Dark Chocolate



I'll admit it – 99% cocoa dark chocolate is pretty gross. Not just the taste, but the texture as well. It's very similar to what I imagine eating mud would be like.

Between 70 and 80% seems to be the sweet spot for getting a good clean chocolate fix without "eww" ever crossing my mind. I really like the Lindt 85%, but there are times when even that seems a bit more than my tongue wants to deal with.

Also, don't try to wash the taste of almost 100% cocoa out of your mouth using Mt Dew. Not that I just found out that that's about as horrible a taste combination as you can get or anything.. no.

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9 Comments »

  1. Kate (183 comments) said,

    that was the most disgusting chocolate i've ever tasted!!! it tasted like a combination of mud and dirt. ick!! i can still taste it!! never again…i'm sticking with the regular good old fashioned sweetened chocolate, like dove and hersheys…mmmm, better 🙂

    February 20, 2008 @ 9:42 am


  2. spudart (890 comments) said,

    What? So there will never be 99% Dark chocolate covered Mountain Dew bars ever? Sad sad world.

    February 20, 2008 @ 1:58 pm


  3. sparx (882 comments) said,

    There could be.. they've come up with worse promotional products.

    February 20, 2008 @ 2:17 pm


  4. spudart (890 comments) said,

    sparx, name one.

    February 21, 2008 @ 10:51 am


  5. sparx (882 comments) said,

    What was that drink with the floaty gel globules in it?

    February 21, 2008 @ 10:53 am


  6. sparx (882 comments) said,

    Thank you google. It was called Orbitz.

    February 21, 2008 @ 10:55 am


  7. unlikelymoose (375 comments) said,

    Dude! Orbitz! I have bottle of Orbitz tucked away in my cubicle! It's never been opened! Orbitz makes me so excited! Exclamation points everywhere! I purchased this bottle of Orbitz over 10 years ago! It was the fall of 1997! I love Orbitz!

    February 22, 2008 @ 10:59 am


  8. spudart (890 comments) said,

    Orbitz RULES! Sparx, try again.

    February 22, 2008 @ 5:57 pm


  9. sparx (882 comments) said,

    I never actually got a chance to try Orbitz. I lacked my own transportation at the time, and the only chances I had to grab a bottle I was unprepared and usually had no money on me.

    I think it was just before I decided "what the hell, I'm ready for jello globs in my drink experience" that they pulled it off the shelves. Alas, I missed out.

    February 25, 2008 @ 5:17 pm


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