Busting the microlot myth

The idea that Direct Trade is all about microlots is pervasive.  And persistent. And, at least in our case, dead wrong. Michaele Weissman wrote the […]

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Uppers & Downers Festival

Uppers & Downers Festival

Two weeks ago, we took our Uppers and Downers series to the next level, and held our first ever coffee beer festival. An ongoing, collaborative […]

Festival of Coffee Beers

Festival of Coffee Beers

For over a year, Intelligentsia Coffee + Good Beer Hunting have been working with some of the most creative brewers and roasters in the country […]

ECW 2014 – Ethiopia

ECW 2014 – Ethiopia

This week, we’re hosting our annual Direct Trade event Extraordinary Coffee Workshop. As many of you know, this is really special for us as it […]

Intelligentsia Wins at the Southwest Coffee Championships

Intelligentsia Wins at the Southwest Coffee Championships

The Big Western coffee competitions wrapped up on Friday and we are extremely proud of our Pasadena shift lead, Sarah Anderson, who won first place […]

Brill Brew: A New Pornogropher’s Selection

Brill Brew: A New Pornogropher’s Selection

Here at Intelligentsia, we look for interesting ways to promote our brand – one of which is aligning ourselves with brands that exist around coffee: […]

ECW 2014 Recap

ECW 2014 Recap

THE BEST WAY to describe the nature of the Extraordinary Coffee Workshop is one part meeting of the minds, one part family reunion, and one […]

Uppers & Downers Event

Uppers & Downers Event

Coffee Beer — it’s a way to start your day, and end it, all at the same time. It’s uppers and downers in a glass. […]

ECW 2013 Brazil

ECW 2013 Brazil

This August, Intelligentsia is bringing the Extraordinary Coffee Workshop back to origin. After Colombia, El Salvador, Los Angeles and Chicago, we are delighted to announce […]