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The 10 Most Expensive, Extravagant Ways to Enjoy Coffee

By brooklynsupper |

There’s coffee, and there’s coffee. You might cherish your simple cup of Joe, all the while not knowing how much better it could be if you fed the coffee beans to a cat (a civet to be precise), let her poop them out, and made coffee out of that. Whether you’re a connoisseur, or a laid back coffee lover, here are 10 of the most expensive and extravagant ways to enjoy your daily pick-me-up, and perhaps make your $4 latte seem like Sanka. From shade-grown, single origin beans to handcrafted espresso machines to a Japanese coffee bar that looks like a chemistry set, we’ve got lots of ways for you to blow all those thousands burning a hole in your pocket (or at least get a peek into how the other half lives).

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10 Ways to Enjoy The Most Expensive Coffee in the World

Kopi Luwak or Civet Coffee

You might think having been eaten, undigested, and pooped out of animal would make a foodstuff less expensive. Like maybe free. But in the case of Kopi Luwak, or civet coffee, you'd be wrong. Extraordinarily wrong. The Asian palm civet eats coffee beans and while it can't digest them, it does remove their bitterness, leaving a wonderfully tasting coffee bean in its poop. Want to try some animal poop coffee? It's $30 a cup.
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