Best Brew? Expensive Coffee from Around the World

Nothing beats the aroma of freshly-brewed coffee in the morning or for most individuals, any part of the day. A lot of articles warn us about the dangers of consuming too much coffee. But we can’t deny that it has benefits as well.

Aroma

Many of us see coffee as our lifeline on most (if not all!) mornings and especially moreso when we come home from a gruelling day at work and waking up to another.

What could be better than having a hot cup of this heavenly drink? To enjoy one made from beans that give literal meaning to the words “black gold!”

What Are the Most Expensive Coffees All Over the World?

The almost instant answer to this question is “that cat poop coffee from Indonesia.” Yes, the Kopi Luwak is quite pricey at $160 per pound but it’s not the priciest in the coffee market.

4k Beans

Is This Coffee Gold?

News portals recently ran a story on a café offering coffee from what could be today’s most expensive coffee beans.

The number in Elida Geisha 803’s indicate how much it costs per pound – a whopping $803!

It bagged the top honors in a competition hailed as the Oscars for coffee, hence, the price. You have to shell out $75 for a cup. And according to coffee critics? It’s worth it.

Other coffee beans that have over $500 pricetags per pound include Black Ivory Coffee (from elephant poop), Finca El Injerto (Guatemala) and the Hacienda La Esmeralda (Panama) coffee.

Black Coffee Beans

Making the Best Brew

But no matter how you have the best and most expensive coffee beans at home, you won’t experience their full flavor if you don’t have a good-quality coffee grinder. Antique manual, electric, coffee mill or cast wheel, choose one that will truly bring out the best in every coffee cup and drop.


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