How To Make The World's Most Expensive Cup Of Coffee

Thailand's new Black Ivory Coffee brew costs $50 per serving. The process is, um, fascinating.

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... And voila! Coffee naturally refined by a Thai elephant.

About 10,000 beans produce 1 kilogram of Black Ivory Coffee — 33 kilograms produce one kilo of the beverage.

The cost per serving ends up being $50, making it the world's new most expensive brew.

All photos by Paula Bronstein for Getty.