Kopi Luwak, The Greats Coffee From Indonesia
I was watching the movie Bucket List Morgan by foreman and Jack Nicholson , sure that coffee is the Luwak/mongoose that is the dominant conference. In fact not only is coffee mongoose was shown, some tv serial movies others also had this issue Kopi Luwak/coffee mongoose.
Kopi Luwak are robusta or arabica coffee beans which have been eaten by and passed through the digestive tract of the Common Palm Civet. This process takes place on the islands of Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi in the Indonesian Archipelago.
"Kopi" is the Indonesian word for coffee and "Luwak" is local name of this animal which eats the raw red coffee 'cherries' as part of its usual diet. This animal eats a mixed diet of insects, small mammals and fruits along with the softer outer part of the coffee cherry but does not digest the inner beans, instead excreting them still covered in some inner layers of the cherry.
Locals then gather the beans -- which come through the 'animal stage' fairly intact -- and sell them on to dealers. It is believed that enzymes in the stomach of the civet add to the coffee's flavour through fermentation of some type
Like true coffee addicts, the guys over at Forbes have scoured the globe looking for the most expensive coffees in the world.
Kopi Luwak at the oprah show's
Starting off the list at $160 per pound is Kopi Luwak, this is followed by Hacienda La Esmeralda (Panama, $104/lb), Island of St. Helena Coffee Company ($79/lb), El Injerto (Guatemala, $25-50/lb), Fazenda Santa Ines (Brazil, $50/lb), Jamaica Blue Mountain ($49/lb), Los Planes (El Salvador, $40/lb), Kona ($34/lb), Starbucks Rwanda Blue Bourbon ($24/lb), Yauco Selecto AA (Puerto Rico, $22/lb), Fazenda Sao Benedito (Brazil, $21/lb).
If you want to make this special coffee as a gift for that special person, you can click here and see some Kopi Luwak products .
Have anice day coffee lovers !!To be continued»»