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Coffee Lovers: Help Save the Barako

Discussion in '☋ General Chat ☋' started by Timn8ter, Oct 13, 2007.

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    Help Us Save the Barako
     
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    The link will not load for me.
    Strange that if there is a market for the product that it would be going extinct. Curious what the facts are with this. Can it be found in local markets?
     
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    Tim

    It opened O.K. for me. I found it interesting reading. I think I will plant one in my yard when I get over there.
     
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    Coffee Beans

    My wife's lola & lolo grew Robusta and Arbica beans in Davao del Norte.
    Eve used to help harvest with the other grandchildren and helpers.
    That was 1970's, then the rebels came, the Barangay Captain told they had to leave the area.

    Thats another story.
     
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    Does Starbucks sell this? Can I get some there at Starbucks, do you know?
     
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    one of the rarest and most expensive coffee in the world is from the philippines, mostly batangas and cavite the coffee beans are digested by the civet cat, then the droppings are collected (a man can collect up to 1 kilo a day) the coffee is called alamid or civet coffee. it is sold here in tagaytay at a english restaurant called bag of beans. I never asked how much it costs, but in london or new york it is very expensive.
     
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    My late grandfather used to grow his own beans right there in Dumaguete but I can't remember asking him what kind they were. One of the mentioned kinds I'd say. He'd dry them, roast them, and grind them himself. The house would be filled with this lovely aroma Lolo brews his special blend. I was only a kid then and wasn't allowed any but Lolo would let me have tiny sips. It was like liquid speed, not that I have tried it :D
     
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    The only commercial sources I know of are the ones I mentioned above.

    On a recent visit to Baguio we were treated to some coffee from the backyard. Very nice. That, and the homemade saki. :D
     
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    You trying to tell me some people make coffee out of cat poo?
     
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