Why Civet Coffee is the Best Coffee Ever

Civet CoffeeAt more than ten dollars an ounce, civet coffee or kopi luwak is probably the most expensive coffee in the world. Some coffee connoisseurs will say that it is also the world’s most delicious coffee, and there is good reason why this just might be the whole truth.

Coffee with a History

“The history of civet coffee (kopi luwak) cannot be separated from the history of its origin country… Indonesia was a Dutch colony since 16th century. During the colony period, the Dutch disallowed the native coffee farmers to collect coffee fruits for their own consumptions. However, those farmers also had a high desire for coffee beverage.

Soon, they realized that certain species of civet (luwak) ate those coffee cherries, yet they left the coffee cherries undigested in their droppings… They then collected the cherries, cleaned, roasted and ground it to make coffee beverage. Surprisingly, it produced a remarkable coffee aroma. From then, the fame of aromatic civet coffee (kopi luwak) spread from the natives to Dutch coffee plantation owners and soon became everyone’s favorite till nowadays.”

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