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Craft Chocolate Review Akesson Brazil 75% With Coffee Front of Bar Packaging

*Akesson Brazil with Coffee Nibs 75%

Bar: Brazil with Coffee Nibs 75% Maker: Akesson Chocolate (London, England) Price: $11/60g (Direct From Maker) Munch Factor: 3/10 Ingredients: cocoa, cane sugar, pure cocoa butter, coffee nibs (5%), emulsifier (GMO-free soya lecithin). Appearance: the brightly-colored square packaging of Akesson’s bars has become a sort of trade mark of the brand, this vibrant yellow-green providing stark contrast to the …

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Craft Chocolate Review Akesson 100% Madagascar Bejofo Estate Front of Bar Packaging

*Åkesson Madagascar 100%

Bar: Madagascar (100%) Maker: Åkesson (London, England) Price: $11.50/60 (Andiamo Chocolate & Coffee) Munch Factor: 3/10 Ingredients: Cocoa beans, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin (0.1%) Appearance: Åkesson’s vibrant red and unique square packaging always stand out on a shelf. He shares only the most relevant information, and shows off his recent awards. The plastic inner packaging …

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*Åkesson Madagascar with Wild Pepper 75%

Bar: Madagascar with Wild Pepper (75%) Maker: Åkesson (London, England) Price:  $10/60g (The Chocolate House, DC) Overall Rating: 8.5/10 Munch Factor: 7/10 Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans, Organic sugar, Organic cocoa butter, Pepper (2%), Soy Lecithin (0.1%) Appearance: stylized “Å” right in the center of the square; well tempered with a beautiful medium brown color. Aroma: lots …

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*Pump Street Bakery Madagascar 74%

Bar: Madagascar Criollo (74%) Maker: Pump Street Bakery (Suffolk, England) Price: $15.99/70g (Chocolopolis, Online US Retailer) Overall Rating: 8.5/10 Munch Factor: 7/10 Ingredients: Cocoa Beans, Cane Sugar, Cocoa Butter Appearance: Very light brown with an almost reddish tint. Plain mold. Aroma: Strong sweet cocoa, almost like a milk chocolate. Slight woody undertones. Melt & Snap: Wonderful melt & decent …

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*Åkesson Madagascar 75%

Bar: Madagascar (75%) Maker: Åkesson (London, England) Price: $GIFT (Chocolátl, The Netherlands) Overall Rating: 9/10 Munch Factor: 6.5/10 Ingredients: Cocoa beans, Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin (0.1%) Appearance: Plain dark brown color with a square mold and stylized centered “Å.” Aroma: Ambrosial cocoa smell, delectable from across a room; a bit woody, with undertones of …

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*Åkesson Brazil 75%

Bar: Brazil (75%) Maker: Åkesson (London, England) Price:  $GIFT (Chocolátl, The Netherlands) Overall Rating: 9.5/10 Munch Factor: 3/10 Ingredients: Cocoa, Cane Sugar, Pure Cocoa Butter, GMO-Free Soya Lecithin Appearance: appealing, but somewhat peculiar shade of brown. Love the Swedish “Å” in the prominent logo. Aroma: Unusual upfront sweetness I cannot put my finger on. Fruity …

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