These ten caffeine beverages are the most expensive coffees in the world but you won’t believe how some of them are produced.
10. Hawaiian Kona Coffee – $34 Per Pound
Hawaiian Kona Coffee is made from one of the rarest coffee beans in the world. Because of this rarity, some retailers sell “Kona Blends” which consist of 10% Kona coffee and 90% cheaper imported beans.
So if you want the full Hawaiian experience make sure you buy 100% Kona Coffee.
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9. Los Planes Coffee – $40 per Pound
Los Planes’ unique way of processing the beans which is what helps create the coffee’s delicious flavor. In 2006 it won second place for being one of the best cups of coffee in the world.
8. Starbucks Quadriginoctuple Frap – $47.30 a cup
The Quadriginoctuple Frap is Starbucks most expensive drink. It consists of 48 shots of mocha frappuccino with soy mocha drizzle, matcha powder, protein powder, caramel brûlée topping, strawberries, two bananas, caramel drizzle frappuccino chips and vanilla bean.
After drinking this caffeine cocktail you’ll be on a high for the rest of the day.
7. Fazenda Santa Ines – $50 Per Pound
Fazenda Santa Ines coffee comes from Brazil and is famous for it’s sweet and fruity flavors. The coffee is grown near the base of the Mantiquera Mountains and has been cultivated for over a hundred years.
6. Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee – $50 Per Pound
This coffee is made from beans that are grown on the mountains of Jamaica at around 5,000 feet above sea level. This coffee has a very mild flavor and is loved by the Japanese who are the biggest importers of this blend.
5. Saint Helena Coffee – $79 A Pound
Saint Helena Coffee has a very fragrant and light caramel flavor. While most farmers use livestock manure for fertilizer the coffee bean growers on St Helena prefer to use bird poop fertilizer.
4. Kopi Luwak – $160 per Pound
This rare and expensive coffee is actually produced from animal feces. The coffee beans are fed to a cat like animal called a wild civet and then a type of fermentation takes place in the animal’s stomach which gives the beans a tasty flavor. The civet’s droppings are collected, washed and grounded into a delicious cup of Joe.
3. Hacienda La Esmeralda – $350 Per Pound
The beans used in Hacienda La Esmeralda are grown on the hilltops of Panama and have a rich sweet taste.
Due to it’s unique and intense flavor, the coffee from Hacienda la Esmeralda has won several awards around the world.
2. Finca El Injerto Coffee – $500 per Pound
The beans used for Finca El Injerto are not only one of the most rarest but also the smallest beans in the world. To increase the quality of the beans, they are cleaned by a unique washing channel and de-pulped twice.
1. Black Ivory Coffee – $500 per pound
Black Ivory is another coffee that is made from feces. The beans are fed to elephants and then picked out of the poop. The elephant’s stomach acids breaks down the bean’s proteins which removes the bitterness taste and leaves a smooth rich coffee flavor.
Unfortunately only a small amount of beans that pass through the elephants are usable which makes the coffee very rare and very expensive. A cup of Black Ivory Coffee will cost you around fifty dollars. Read More…..
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