Are you a coffee lover? If yes, then you must have tried several gourmet coffee brands like, Millstone, Folgers or Eight O’Clock. But, have you heard about Kopi Luwak? This one is not from the mountains of Mexico or Tanzania. This has a pure taste of the tropical Asia. Meet the most expensive and the most popular coffee of the world, full of richness and taste, the one and only Kopi Luwak from Indonesia. Go through this article and find out more facts on this brand.
So, how Kopi Luwak is made?
Indonesia is famous for its coffee and the wild Asian palm civets. These cat-like animals play a key role in kopi luwak production. The civets are mostly found in the western islands of Indonesia like, Java, Sumatra etc. These civets somehow choose only the fresh and sweetest coffee berries. They use these berries for their livelihood. But they cannot digest the seeds. After a day or two, the undigested coffee seeds come out as civet-droppings. Local farmers collect these pooped coffee seeds for further processing.
Do you know the taste?
Well, if you ask this same question to ten different people from different countries who have tasted the kopi luwak, you will get ten different answers. The reason is simple. This coffee has it’s own taste which can’t be compared with other’s. Though it is said that, it has chocolate, orange, floral and/or butter undertones. But the important fact is, it’s taste goes beyond all the quality boundaries. The smooth flavor, the freshness and a long finish is enough to enchant your mind in a delightful morning.
Why is Kopi Luwak so much expensive?
The answer is rare production. This exotic coffee bean is still unavailable in wide amount. It is really difficult to measure the accurate production, but most of the popular sources claim 500 – 1000 pounds of annual production. Though the majority will go for the former one. The roasting process reduces the volume up to 20%. Some scientists figured out that approximately half the beans marketed under the name of “kopi luwak” are either impure or fake. So please beware of the duplicates. Just because of it’s rare availability, one cup of this coffee can cost upto $50. But it will worth of your single penny.
In spite of its high cost and rarity, those who really admire quality, richness and smoothness of coffee, are buying this brand. If you are a true coffee lover then this brand will be the best choice to start your day. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a cup, taste the richness and share your experience.
There are many coffee brands with great taste. But none of them has the smoothness and exotic aroma in the flavor like kopi luwak. Feeling the quality and experiencing the richness makes each and every shot memorable. Share the real taste of kopi luwak, and start every morning with ecstasy.