Extreme temperature shifts between day and night slow cherry maturation, resulting in sweet, intense flavors of kiwi, green grape and candied ginger.

$38.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

This season's release of Flecha Roja coincides with the ten-year anniversary of our Direct Trade relationship with Coopedota. Clean, juicy flavors of kiwi and mandarin lead to a sweet honey finish.

$19.00 / 12 oz

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

Frequency Blend

Versatile and balanced, this blend is an easy-to-enjoy coffee with a smooth body. Hints of toasted almond and dried fruit flavors accompany the predominate flavor of milk chocolate.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

Fruit Bat Espresso, Black Cat Project

A blend of equal parts Honduras and Costa Rica, these coffees are roasted specifically with espresso in mind. The result is a coffee a barista can easily craft into juicy, sweet espressos with loads of red fruit flavor.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Geisha Trilogy Reserve Collection

We've assembled a collection of three Geisha coffees from three continents into one reserve offering. Honduras, Colombia and the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia, play host to these remarkable coffees housed in a tin and accompanied by a booklet written by Geoff Watts.

This collection will be roasted and shipped the week of August 10, 2015.

$40.00 / (3) 50g bags

This coffee is shipping from Chicago

House Blend

Intelligentsia’s House Blend is designed to showcase the lively fruit and cane sugar sweetness that characterize our best Latin American coffees. Mandarin, lemon, milk chocolate and apple are some of the tastes we love in coffees from this part of the world, and are presented here with high definition clarity.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

In Season/ Direct Trade Select Offering

We will select a different single origin In Season and/or Direct Trade coffee for this offering at random intervals. We may change what’s sent out within a week or within six weeks – it’s all dependent upon what coffee we’re excited about at any given time.  Reserve offerings will not be included as a part of this program.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Itzamna Guatemala

Named for the Mayan god of harvest and fertility, this year's Itzamna is particularly balanced and refined. We enjoy this coffee's palm sugar sweetness and its clean flavors of red grape and baked apple.                    

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

La Perla de Oaxaca Organic Mexico Limited Release

Enrique López Aguilar’s attention to detail at the wet mill and drying patios produced a soft and stunningly sweet coffee. We taste crisp notes of spiced apple cider and raspberry, complemented by a resonant vanilla bean finish.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

La Tortuga Honduras

For more than a decade, the Caballero family has been providing Intelligentsia with beautiful coffees we are proud to offer as La Tortuga. We enjoy this coffee's full, syrupy body and unique flavors of fig, black currant, and papaya.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Los Caballeros Honduras Single Origin Espresso

Perennially one of our favorite relationship coffees, we selected this blend of five microlots for release as an espresso. We enjoy the zesty malic acidity and fructose-like sweetness, which accent flavors of pineapple, mango, and green apple.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Matalapa El Salvador

The first arrival from Central America this year, Finca Matalapa returns to the lineup earlier than ever. In the cup the coffee is sweet and light with flavors of crisp pear, honey and sweet marzipan.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Espresso, Black Cat Project

Organic Black Cat Espresso offers a full-bodied mouthfeel with clean flavors of caramel, honeydew melon, and grape. Sweetness is abundant, finishing with a resonating coating of dark chocolate and toasted almond.

$15.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

For over a decade we've seen the Canales family develop and improve their coffee. This year's harvest sets an exciting new standard. We’re impressed by the delicately sweet flavors of cinnamon and sugar underscored by notes of pear and caramel.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Summer Solstice Blend

Wonderfully refreshing and an excellent companion to the summer months, this blend has the juiciness of ripe cherries paired with a zesty lime acidity. We love it as an iced coffee.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia Single Origin Espresso

We crafted this espresso roast with coffee sourced from our first direct relationship in Southern Ethiopia. It offers a bounty of tropical fruits ranging from pineapple to peach and mango, with floral notes like jasmine and honeysuckle.

$22.00 / 12 oz

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

Tikur Anbessa Ethiopia

Named for the culturally symbolic Ethiopian Black Lion, this exquisite coffee comes as a result of many years of collaboration with our partners at METAD. Distinct citrus blossom aromas precipitate flavors of white peach and honeydew melon and a resonant dark chocolate finish. 

$21.00 / 12 oz

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

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Huila, this Tres Santos release is wonderfully fragrant and balanced. We taste flavors of sweet raisin and cocoa throughout and a clean finish of cranberry and apple. 

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Decaf Librarian's Blend

A smooth chocolate base with a bit of lime sparkle makes this Water Processed coffee a steady and reassuring choice.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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