ECW Afterglow

ECW Afterglow

Fortified! That’s the best word I can think of to summarize the way most of us are feeling after the Extraordinary Coffee Workshop that took […]

An Open Letter from Doug Zell

An Open Letter from Doug Zell

As of today, a portion of Intelligentsia was sold to Peet’s Coffee, the “Granddaddy” of specialty coffee. Speaking for myself, this is an interesting and […]

ECW Testimonial – “Epe”

ECW Testimonial – “Epe”

“Epe”, as he is known to his friends talks to us about why he attends Intelligentsia’s Extraordinary Coffee Workshop each and every year.

Geisha Trilogy Reserve Collection

Geisha Trilogy Reserve Collection

This one is pretty exciting – a collection of three geisha coffees, each from a different continent. The next release in our reserve series, this […]

The Intelligentsia Cup is Back!

The Intelligentsia Cup is Back!

For the third consecutive year, Intelligentsia Coffee is the proud title sponsor of the Prairie Street Cycling Series. These fantastic bicycle races run in six […]

Intelligentsia partners with SOMA Water

Intelligentsia partners with SOMA Water

Just in time for Father’s Day, we’ve teamed up with our friends over at Soma to launch the perfect gift for the coffee loving Dad. […]

Grado x Los Delirios

Grado x Los Delirios

It’s been a minute since our last music collaboration, but as Summer approaches and Spring lets us shake off the last cobwebs of Winter, it’s […]

Brewing Iced Tea on a Fetco

Brewing Iced Tea on a Fetco

As Spring attempts to establish a hold – we’re starting to seeing warmer weather in our home city of Chicago. Yes it snowed during the […]

Brewing Iced Coffee on a Fetco

Brewing Iced Coffee on a Fetco

Last summer we saw countless stories about iced coffee in the press. Most of these focused on the various ways of doing it at home, […]

Intelligentsia Sponsors the United States Aeropress Championships

Intelligentsia Sponsors the United States Aeropress Championships

We’re excited to announce that we’re sponsoring the 2015 World Aeropress Championship, taking place this month in Seattle. Designed to celebrate the versatility of this […]

Borderlands Project

Borderlands Project

The Borderlands Project is one of the most exciting and innovative development programs being operated in coffee today. Its mission is relatively specific: to help […]

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 […]