Intelligentsia Wins US Brewer’s Cup

Intelligentsia Wins US Brewer’s Cup

This past weekend, Intelligentsia barista Sarah Anderson won the 2015 US Brewers Cup. Sarah is a senior barista at our Pasadena location in California and […]

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 […]

Intelligentsia’s New Bags

Intelligentsia’s New Bags

Starting the week of September 22, we are launching our line of newly redesigned coffee bags. These new bags are an evolution of our existing […]

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 […]

Intelligentsia’s New Cupping Form

Intelligentsia’s New Cupping Form

As many of you know, cupping is a key function of our daily work at Intelligentsia. We use it to decide which coffees to buy, […]

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 […]