Elephant dung beer is a sell out

Last year, the first elephant dung coffee debuted on the scene at a whopping $1,100 per kilogram.

Elephant Dung Coffee BeanThis month, Sankt Gallen, a Japanese brewery, decided to take the elephant dung “trend” one step further by creating elephant dung beer. When Sankt Gallen debuted the brew it sold out within minutes.

The beer, titled “Un, Kono Kuro” – a pun on “unko,” the Japanese word for “crap” – is a coffee stout made with elephant dung coffee beans.

One taster seemed quite taken with the creation. “For some time after I could still feel as if my body was saturated with that warm scent,” he said.

The brewery isn’t putting the beer on its regular lineup, so if you desire some poop beer, you may just have to make your own. But given how successful this ephemeral beer was, we wonder if this is just the beginning of elephant dung food items.


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