Episode 52: About To Expire!

Episode 53: About To Expire!

We’ve found that unless you use the chocolate, it goes bad. Doing episodes once in a while just won’t cut it – nor will not looking at expiration dates on bars when we purchase them. These next two episodes are devoted to the chocolate that must be tried before it dies.

Episode 53: About To Expire!

Episode 45: Weird Canadian M&Ms Flavors

So they did this here in the states but they used plain M&Ms. These are all peanut varieties. I would say that this is fascinating to some degree, but whenever companies do these off the wall flavors, they usually fall short. There’s only one truly clear winner in this mix and it’s pretty obvious. I don’t think there’s any chance 2 out of the 3 would ever pass muster. I could be wrong. I mean, they elected Trump so all bets are off.

Weird Canadian M&Ms Flavors

Episode 36: Crispy Crunch & Topic Bars

We’re starting to think that perhaps Miles may be the ultimate chocolate snob. Has he been sampling chocolate longer than us and just turns his nose up at everything? We don’t know, but to this date he hasn’t tried anything – at least on camera.

Mars Topic Bar – Poland

Our first one that we’ve tried from Poland! With great results! It’s kind of like a step above a Snickers bar – tastes much better and like it has better ingredients.

Mars Topic – http://bit.ly/marstopic

Kit – 5 out of 5 stars

Hans – 5 out of 5 stars

Cadbury Crispy Crunch – Canada

Is it Butterfinger-esque? That’s Kit’s main fear with this one. Well, it kind of is completely Butterfinger-esque.

Cirspy Crunch – https://amzn.to/2TTgNZu

Kit – 0 out of 5 stars

Hans – 1/2 out of 5 stars

Episode 35: Malteasers Teasers & Neilson Jersey Milk

A couple more found up in Canada – o, Canada! We find so many fascinating things up there! This show wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Canadian Chocolate. So we salute you. You’re kind to us, even if we’re not always kind to you.

Maltesers Teasers – Canada

Odd little chocolate poops or polyps – chocolate covered malt – like a Whopper but way more chocolate.

Maltesers – http://bit.ly/maltesers-candy

Kit – 2 1/2 out of 5 stars

Hans – 1 out of 5 stars

Neilson Jersey Milk – Canada

Jersey Milk – http://bit.ly/jerseymilk

Milky milk milk. More milky. Milkity milk milk. Just not… Meh. Milk milk.

Kit – 0 out of 5 stars

Hans – 1 1/2 out of 5 stars

Episode 33: Mr Big & Strawberry Shortcake

With this post, all episode of The Chocolate Break to date are up! I found myself with a lot of extra time. Everyone here was sick so I just sat on here and hammered everything out. New posts will appear here on Thursdays around 11am Seattle time.

Seattle Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake – United States

This one was incredibly good – very sweet with a lot of great strawberry flavor – even visible pieces of strawberries in the bar!

Seattle Chocolate – https://amzn.to/2W7PmJb

Kit – 5 out of 5 stars

Hans – 5 out of 5 stars

Mr. Big Original – Canada

It’s a really big bar full of double entendre, rice puffs, chocolate and caramel.

Mr Big – http://bit.ly/mister-big

Kit – 2 out of 5

Hans 2 1/2 out of 5

Episode 32: Nestle Smarties Reviews + Choco Lonely + Golden Alps

Miles had been bugging us for a couple days. Not really bugging; he’s a really sweet little boy – he would come up to us and say ‘Chocolate Breaaaaaak??’ Well, tonight we decided to let him stay up and do some chocolate breakdancing.

Tony’s Choco Lonely 51% Dark Chocolate With Almonds – Belgium

Miles picked this one, but didn’t want to taste it. Kind of a bummer.

Tony’s Choco Lonely – https://amzn.to/2JjEPJp

Kit – 2 out of 5

Hans – 2.5 out of 5

Nestle Smarties – Canada

Your basic answer to the M&M by Nestle. They’re a little different – thicker shells mainly. Miles wouldn’t try these either although he likes them. He’s trying to vex us.

Nestle Smarties – http://bit.ly/nestlesmarties

Kit – 2 1/2 out of 5

Hans – 2 1/2 out of 5

Golden Alps Milk Chocolate With Hazelnut – Switzerland

Found these up at the Real Canadian SuperStore – they’re made in Sitzerland for Canada’s Loblaws chain.

Golden Alps – http://bit.ly/goldenalps

Kit – 1 1/2 out of 5 stars

Hans – 2 out of 5 stars

Episode 21: Reese Pieces Cups & Speculoos

Paste like substances steal the show in this sugary mess with chocolate as a kind of aftertaste or afterthought. Enthuse yourselves with our gall and sheer love for bringing you the finest entertainment.

Cost Plus, Inc. Milk Chocolate With Speculoos Filling – United States

A checkerboard with an odd initial scent. Speculoos cookies are made into a paste; almost like peanut butter or cookie dough.

Speculoos! – https://amzn.to/2RDil5g

Kit – 1 out of 5 stars

Hans – 0 out of 5 stars

Reese Big Cup Stuffed With Reese Pieces – Canada

Okay so in Canada, it’s not Reese’s it’s Reese. These are big cups with Reese pieces inside as well as peanut butter. It’s a double slam of sugar.

Reese Stuffed Cups – https://amzn.to/2QuSEDB

Hans – 5 out of 5 stars

Kit – 1 1/2 out of 5