Tehbotol Sosro, Indonesia's answer to Coca-Cola
Indonesians drink both coffee (kopi
) and tea (teh
), at least as long as they have had vast quantities of sugar added in. An authentic cup of Java
, known as kopi tubruk
, is strong and sweet, but let the grounds settle to the bottom of the cup before you drink it. Last and least, no travel guide would be complete without mentioning the infamous kopi luwak
, coffee made from beans which have been eaten, partially digested and excreted by the palm civet (luwak), but even in Indonesia this is an exotic delicacy costing upwards of Rp.200,000 (US$20) for a small pot of brew.
) is also quite popular, and the Coke-like glass bottles of the Tehbotol
brand of sweet bottled jasmine tea are ubiquitous.