Kopi Luwak - This is the name for Civet coffee in Indonesia where Luwak is the name for the Civet and Kope means coffee.
Motit Coffee - Northern Philippines; Ilocano language.
Kape Alamid - Philippines; Filipino language.
Kafe-Laku - East Timor.
Ca Phe Chon - Vietnam.
Poop Coffee - Most googled term for Civet coffee since many people don't know what to call it until they learn about it. Technically this name includes not just Civet Coffee but also coffee passed through other species such as the barking deer and the Jacu bird.
Bucket List Coffee - Many people began using this term for the unique pre-digested Civet coffee after it was popularized in the movie The Bucket List with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson.
Weasel Coffee - The Civet is not a weasel nor is it a cat, but this name is fairly common.
Where is Civet Coffee found?
Civet Coffee is produced by various countries including:
- Vietnam Civet Coffee
- Indonesian Civet Coffee
- Philippine Civet Coffee (including Bantai Civet Coffee and Arengga Civet Coffee)
More Kopi-Luwak / Civet Coffee Information
- Civet Coffee From Tree to Cup
- Civet Coffee - Buying the World's Most Expensive Coffee
- Civet Coffee FAQ
- The Asian Palm Civet
- Civet Coffee - What Happens to the Bean in the Civet's Stomach
- Jacu Bird Coffee
For a bit of levity see Adventures of a Civet Coffee Hunter and Top Ten Reasons To Drink Animal-Processed Coffee!
Also see Simulated Civet Coffee, and Fake Civet Coffee.
Other Premium Coffee Beans
At such a high cost per pound (and cost per cup) you'll want to get all the information you can to brew the perfect cup of coffee - see our section on Brewing Civet Coffee and also our tips for coffee brewing in general.
To brew a truly exhilarating shot of espresso see Pulling A Perfect Espresso Shot and How to make a Latte, then try some of our wonderful Espresso Drink Recipes.
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