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Single Origin Coffee

Agua Preta Brazil

This year's "Black Water" comes to us from the state of Bahia along Brazil's Atlantic coast. The clean, nuanced acidity of blood oranges layered with dried apricots and baking spices produces a level of complexity that exemplifies the very best of what Brazilian coffees have to offer.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

Bosque Nublado Ecuador

We are excited to introduce our first ever coffee from Ecuador. Sourced from just south of the Colombian border, this blend of varieties delivers a unique, buttery cup filled with flavors of praline, red grape, and a finish of chocolate and toasted sesame.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Finagro Tanzania

Finagro Estate is the last of our Southern Hemisphere coffees this season. The coffee tastes of sweet red licorice and lime zest up front, followed by a finish of fig jam and sage.

$16.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Finca Takesi Collection

We are offering two varieties from Finca Takesi: Typica which won first place at Bolivia’s 2009 Cup of Excellence competition and Geisha which has never before been sold anywhere in the world.

This coffee will be roasted and shipped on Thursday, April 3.

We have sold out of this 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

Ljulu Lipati Peaberry Zambia

These SL-28 peaberries were dried on patios as pulped naturals, but were first graded in washing channels. The taste is as distinct as the process: vibrant flavors of effervescent cranberry and roasted red pepper lead to lively stone fruit and citrus with a powdered doughnut finish.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Nariño, at an elevation in excess of 1900 meters, this immaculate Colombian coffee showcases plush red fruits underscored by a crisp, malic acidity. The velvety body leads into a clean finish suggestive of hibiscus blossoms.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

Zirikana Rwanda Limited Release

A rare single-estate coffee from a three-hectare farm in hills of Southern Rwanda, this coffee comes to us via the careful processing at the Nyarusiza washing station. We found flavors of cantaloupe and lemon bar in the delicate, clean cup.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Zirikana Rwanda

Produced by the efforts of hundreds of farming families, this Bourbon-variety coffee typifies the glossy mouthfeel and refreshing finish of the cleanest cups from Southern Rwanda. We taste blackberry and Earl Grey, with hints of marmalade, pineapple, and vanilla.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

 
 
 
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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

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

Piatã Brazil Single Origin Espresso

Grown on Aleci Souza's 8 hectare farm in Piatã, Bahia, this Brazilian single origin espresso is both balanced and nuanced. The espresso tastes like melon, green apple, and fig and has a remarkably smooth body and clean finish.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Sugar Glider Espresso

Sugar Glider is our annual showcase for the best of what the Southern Hemisphere has to offer as an espresso blend. Resplendent with sweetness and balance, notes of caramel, honey, citrus candy and red apple jelly are present in a smooth and satisfying shot. Sugar Glider cappuccinos are dessert-like and a must-try for the barista.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

 
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Blends & Decaf Coffee

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

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

Persephone Blend

We designed this year's Persephone to melt away winter's frost by showcasing the warmth of our fresh Southern Hemisphere coffees. Aromas of toffee lead to sweet apricot jam, bright pomegranate, and a clean finish of candied ginger.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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

Agua Preta Brazil

This year's "Black Water" comes to us from the state of Bahia along Brazil's Atlantic coast. The clean, nuanced acidity of blood oranges layered with dried apricots and baking spices produces a level of complexity that exemplifies the very best of what Brazilian coffees have to offer.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

Bosque Nublado Ecuador

We are excited to introduce our first ever coffee from Ecuador. Sourced from just south of the Colombian border, this blend of varieties delivers a unique, buttery cup filled with flavors of praline, red grape, and a finish of chocolate and toasted sesame.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Finagro Tanzania

Finagro Estate is the last of our Southern Hemisphere coffees this season. The coffee tastes of sweet red licorice and lime zest up front, followed by a finish of fig jam and sage.

$16.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Finca Takesi Collection

We are offering two varieties from Finca Takesi: Typica which won first place at Bolivia’s 2009 Cup of Excellence competition and Geisha which has never before been sold anywhere in the world.

