CHIANG RAI - "It's slightly floral," British tourist Ian Nuttall said, sniffing his tiny cup of Black Ivory Coffee.
''You can't taste the chocolate but you can smell it,'' he added, sitting on the veranda of the Elephant Bar at the five-star Anantara Golden Triangle Hotel in Chiang Saen. ''It's unlike any other coffee I've had.''
''Chocolaty'' might be a surprising first reaction to coffee made from beans that have passed through an elephant, but there is no doubt that Black Ivory Coffee offers the palate something different.
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