Finca La Soledad, Itzamna, Guatemala -Single Origin
brown sugar, mango and fudge cool and expand into dried pineapple and honeyed notes. the mouthfeel is creamy yet buoyant with a clean, concise finish.
Kenya Kangocho -Single Origin
a popping acidity and expansive mouthfeel make the kangocho come alive with citrus fruit punch, grapefruit and green apple candy. the finish cadences on a resounding note of floral hops.
Black Cat Classic Espresso -Black Cat Espresso
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 espressos hallmark is its supreme balance and wonderful sweetness.
Black Cat Organic Espresso- Black Cat Espresso
carlos sergio sanglard almost certainly produces the most consistently fantastic organic certified coffees in brazil. this lot of serra do bone delivers astounding mouthfeel, with clean flavors of molasses and red cherries. sweetness is abundant, finishing with a resonant coating of dark chocolate.
Summer Solstice -Blends
wonderfully refreshing and perfect for cold brew, summer solstice has the juiciness of a fresh peach and the flavor of fruit punch. orange, candied pineapple, and red grape alongside ripe cherry and a touch of caramel. buoyant, articulate and cheerful, this is a perfect companion to the summer months.
El Gallo Organic Breakfast Blend-Blends
certified organic and seasonally fresh, el gallo displays milk chocolate and soft fruit notes alongside a balanced acidity. the finish brings cane sugar and a touch of english toffee.
Decaf La Tortuga, Honduras -Decaf
we mean it when we say this decaf is delicious. orange sherbert and tootsie roll candy combine with a tangy citrus and tamarind acidity. the mouthfeel is creamy and smooth all the way to the malted milk ball finish.
Decaf Librarian's Blend -Decaf
the librarian's blend is named for that person who always told you to keep quiet when you were studying. this blend is representative of the soul of the librarian: steady, reassuring, and always there with that slight edge of eccentricity. it has a bold base with a bit of sparkle. here's to good reading.
Organic Jasmine Peach -White Teas
an authentic spring-picked white tea from southern china scented with jasmine blossoms. the delicate, refreshing character of this tea is enhanced with the essence of peaches.
Organic White Peony- White Teas
the combination of tea leaves and silver and white buds produces a bright, light gold infusion. the delicate, earthy aroma reminds me of thyme or myrrh. the light body and remarkable sweetness pairs well with the flavors of baked grain and fresh herb.
Jasmine Green Tea -Green Teas
traditional blend of southern china green tea scented with aromatic jasmine blossoms. only scenting the tea repeatedly can create such a perfumed and fragrantly dynamic cup.
Organic Emerald Spring -Green Teas
the nutty, sweet flavor of organic emerald spring is a perfect introduction for novice green tea drinkers. emerald spring is mildly vegetal without the strong grassy or oceanic notes often associated with some green teas. the nuttiness is complimented by a rich, buttery body that further accentuates the more delicate flavors.
Iron Goddess of Mercy -Oolong Teas
iron goddess of mercy is loaded with subtle flavors and nuance. the medium oxidation level combined with the high growing elevation produces a floral and fruity cup, with hints of the roasting process. the firing process reduces the astringency without damaging the long-lingering floral finish. each person who tastes this tea is bound to taste something unique.
Lightly Baked Qin Xin -Oolong Teas
qin xin is a tea varietal that tends to grow slowly and as a result it is able to develop a soft, rich body and deep, complex flavors. our lightly baked qin xin was hand-picked to insure consistent quality and was gently fired to preserve the delicate flavors of pine needle and wildflower. this new style tea really exemplifies the nuance of this special varietal.
Organic Earl Grey- Black Teas
our version of the traditional english favorite features real bergamot oil, matched with a full-bodied yunnan black tea to produce an intense floral citrus flavor with a smooth, lingering finish.
Organic English Breakfast -Black Teas
the slightly spicy malt character of our organic english breakfast gives way to sweet dried fruit flavors and delicate notes of spice. the rich and smooth body creates a cup with layers of depth not often found in breakfast teas. the sugary finish is slightly citric with a lingering flavor of toasted malt.
Chai Tea Concentrate -Chai
after serving a chai concentrate in our coffeebars for many years, we thought that we could create something better, something more authentic. many chai concentrates are just too sweet, and doug palas, intelligentsia's tea buyer, wanted to create something that struck just the right balance between sweet and spicy. our chai is a blend of black tea, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, clove and ginger. its the place where spicy and sweet meet in perfect balance.
Organic Masala Chai -Chai
a blend of traditional indian spices and brisk black tea, our organic masala chai is best prepared with warmed milk and just enough sugar to bring out the spices intricacies.
Organic Blend 333 -Herbal Infusions
a long-standing intelligentsia blend of the finest rosehips, chamomile, and peppermint available. the sweet tart rosehips provide a perfect base for the warm honeyed flavors of the chamomile and the soothing character of our peppermint.
Organic Blue Crane Blend- Herbal Infusions
organic rooibos and honeybush from south africa combine to create a sweet caffeine-free alternative to black tea. this african red tea is named as a tribute to the national bird of south africa.
Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) - Reserve Teas
our reserve grade cliff tea is grown in the wuyi mountains, located in fujian, china. the first infusion of this tea has an earthy, roasted quality layered with delicate notes of stone fruit and magnolia. in subsequent infusions, the roasty flavors diminish and the fruit notes become more prominent with undertones of sandalwood and a complex, lingering, floral aroma.
Ginger Plum Oolong - Iced Teas
a lush and complex blend of chinese oolong, hibiscus, and natural plum extracts with just a touch of ginger for zip and sparkle. this blend is dense, juicy and soft, with loads of fruit and an invigorating snap.
King Crimson -Iced Teas
our stalwart caffeine-free herbal blend seamlessly blends tart with sweet to create succulent, fruity refreshment. dried cranberries, elderberries, and black currant provide a dazzling scarlet hue and luscious berry flavor notes.
Intelligentsia Coffee’s mission is to provide our customers, staff, and community with an unparalleled and complete coffee and tea experience in an environment steeped in understanding, knowledge, skill, service and mutual respect.
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