Posted by Let's Talk About ... | Posted on 14-10-2011 | comments: 0| Posted in
Even in your wildest dreams, most of you wouldn’t guess how much costs a cup of the most expensive coffee. The price of a single small cup is worth half the salary in some EU countries. The unusual method of growing and processing the coffee beans of this special drink explains it all.
Few would call Indonesia a coffee land, like people tend to call Brazil. Actually, Kopi Luwak is the most costly espresso in the world with its $700 price.
Kopi Luwak fees up to $600 per pound and only a thousand kilos of it are produced a year. It’s most frequently from the Sumatra island in Indonesia. On this island you can come across a cat like animal known as the civet. Folks say it looks like a cat or weasel, but it doesn’t belong to either families. The locals simply call them Luwaks and their favourite foods is the coffee cherry. They consume the cherries complete, including the bean. In their stomach, it goes as a result of a chemical treatment and ferments. It exits the digestive program as nonetheless intact beans. It’s then gathered from the forest ground, cleaned and roasted. In the course of the bean’s passage as a result of the animal’s digestive tract, the enzymes in its stomach seep into the bean and break down the proteins. For espresso lovers, this signifies that there is a unique lack of bitterness in the resulting coffee and a darkish syrupy flavour. The beans are cleaned, dried in the sun and roasted at significant temperature, which most most likely kills any bacteria or hazardous contaminants.
If you want to taste a cup of this unique coffee, make an international call and order it or plan a trip to Indonesia.