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Single Origin Coffee

Bwayi Burundi

Hailing from a forest preserve in the north of the country, this beautiful coffee from Burundi offers deep, satisfying flavors of dark chocolate and dried fig with a clean finish that reminds us of apple cider.

$27.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Coopedota Typica Costa Rica Limited Release

This heirloom Typica micro-lot hails from Finca de Dota, a small farm located right next to the Coopedota mill. The coffee has sweet flavors of pear and honeycomb, with a finish that reminds us of salted caramel.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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

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.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Ljulu Lipati Zambia

Innovation and dedication continue to be thematic elements in our relationship coffee from southwest Zambia. This unique SL-28 variety grown in the Munali Hills offers flavors of lemongrass, pineapple, and breakfast tea, cradled by a supple mouthfeel and juicy sweetness.

$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

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Timana, 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

Zirikana Rwanda

A testament to the skill and commitment by the team at the Nyarusiza washing station, this year's release is remarkably lush, and brims with flavors of lime zest, black tea and crisp grape in the finish.

$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 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

Nyarusiza Rwanda Single Origin Espresso

Roasted especially for extraction as espresso, this coffee was sourced from the Nyarusiza Washing Station in Rwanda’s Southern Province. It offers complexity and vivacity, with flavors of orange peel, fresh fig, and gingerbread.

$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

Sugar Glider Espresso

Sugar Glider is a seasonal espresso that emphasizes the sweetness and softness of our Southern Hemisphere coffees from the Americas and Africa. Jellied fruits and caramelized sugars characterize this balanced, syrupy blend.

$18.00 / 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

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

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, 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

Coopedota Typica Costa Rica Limited Release

This heirloom Typica micro-lot hails from Finca de Dota, a small farm located right next to the Coopedota mill. The coffee has sweet flavors of pear and honeycomb, with a finish that reminds us of salted caramel.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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

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.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Ljulu Lipati Zambia

Innovation and dedication continue to be thematic elements in our relationship coffee from southwest Zambia. This unique SL-28 variety grown in the Munali Hills offers flavors of lemongrass, pineapple, and breakfast tea, cradled by a supple mouthfeel and juicy sweetness.

$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

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Timana, 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

 
 
 
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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

Coopedota Typica Costa Rica Limited Release

This heirloom Typica micro-lot hails from Finca de Dota, a small farm located right next to the Coopedota mill. The coffee has sweet flavors of pear and honeycomb, with a finish that reminds us of salted caramel.

$21.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

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

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.

$19.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Ljulu Lipati Zambia

Innovation and dedication continue to be thematic elements in our relationship coffee from southwest Zambia. This unique SL-28 variety grown in the Munali Hills offers flavors of lemongrass, pineapple, and breakfast tea, cradled by a supple mouthfeel and juicy sweetness.

$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

Nyarusiza Rwanda Single Origin Espresso

Roasted especially for extraction as espresso, this coffee was sourced from the Nyarusiza Washing Station in Rwanda’s Southern Province. It offers complexity and vivacity, with flavors of orange peel, fresh fig, and gingerbread.

$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, San Francisco

Sugar Glider Espresso

Sugar Glider is a seasonal espresso that emphasizes the sweetness and softness of our Southern Hemisphere coffees from the Americas and Africa. Jellied fruits and caramelized sugars characterize this balanced, syrupy blend.

$18.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles

Tres Santos Colombia

Cultivated in Timana, 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

Zirikana Rwanda

A testament to the skill and commitment by the team at the Nyarusiza washing station, this year's release is remarkably lush, and brims with flavors of lime zest, black tea and crisp grape in the finish.

$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