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Rabbit Hole Brewing to Release a Kopi Luwak Beer

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Rabbit Hole Brewing  will debut a special Firkin at the Untapped Festival Ft Worth on May 9: a cask conditioned version of Rapture (Fusion Brown Ale) infused with Mystical Coffee’s Wild Mountain Luwak coffee. Kopi Luwak, or Wild Civet coffee is the rarest, most unique, exotic and highly coveted coffee in the world. Wild civets select coffee berries and eats them, then after they are released by the civets the best beans are selected and processed.   Continue reading

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Real Ale Coffee Porter

coffee porterby Brian Wall

Beer and coffee. For some, coffee is an institution, a must for every day. The breath of day in which some cannot wake up, function or think until they have had their “first cup of the day”. An interesting thing, coffee. When someone first noticed a form of berry growing on a type of evergreen and decided to roasted the seed inside, filter it with water and drink it, really shows how in-depth the thought process of humans may be. Different areas, climates and methods of processing the seeds can either enhance or decrease the flavor. I will not get started on the Kopi Luwak coffee from Sumatra that is from civet droppings.

Coffee in beer is not something new and plenty of breweries take advantage of the roasted, bitter, earthy flavor that coffee can impart into beer.  Primarily, stouts and porters are the main beers that have coffee infused into them.   Continue reading

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Weasel Coffee Anyone?

by Steven Doyle

Last evening I had this divine meal at Malai which I raved on about earlier this morning. At the end of the dinner we were served a special black rice pudding with coconut and taro that was lush, and along side we were offered a cup of Verbena Pu’erh tea or Weasel Coffee.  Weasel coffee?

What Yasmin and Braden Wages were really offering was a cup of Joe grown in Indonesia called Kopi Luwak. This peculiar sounding coffee gets more exotic by the minute as you look further into where the bean is found. Weasel coffee is a loose English translation of its Vietnamese name cà phê Chồn, and the weasel is actually the Asian palm civet.    Continue reading

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