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Single Origin Coffee

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

Flecha Roja returns to our lineup as this season's first Central American arrival. This vibrant, sugary coffee is marked by flavors of poached pear, rosewater, and yellow plum.

$18.00 / 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

Kunga Maitu Kenya

This season's Kunga Maitu is the result of exciting new relationships, reaffirming the resilience of our Direct Trade buying model. As effervescent as it is sweet, with a transcendent complexity, we taste pineapple, pink grapefruit, buttered rum, and hibiscus.

$20.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Matalapa El Salvador

Consistently one of our earliest and most anticipated arrivals from Central America, this year's coffee from Finca Matalapa is as supple and juicy as ever. A beautifully glossy mouthfeel supports flavors of lime and juniper that remind us of a great gimlet. Look for green papaya and honey as it cools.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Ngaita Kenya Limited Release

Demonstrating characteristic complexity and zesty effervescence, this is the second in our series of exceptional reserve coffees from Kenya this season. We were excited to find flavors of Ruby Red Grapefruit, raspberry, and coriander preceeding a lingering, sweet finish.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Organic Kurimi Ethiopia

Our efforts to forge direct relationships with farmers in Ethiopia have gained traction in the Sidama Region, where recent improvements in processing are yielding remarkable new coffees. Delicately balanced flavors of honeysuckle and apricot are carried by a silky mouthfeel and a finish that reminds us of almond butter.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic La Perla de Oaxaca Mexico

A stout-like coffee with big flavors of toasted almond, cocoa nibs and a finish of dried red fruits. This was our original Direct Trade relationship.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

After investing heavily in their coffee drying procedures, the Canales brothers have delivered one of the best harvests we've seen in the ten years of our relationship. Soft flavors of apricot and red fruit compliment a finish of fudge and almond butter.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Yirgacheffe Ethiopia Limited Release

As you might expect from a Yirgacheffe, this coffee offers classic jasmine aromatics with pristine flavors of fresh blueberries throughout and a finish of peach marmalade.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from 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 the award-winning Fazenda Rainha farm in South-East Brazil, and decaffeinated by 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

Mbeguka Kenya Single Origin Espresso

We loved the depth and complexity of this Kenyan microlot as a slightly darker roast extracted as espresso. Flavors like Mexican chocolate and red wine are underscored by the sweetness of vanilla and almond paste. Big citrus notes accompany floral notes and hits of herbs and spices.

$19.00 / 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

Sapsucker Seasonal Espresso

Comprised of washed Ethiopian and Guatemalan coffees, Sapsucker is an espresso homage to the elegant flavors found in East African coffees. Bright fruity acids, tamed (but not muted) by careful roasting, are predominant. Flavors layered with white peach and raspberry are accented by subtle floral aromatics and a clean, cider-like finish.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

 

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

An organic counterpart to our House Blend, El Gallo demonstrates the softer spectrum of Latin American coffees, rounder in 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 note of milk chocolate.

$14.00 / 12 oz

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

Intelligentsia 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

 
 
 

Decaf Espresso, Black Cat Project

Sourced directly from the award-winning Fazenda Rainha farm in South-East Brazil, and decaffeinated by 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

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

Flecha Roja returns to our lineup as this season's first Central American arrival. This vibrant, sugary coffee is marked by flavors of poached pear, rosewater, and yellow plum.

$18.00 / 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

Kunga Maitu Kenya

This season's Kunga Maitu is the result of exciting new relationships, reaffirming the resilience of our Direct Trade buying model. As effervescent as it is sweet, with a transcendent complexity, we taste pineapple, pink grapefruit, buttered rum, and hibiscus.

$20.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Matalapa El Salvador

Consistently one of our earliest and most anticipated arrivals from Central America, this year's coffee from Finca Matalapa is as supple and juicy as ever. A beautifully glossy mouthfeel supports flavors of lime and juniper that remind us of a great gimlet. Look for green papaya and honey as it cools.

$18.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic La Perla de Oaxaca Mexico

A stout-like coffee with big flavors of toasted almond, cocoa nibs and a finish of dried red fruits. This was our original Direct Trade relationship.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

After investing heavily in their coffee drying procedures, the Canales brothers have delivered one of the best harvests we've seen in the ten years of our relationship. Soft flavors of apricot and red fruit compliment a finish of fudge and almond butter.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

 
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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 the award-winning Fazenda Rainha farm in South-East Brazil, and decaffeinated by 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

An organic counterpart to our House Blend, El Gallo demonstrates the softer spectrum of Latin American coffees, rounder in 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

Flecha Roja Costa Rica

Flecha Roja returns to our lineup as this season's first Central American arrival. This vibrant, sugary coffee is marked by flavors of poached pear, rosewater, and yellow plum.

$18.00 / 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 note of milk chocolate.

$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

Intelligentsia 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

Kunga Maitu Kenya

This season's Kunga Maitu is the result of exciting new relationships, reaffirming the resilience of our Direct Trade buying model. As effervescent as it is sweet, with a transcendent complexity, we taste pineapple, pink grapefruit, buttered rum, and hibiscus.

$20.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Matalapa El Salvador

Consistently one of our earliest and most anticipated arrivals from Central America, this year's coffee from Finca Matalapa is as supple and juicy as ever. A beautifully glossy mouthfeel supports flavors of lime and juniper that remind us of a great gimlet. Look for green papaya and honey as it cools.

$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 Kurimi Ethiopia

Our efforts to forge direct relationships with farmers in Ethiopia have gained traction in the Sidama Region, where recent improvements in processing are yielding remarkable new coffees. Delicately balanced flavors of honeysuckle and apricot are carried by a silky mouthfeel and a finish that reminds us of almond butter.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic La Perla de Oaxaca Mexico

A stout-like coffee with big flavors of toasted almond, cocoa nibs and a finish of dried red fruits. This was our original Direct Trade relationship.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

Organic Los Delirios Nicaragua

After investing heavily in their coffee drying procedures, the Canales brothers have delivered one of the best harvests we've seen in the ten years of our relationship. Soft flavors of apricot and red fruit compliment a finish of fudge and almond butter.

$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