This chocolate is made by aging Tanzanian cacao nibs in empty Berkshire Mountain Distilling bourbon barrels for 4 weeks to soak up the essence of bourbon stored in the oak. The nibs are then made into a deliciously deep dark chocolate with notes of caramel, vanilla, and oak.
Cocoa content: 82% Origin: Koko Kamili, Tanzania Made in: Brooklyn, New York, USA Awards: Good Food Awards Winner, 2013
The team at Raaka are a strange bunch who all concur on one simple idea: they want to make delicious, creative chocolate that showcases the wilder side of cacao and do so in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible. They are unserious people who take chocolate seriously!
The thing that makes Raaka unique among top-shelf bars is that they use unroasted cocoa beans in their chocolate. They do this to highlight the complex and unique flavours that raw cocoa has. See more