barkTHINS Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Seed With Sea Salt

I found these at my local Target store.

I had had their peanut THINS recently, and I didn’t think these would be much better, but they were great! They had a nice crunch, very crispy without being as hard as the almond ones. And the pumpkin seeds are roasted with a very nice flavor that went well with the chocolate. Of all of the recent barkTHINS, this is the one I’d buy again.

Mandarin Orange Sculpt Superfood Chocolate

I got another Superfood chocolate at the grocery store.

I liked this bar. It was decently chocolatey and had a good orange flavor too. But like their Amazon Superfuit bar, there were some other flavors in there too, like some coffee flavor and something else, which tended to throw the bar off. It’s like they are trying to cram too many tastes into one bar, and they are not complementing each other. However, some of my co-workers loved this bar, so maybe it’s just me.

Amazon Berry Superfruits Superfood Chocolate

I found this bar at my grocery store, a pair to coconut one I found last week.

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We tried it at work, and it was…odd. It tasted fruity but artificial. According to my co-worker Kylan, it tasted like a Flintstone vitamin. It had a good chocolate flavor, but the fruit and something other taste just marred it. I checked the ingredients and the bar contains tomato concentrate?! Blech!

Classic Dark Tim Tams

I found genuine, Australian, dark chocolate Tim Tams in my local Target store!

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I love how dark they were!

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I took these to work to share, and three co-workers did a Tim Tam slam, where you bite off each end of the cookie and drink a liquid through it. You have to then eat the cookie quickly before it turns to mush!

Anthony tried it with hot chocolate, and he didn’t eat the cookie fast enough. He got hot chocolate all over his hoodie. Then Dini tried it with chocolate tequila, and she did it nearly perfectly, but she ended up with chocolate all over her lips and chin! Finally Nick tried it with hot tea, and he wasn’t fast enough and some of the cookie fell back into his tea. Tim Tam Slams are harder to do than they seem!

Madécasse Madagascar 92% Dark Chocolate

I found this bar at my local organic grocery store.

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This bar was not just single origin, but it was a “bean to bar” chocolate bar, meaning the cacao was grown, harvested, fermented, conched and finally mixed with sugar and poured out as a bar, all in the same country, in this case Madagascar. And at 92% cacao, this bar is mostly chocolate, with just a little sugar mixed in. And wow, what a flavor! The single origin notes really came through, with my co-workers guessing at the particular taste of the note. They guessed a number of different flavors:

  • grapes
  • earth/soil
  • a cherry covered in dirt

I thought it tasted like bright sunshine, which I supposed is a slight metallic taste. That sounds bad, but it isn’t. I really liked this bar, and so did my co-workers. I am going to look for more chocolate from this brand.

Toasted Coconut Superfood Chocolate

I found this bar in my grocery store.

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This was an interesting bar. I expected it to be meh, but it was pretty good. The chocolate was deep and rich, and the coconut was crumbled into little bits and spread evenly throughout the bar. My co-workers liked it too, and the only complaint is that this bar is very small. At 1.75 ounces, it is half the size that bars used to be, and even smaller than the little 2 ounce bars that are becoming common.

They make other flavors, so I will try them all.