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Old 12-07-2012, 10:35 AM
Qadgop the Mercotan Qadgop the Mercotan is offline
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Ready for elephant poop coffee?

Just when you thought it couldn't get stranger than weasel poop coffee, it did.

Elephant poop coffee.

Anyone want to try it? I know we've had some folk who did try the weasel poop version before.

I wonder if it comes in an espresso roast...
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:48 PM
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Just when you thought it couldn't get stranger than weasel poop coffee, it did.

Elephant poop coffee.

Anyone want to try it? I know we've had some folk who did try the weasel poop version before.

I wonder if it comes in an espresso roast...
No.

FYI, this might be better as a poll. Jus' sayin'
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:54 PM
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Dang. Beaten to the punch with the story. All I'll add is that at $50 a cup, that had better come with a blowjob.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:57 PM
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No. No. And No.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:01 PM
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$50 per cup? Not nearly enough! They'll have to pay me at least $500 per cup to drink it!
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:10 PM
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Anyone want to try it? I know we've had some folk who did try the weasel poop version before.

I wonder if it comes in an espresso roast...
I thought it was civet poop. No?

Just so long as it isn't that horrid mouldy-vanilla French Roast. YIK!
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:47 PM
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the processing costs has to be high. digging through some crap might not take too long to find some beans. diving into a huge pile of Dumbo dung for a few beans is time consuming.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:26 PM
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My favorite part:

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Crap-accino. Good to the last dropping.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:53 PM
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Do not want.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:46 PM
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Eh, I'd try it. It doesn't sound that gross to me. I mean, it's not actually covered in shit or anything--the coffee cherries are picked out, cleaned, and then the beans are extracted. I wouldn't pay $50 for it, but I wouldn't flinch drinking it.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:15 AM
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I thought it was civet poop. No?

Just so long as it isn't that horrid mouldy-vanilla French Roast. YIK!
I think Qadgop was just being facetious. Although, according to Wikipedia,
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Weasel coffee is a loose English translation of its Vietnamese name cà phê Chồn
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In the coffee industry kopi luwak is widely regarded as a gimmick or novelty item. [4] The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) states that there is a "general consensus within the industry ... it just tastes bad". SCAA claims that almost all kopi luwak available for sale is counterfeit, as 50 times more kopi luwak is sold than produced. [5]
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The University of Florida has developed a way to recreate how nature produces kopi luwak without the involvement of any animals. This technology has been licensed to a Gainesville Florida firm, Coffee Primero, which now produces and distributes that product at a price competitive with ordinary quality coffees.[14][19]
The Trung Nguyên Coffee Company in Vietnam, through its work in isolating the civet's digestive enzymes, has patented its own synthetic enzyme soak, which is used in its Legendee brand simulated kopi luwak coffee.[13]
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:13 PM
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Trung Nguyên Coffee is damned good coffee. They're like a homegrown Starbucks in Vietnam, with branches nationwide. I've not seen that Legendee brand, but then, I've not looked for it either.

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Old 12-10-2012, 11:08 AM
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In the coffee industry kopi luwak is widely regarded as a gimmick or novelty item. [4] The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) states that there is a "general consensus within the industry ... it just tastes bad". SCAA claims that almost all kopi luwak available for sale is counterfeit, as 50 times more kopi luwak is sold than produced. [5]
That is the most wonderful thing I have heard all week. Not only are the cretins who could be convinced to drink this stuff drinking coffee that tastes like shit - it turns out that they are not even getting the real shit!
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:18 AM
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I, for one, would not drink that shit.
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:25 AM
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I, for one, would not drink that shit.
But it's supposed to be real good shit!
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:04 PM
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If it were free I might try it just to say I partook in one of the most pointless, decadent wastes of money society has to offer. Is it supposed to be "good" , or is it just a conspicuous consumption thing?
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:07 PM
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People poop coffee! You can make it yourself!
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:22 PM
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It makes me wonder if future historians will look back on this type of thing and shake their heads. Or they could be like "and that's when the great dung - coffee empire got started, leading us to where we are today. "
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:44 PM
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Jeez, who else is reminded of this punchline...

"You should have seen the poor little monkey trying to put the cork back in!"
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:46 PM
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The Tilley company, which makes outdoor wear, used to run ads championing the fact that one of their Endurables hats had been eaten by an elephant three times and still survived in wearable condition. I'm not sure I'd filter my coffee through it, though.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:07 PM
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Just how bitter is the coffee in their area????

I always though coffee was supposed to be a little bitter.

I might be be persuaded to try a cup of the coffee, but I would sooner eat the elephant than pay 50 dollars for something that ran through it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:16 AM
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That is the most wonderful thing I have heard all week. Not only are the cretins who could be convinced to drink this stuff drinking coffee that tastes like shit - it turns out that they are not even getting the real shit!
Goddamned pirates always copying shit.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:00 AM
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Jeez, who else is reminded of this punchline...

"You should have seen the poor little monkey trying to put the cork back in!"
<hitting LIKE button>
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:52 PM
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People poop coffee! You can make it yourself!
you're not the first to think of it

http://www.wweek.com/portland/print-...559-print.html
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:39 AM
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Goddamned pirates always copying shit.
Hee! At a thrift store I found a great scrapbook made out of elephant dung paper. I'm guessing it commanded a premium retail price originally. No thanks to the elitely chic coffee though.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:54 AM
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Hee! At a thrift store I found a great scrapbook made out of elephant dung paper. I'm guessing it commanded a premium retail price originally. No thanks to the elitely chic coffee though.
I've bought elephant-dung paper here before, but it's not that easy to find. Got it at a stand at one of the elephant-polo tournaments. They had elephant-dung greeting cards too, and I mailed some of those out.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:37 AM
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The world does not need poop coffee.
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