It’s called Kopi Luwak and it’s the strangest coffee in the world, drinking it will be a real experience of taste and courage.
The name of the coffee itself refers to its main raw material or better to those who procure it: if Kopi can be translated with coffee, Luwak refers to a small carnivore very similar to an Asian wild cat.
Its diet includes the intake of coffee berries , but also of insects, small mammals, eggs and small reptiles. But what does Luwak have to do with our coffee?
The main ingredient of the drink is the faeces of this animal . Since the Luwak cannot digest the internal coffee berry, the digestive enzymes concentrate only on the outside, eliminating all traces of bitterness, providing a taste of chocolate and caramel.
The main islands involved in the preparation of this coffee are Sumatra, Java, Bali and Sulawesi and for them it is a real fortune. We are talking about one of the most expensive and delicious drinks in the world , there are many admirers of this product.
It’s called Kopi Luwak, and it’s the most expensive and bizarre coffee in the world
In the United States, Europe and Japan, a kilo of Kopi Luwak can cost as much as $ 1000 , so to try defecated coffee, you could even pay $ 70 for a cup.
The high cost of the product, also depends on its production, which as can be easily guessed, can become complicated, given the dependence on the physiological needs of the carnivorous animal.
However, those who have tried it admit that this is by far the best coffee in the world with a unique aroma.
However, the production of Kopi Luwak, however, brings to light another problem, namely that of the creation of intensive breeding in Indonesia of small Luwaks by companies willing to do anything to create the magical coffee.