Chocolate Review: Alter Eco Deep Dark Blackout Organic Chocolate

Alter Eco, like Endangered Species, is an environmentally-conscious chocolate company, and I give their Deep Dark Blackout bar a four. Are you surprised? You’re not. It’s chocolate, it’s dark, it’s good, and I dig it.

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Chocolate Review: Simple Truth Organic 71% Cacao Baobab Dark Chocolate

Our magical journey into Kroger’s magical journey into the world of organic fair-trade chocolate continues with their Simple Truth baobab dark chocolate bar. What is a baobab? It’s a thick-trunked tree that you can find in the southern hemisphere, whose fruit sun-dries naturally on the branch and–in chocolate–is God’s uncontested greatest gift to the human tongue.

Chocolate Review: Tony’s Chocolonely Cherry Meringue Dark Chocolate

Holy wow that is some good chocolate. I’m not normally a fruit-in-my-desserts kinda guy, so when I put this cherry bar in my mouth and found it crazy amazing, I was as surprised as anyone. From bite one, you’re getting the tasty texture of firm dark chocolate with crunchy cherry bits. It’s deliciously sugary, slightly tart, and sharp enough to please dark chocolate junkies like me. Oh, Tony’s Chocolonely Cherry Meringue Dark Chocolate with 51% Cacao, I think I’m in love.

Chocolate Review: Vosges Black Salt Chocolate with Caramel

There’s a story behind this bar. Awhile ago, I swung by Kroger with my Plan X Media partner-in-ministry, Ash Green, to restock my chocolate supply. The standard price for the Vosges caramel bar you see above was $5.49, and while I like caramel well enough, I prefer straight-up dark chocolate, so I normally wouldn’t have given it a second thought. But, as Ash pointed out, the bar was on sale for $2.79, an absolutely crazy markdown. He talked me into grabbing the Vosges bar on sale, and I’m glad he did. This is the good stuff.