This smallholder coffee named for the Agricafé project that won the 2019 SCA Sustainability Award comes from the Taipiplaya community in the traditional Bolivian coffee region of Caranavi.

  • Type Single Origin
  • Country Bolivia
  • Flavor Profile Apple + Raw Sugar
  • Variety Caturra, Catuai, Tipica

The details

  • Country Bolivia
  • Producer smallholder growers
  • Region Taipiplaya
  • Elevation Range 1750-2000 m
  • Processing Method Washed
  • Harvest September 2020
  • Direct Trade Partner Since 2009

How To Brew

We recommend starting with a 1:18 coffee-to-water ratio, which provides an excellent total extraction level and maximizes flavor pulled out of the ground coffee. For our single origin coffees we recommend a pour over method either on a Chemex, V60 or Kalita Wave on a 5 or 6 grind setting if you are ordering from

Recommended Method Pour Over

  1. 01.
    Boil Water 205 - 212 F
  2. 02.
    Weigh Coffee 1g of coffee per 18g of water
  3. 03.
    Drop In Filter Add filter to equipment
  4. 04.
    Grind Coffee Grind coffee and add to filter
  5. 05.
    Add Water Add water in stages
  6. 06.
    Remove Filter Enjoy your coffee!
Image of pour over demonstration
01_M_Intell_PDP_Coffee_SingleOrigin Created with Sketch.
bolivia countryside

Origin Story

Bolivia Sol de la Mañana

What Bolivia lacks in quantity it is making up for in quality: it may export precious little coffee, but its exports include a growing number of lots that are nothing short of extraordinary.

Read story
    • Image of two growers hugging in field
      Image of two growers hugging in field
    • Image of the sky and mountains landscape
      Image of the sky and mountains landscape
    • Image of growers sorting coffee beans
      Image of growers sorting coffee beans

    Why We're Different

    • Intelligentsia coffee buyers travel year-round working with a network of farmers. From the farm, coffee arrives at the roasting works in Chicago and Los Angeles, where coffee professionals cup, grade, and release over 50 single-origins and blends annually.

    • Intelligentsia Direct Trade means partnering with people who obsess about quality as much as we do, and building meaningful relationships with farmers. Today, the Intelligentsia Direct Trade community includes more than 50 partners in 14 countries.

    • A quarter-century of obsession with quality, more than 15 years of sourcing great coffee the right way, and an authoritative point of view on how to elevate coffee make Intelligentsia a trusted partner on your coffee journey.