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Where to buy Intelligentsia coffee in the DC area by the bag

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akimaii Mar 13, 2013 03:41 PM

Anyone know where I can buy it by the bag to brew at home? Looks like only a handful of places even offer it by the cup.

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    mdavidf Mar 21, 2014 12:29 PM

    Pitango Gelato (http://pitangogelato.com/coffee/) now carries Counter Culture beans, but the guy at the Capitol Hill branch told me that in the near future they would be carrying Intelligentsia coffee instead. Don't know how reliable this information is.

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      akimaii Mar 16, 2013 10:04 AM

      Update: South Block Smoothie in Clarendon sells the house blend for about $17 for a 1lb bag. Thanks @orangemix!

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        Guy Incognito Mar 15, 2013 11:21 AM

        I think Dolcezza in Dupont carries Intelligentsia, as well as some other great roasters, like Stumptown.

        1. orangemix Mar 13, 2013 10:00 PM

          There's a limited selection at Baked&Wired in Georgetown, iirc, and also a limited selection at South Block smoothies in Clarendon part of Arlington.

          Maybe Chinatown Coffee or Sova, and I could've sworn I saw some at Whole Foods. Hope this will get you started....

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            akimaii Mar 14, 2013 04:25 AM

            Thanks! I heard South Block had it but I didn't know they sold bags.

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              Ch0wster Mar 16, 2014 02:18 PM

              I was just at South Block and they no longer has Intellegentsia coffees.

          2. agarnett100 Mar 13, 2013 03:52 PM

            Why not just order it from their website - http://www.intelligentsiacoffee.com/p...

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              akimaii Mar 13, 2013 04:16 PM

              Shipping is extremely expensive because they only ship via UPS. The cheapest option, ground rate for a 1lb bag, is $10.84. And the coffee itself is already so pricey that I'm hoping to find it for sale locally.

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