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No. 1 Most Expensive Coffee Comes From Elephant’s No. 2

“I want people to taste the bean, not just the roast,” he says. “The aroma is floral and chocolate; the taste is chocolate malt with a bit of cherry; there’s no bitterness; and it’s very soft, like tea. Black Ivory Coffee workers sort coffee beans out of elephant dung.So it’s kind of like a cross between coffee and tea.”

To get to that point, the coffee beans are mixed into a mash with fruit, then fed to the elephants either by mouth, or hoovered right up the trunk. The latter pretty much sounds like a whole lot of change being sucked up a vacuum cleaner hose…more: npr.org