Review: Chocolate Naive – Nicaragua Nicaliso 70% (****1/2)

Lithuanian producer Chocolate Naive is one of the more intruiging chocolate makers around. Lithuania is little known as a chocolate country, but it shows it doesn’t matter where you are from, there is always a way to create something stunning. Former experiences with their products showed me they create wonderful tasting bars with an own…

Review: Chocolate Naive – Madagascar 85% (***1/2)

After an annoying two-week cold including a blocked nose, things finally cleared up so I can enjoy craft chocolate to the fullest again. About time, because I have a massive amount of bars waiting to be reviewed. Today we return to my favorite origin. Madagascar. Naive provided me with this gorgeous looking 85% bar, made…

Review: Chocolat Naive – Dark chocolate with forest honey 67% (****)

Next up in my double review: Naive’s dark chocolate with forest honey. The second aroma infused bar I’ll try tonight. Once more I expect a sweeter chocolate bar. How wrong could I be! This time the bar is produced from a Trinitario cacao beans, lightly roasted and conched for 60 hours. The cacao originated in…

Review: Chocolate Naive – Peru Pure Nacional 78% (****)

No. You don’t need to worry! You are not seeing double, this is just the second part of a double review about the first two samples of Chocolate Naive’s dark origin bars I received. You’ll find more info on Naive in my post about their Trinidad and Tobago bar just below. Well refresh your memory…

Review: Chocolate Naive – Trinidad and Tobago 70% (***1/2)

Lithuania. No there is another country I wouldn’t have linked to chocolate some years ago. How little did I know back then. Today I know bean-to-bar chocolate producers are popping up everywhere. In center point of this movement seems to be the USA and UK, but in nearly every country there are chocolatiers stepping up…