Coffee Quintessence

A delicate and playful cup of coffee is one of life's greatest pleasures, but even the distinguished 'Kopi Luwak' lacks a certain je ne sais quoi. Now, it seems I must turn to data science to unearth a coffee worthy of my palate.

After scraping a few hundred high-end coffee descriptions, I searched for the maximally expensive coffee since price, as with all luxury items, is a direct indicator of quality. My end result, using a gradient boosted tree regression, yields this lucrative and paradigm shifting roast:


Remember folks, always sanity check your machine learning model before dredging up a 1574 meter plateau in the middle of the Indian Ocean.