Intelligentsia Highline Coffeebar NY – skill, space, beauty

A staple of the American coffee scene, we had a chance to check out Intelligentsia inside and in front of the High Line Hotel in Manhattan.

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The location is amazing. The small trailer outside serves coffee, too, but you should really head inside the hotel lobby to take in the full experience. The coffee counter is a beautiful piece: old tiles, metal beams, wonderfully integrated into the dark ambience of the hotel lobby and hallways.

The coffee menu is very compact, but seems to change frequently:

Preparation of the pour-over was perfect. All individual components were rinsed to ensure an even temperature during the brew, scales and timers were very closely monitored.

As a result, the Rwandan Zirikana was as floral as it could be, and just a beautiful reason to enjoy the outside area for a while – just a great spot altogether.

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