DIY fermentation projects ranging from homemade kimchi to cheese and beer are all the rage. A new food biotechnology company named Afineur is experimenting with coffee fermentation…inspired by Kopi Luwak. The birth of Afineur was originally inspired by the infamous Indonesian civet cat coffee. Not by the dubious exotic appeal of coffee fermented in a civet’s stomach, […]
All the brew that’s fit to print.
Kopi Luwak is gross and bad and gross and bad.
We are not making this up.
This actually happened.
The king of analog & anal coffee.
How it’s sold in Indonesia.
Signs point to “yes.”
Coffee via an animal’s digestive tract = $$$
Kopi Luwak is still wack!
“Kopi luwak is the foie gras of coffee, if foie gras tasted like Alpo dog food.”
Kopi Luwak production has landed in the Philippines. Ugh.
A tale of two stories from Time.com… First up, a fascinating piece on coffee cultivation in Laos. French colonialists were pushed out of coffee growing regions in Laos during World War 2, and land wars in the decades after littered coffee plantations with unexploded bombs and craters. Now, Laotian farmers are working harder than ever […]