Try Kopi Luwak, The Best Coffee of the World

Jan 26 09:12 2011 Shibalik Sanyal Print This Article

Kopi Luwak coffee comes from Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi some islands in western Indonesia. These areas are well-known for their excellent coffee. Sumatran coffee beans are different, more complex, with good sharpness, exciting lively mid-tones and a long finish. For people who love to drink coffee, a cup of Jamaican Blue Mountain in nothing special, but a cup of Kopi Luwak will leave no regrets in their life. Interested! Read out the article & discover more facts about it.

Kopi Luwak coffee comes from Sumatra,Guest Posting Java and Sulawesi some islands in western Indonesia. These areas are well-known for their excellent coffee. Sumatran coffee beans are different, more complex, with good sharpness, exciting lively mid-tones and a long finish. For people who love to drink coffee, a cup of Jamaican Blue Mountain in nothing special, but a cup of Kopi Luwak will leave no regrets in their life. Interested! Read out the article & discover more facts about it.

History of Kopi Luwak

Well, where from should I start? It has a close connection with the history of Indonesian coffee production. The Dutch introduced the coffee plantations in their colony some where in the islands of Java and Sumatra. The native farmers and plantation workers were not allowed to pick coffee fruits for their own use. Eventually these local farmers learned that certain species of luwak (a.k.a Asian palm civet) use to have these coffee beans as their foods. Most interesting thing is, these little animals can somehow sense the best and sweetest beans to eat. They seeds remain undigested and left in their poops. The Luwak's dropping coffee seeds were then collected by the farmers. After washing them several times, they roasted and grinded it to make coffee beverage. From then on, the aromatic flavor touched every one’s heart.

What makes kopi luwak most expensive coffee?

Normally coffee beans are made by fermentation. But in this case, the beans are fermented in the civet cat's intestine. This generates a unique taste. The unique fermentation process makes an enormous difference with the general one. It’s total annual production is less than 500 pounds. The rare production has been making this coffee expensive from the colonial days in 18th century to the present day.

How much you have to spend for it?

According to the market review on 2009, these most expensive coffee beans can cost up to $600 a pound. This means around $50 per cup. But the Vietnamese weasel coffee was sold at around $6000 per kilogram ($2700 per pound).

Unlike other coffee brands, kopi luwak has a complex intensity of flavor. It doesn’t have the bitterness that generally some other brands have. Many have described it as earthy, syrupy, smooth and rich with chocolate undertones. Some said it has orange, floral, and/or butter undertones. But the matter of fact is kopi luwak has its unique taste and flavor. So what are you waiting for? Get a cup of kopi luwak and share you experience.

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Shibalik Sanyal
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From the deep tropical forests of Southeast Asia and the land of famous Sumatran civets, Kopi Luwak gives you the strong earthy taste of coffee. The exciting flavor and awesome aroma makes you feel the worth of it’s cost. But the best is, you will experience a heavenly ride in every sip of your cup of Kopi Luwak.

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