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Drink $200/lb Coffee for Free Tomorrow in Silver Lake

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It's called Hacienda la Esmeralda's Geisha coffee, it's award-winning, it's super rare, and for wholesalers it cost $130 a pound at auction - if you can get it.

The newish Intellegencia coffee shop on Sunset (right next to the Silver Lake Conservatory) got some and will brew up cups of coffee tomorrow from those magic beans for whoever would like to experience what the most expensive coffee in the world tastes like.

Eater LA tells us that the free-for-all begins at 7pm tomorrow at 3922 W. Sunset Blvd., in Silver Lake. If the joe really does taste 25 times better than regular coffee, you can buy a bag of the beans for the low, low price of $99 a half pound... or $59 for a quarter pound if you're pinching pennies.

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