• I tried a cup of the 'most expensive coffee in the world' - here's why it's a tourist trap you shouldn't buy into

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Before visiting Bali, Indonesia , many people had told me that I had to try Kopi Luwak, a traditional Balinese coffee considered to be the most expensive coffee in the world.
    Kopi Luwak is coffee made from beans that have been digested by a civet cat. Balinese farmers have touted for generations that this method produces the best-tasting coffee.
    But lots of kopi luwak is produced by civets held in disturbing, inhumane conditions. And even when I tried it at one of the few coffee shops that keeps its civets in humane conditions, the coffee tasted bitter and overly earthy.
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