This coffee will be roasted and shipped on Thursday, April 3.

We have sold out of this 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

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

Ljulu Lipati Peaberry Zambia

These SL-28 peaberries were dried on patios as pulped naturals, but were first graded in washing channels. The taste is as distinct as the process: vibrant flavors of effervescent cranberry and roasted red pepper lead to lively stone fruit and citrus with a powdered doughnut finish.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Nariño, at an elevation in excess of 1900 meters, this immaculate Colombian coffee showcases plush red fruits underscored by a crisp, malic acidity. The velvety body leads into a clean finish suggestive of hibiscus blossoms.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

Zirikana Rwanda Limited Release

A rare single-estate coffee from a three-hectare farm in hills of Southern Rwanda, this coffee comes to us via the careful processing at the Nyarusiza washing station. We found flavors of cantaloupe and lemon bar in the delicate, clean cup.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Zirikana Rwanda

Produced by the efforts of hundreds of farming families, this Bourbon-variety coffee typifies the glossy mouthfeel and refreshing finish of the cleanest cups from Southern Rwanda. We taste blackberry and Earl Grey, with hints of marmalade, pineapple, and vanilla.

$17.00 / 12 oz

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

 
 
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Direct Trade

Agua Preta Brazil

This year's "Black Water" comes to us from the state of Bahia along Brazil's Atlantic coast. The clean, nuanced acidity of blood oranges layered with dried apricots and baking spices produces a level of complexity that exemplifies the very best of what Brazilian coffees have to offer.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

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

Finagro Tanzania

Finagro Estate is the last of our Southern Hemisphere coffees this season. The coffee tastes of sweet red licorice and lime zest up front, followed by a finish of fig jam and sage.

$16.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Finca Takesi Collection

We are offering two varieties from Finca Takesi: Typica which won first place at Bolivia’s 2009 Cup of Excellence competition and Geisha which has never before been sold anywhere in the world.

This coffee will be roasted and shipped on Thursday, April 3.

We have sold out of this 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

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

Ljulu Lipati Peaberry Zambia

These SL-28 peaberries were dried on patios as pulped naturals, but were first graded in washing channels. The taste is as distinct as the process: vibrant flavors of effervescent cranberry and roasted red pepper lead to lively stone fruit and citrus with a powdered doughnut finish.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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.

$17.00 / 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

Persephone Blend

We designed this year's Persephone to melt away winter's frost by showcasing the warmth of our fresh Southern Hemisphere coffees. Aromas of toffee lead to sweet apricot jam, bright pomegranate, and a clean finish of candied ginger.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Piatã Brazil Single Origin Espresso

Grown on Aleci Souza's 8 hectare farm in Piatã, Bahia, this Brazilian single origin espresso is both balanced and nuanced. The espresso tastes like melon, green apple, and fig and has a remarkably smooth body and clean finish.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Sugar Glider Espresso

Sugar Glider is our annual showcase for the best of what the Southern Hemisphere has to offer as an espresso blend. Resplendent with sweetness and balance, notes of caramel, honey, citrus candy and red apple jelly are present in a smooth and satisfying shot. Sugar Glider cappuccinos are dessert-like and a must-try for the barista.

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Nariño, at an elevation in excess of 1900 meters, this immaculate Colombian coffee showcases plush red fruits underscored by a crisp, malic acidity. The velvety body leads into a clean finish suggestive of hibiscus blossoms.

$16.00 / 12 oz

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

Zirikana Rwanda Limited Release

A rare single-estate coffee from a three-hectare farm in hills of Southern Rwanda, this coffee comes to us via the careful processing at the Nyarusiza washing station. We found flavors of cantaloupe and lemon bar in the delicate, clean cup.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Zirikana Rwanda

Produced by the efforts of hundreds of farming families, this Bourbon-variety coffee typifies the glossy mouthfeel and refreshing finish of the cleanest cups from Southern Rwanda. We taste blackberry and Earl Grey, with hints of marmalade, pineapple, and vanilla.

$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