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Bernt commented on Bernt's blog post The Most Important Characteristics Of The Best Chocolate Bar In The World
"Thanks Clay, for notifying me! The links have been reset and everything is working well on my end. I appreciate being able to be part of this great community!"
Feb 18, 2011
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The Most Important Characteristics Of The Best Chocolate Bar In The World

Having recently concluded the first playoff chocolate tasting party, I find myself feeling a little disappointed. Don't get me wrong, both the Lindt-Double Milk Chocolate and Marabou-Milk Chocolate are excellent chocolate bars!  However, I'm yet to be awestruck or mesmerized by one of them.  So many chocolate bars have just been average. Eric Nylund, where can I  find a chocolate bar that matches your descriptions!!? Do they only exist in fantasy worlds!?  *Sigh*, surely there is such a…See More
Feb 18, 2011
Bernt commented on Bernt's blog post Top Websites On "How To Host A Chocolate Tasting Party"
"Gretchen, thank you for your comment!  This is my point exactly.  The search "chocolate" is too broad, so you have to be more specific.  However, I'm surprised with how few quality sites you find as you narrow your…"
Feb 16, 2011
Gretchen Tartakoff commented on Bernt's blog post Top Websites On "How To Host A Chocolate Tasting Party"
"I don't agree-people are looking for specific things these days and not just chocolate...chocolate recipes, chocolate pairings, chocolate martinis, Artisanal chocolate. No guarantees just by putting in 'chocolate' that you'll be…"
Feb 16, 2011
Bernt posted a blog post

Top Websites On "How To Host A Chocolate Tasting Party"

Do you want to take part in a small experiment? Yes? Great! Try typing in the word chocolate in your web browser. This word will literally produce thousands of hits. You can view anything from Wikipedia's definition of chocolate to someone's Twitter name! Now, narrow your search to chocolate tasting. This will generate fewer chocolate sites but still too many to view. Lastly, narrow your search even further to chocolate tasting party. What you end up with is, in my opinion, just a handful of…See More
Jan 11, 2011
Bernt replied to Jennifer Arvan's discussion New Here
"Welcome, Jennifer! I'm located in the Rocky Mountains....it's cold here too!  Thank goodness for great chocolates that warm our hearts as well as our bellies!  I'm pretty new myself but I have noticed that the members of…"
Dec 17, 2010
Bernt and ChocoFiles are now friends
Dec 16, 2010
Bernt posted a blog post

The Five Most Important Steps To Throwing The "Perfect" Chocolate Tasting Party

Fundamental to my personal "quest for the world's best chocolate bar" are the chocolate tasting parties! Up to this point I have hosted nine such parties. Each one has been incredibly fun! However, as with most things in life, there has been a learning curve with much trial and error. Are the chocolate tasting parties now perfect? Almost! If you are considering hosting a party of your own, let me share with you my five essential aspects to throwing the "perfect" chocolate tasting party!…See More
Dec 14, 2010
myechocolate and Bernt are now friends
Nov 12, 2010
Bernt and Piotr Krzciuk are now friends
Nov 12, 2010
Bernt posted a blog post

The Chocolate Quest Idea

Is there a chocolate bar that is better than all the others? That is the question I intend to answer, as I embark on my personal discovery of the world's best chocolate bar! I realize that this journey literally may take years to conclude. But oh, what a fun trip it will be! I have come to realize that the world of chocolates is wonderful and incredibly fascinating. It truly is a science. Some chocolates contain layers of amazing and surprising flavors, that can at times, be mouthwatering!…See More
Nov 11, 2010
Bernt posted a blog post

Ten Best Reasons For Hosting A Chocolate Tasting Party!

As the world is becoming increasingly aware of the phenomenon of chocolate tasting, I thought I would share my personal "justifications" for hosting chocolate tasting parties. Check it out on http://thequestfortheworldsbestchocolatebar.blogspot.com.
Nov 5, 2010
myechocolate left a comment for Bernt
"Thanks for that input on (Tasting). I think your dead on there, you make a good point."
Nov 3, 2010
Bernt commented on Sweet Freak's blog post Salon du Chocolat in Paris
"Wow, I'm attending a chocolate expo in SLC on Nov 19th. It will not however, be at the same caliber as Salon du Chocolat!! Enjoy the experience!"
Nov 3, 2010
Bernt commented on myechocolate's blog post Explore Taste/ Chocolate and Wine
"Great post! I think you're spot on regarding how to taste chocolates! Very consistent with what I've read from other experts. I on the other hand, omit the sight aspect with my chocolate tasting parties. Since my object is to identify a…"
Nov 3, 2010

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Dark, Milk, White?
Milk
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Eating chocolates after having just read some mouth watering pages in Eric Nylund's "Mortal Coils".
My favorite chocolate is:
Right now, Marabou Milk Chocolate

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The Most Important Characteristics Of The Best Chocolate Bar In The World

Posted on February 18, 2011 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

Having recently concluded the first playoff chocolate tasting party, I find myself feeling a little disappointed. Don't get me wrong, both the Lindt-Double Milk Chocolate and Marabou-Milk Chocolate are excellent chocolate bars!  However, I'm yet to be awestruck or mesmerized by one of them.  So many chocolate bars have just been average. Eric Nylund, where can I  find a chocolate bar that matches your…

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Top Websites On "How To Host A Chocolate Tasting Party"

Posted on January 11, 2011 at 6:00pm 2 Comments

Do you want to take part in a small experiment? Yes? Great! Try typing in the word chocolate in your web browser. This word will literally produce thousands of hits. You can view anything from Wikipedia's definition of chocolate to someone's Twitter name! Now, narrow your search to chocolate tasting. This will generate fewer chocolate sites but still too many to view. Lastly, narrow your search even further to chocolate tasting party. What you end up with is, in my opinion, just a handful of… Continue

The Five Most Important Steps To Throwing The "Perfect" Chocolate Tasting Party

Posted on December 14, 2010 at 10:51am 0 Comments

Fundamental to my personal "quest for the world's best chocolate bar" are the chocolate tasting parties! Up to this point I have hosted nine such parties. Each one has been incredibly fun! However, as with most things in life, there has been a learning curve with much trial and error. Are the chocolate tasting parties now perfect? Almost! If you are considering hosting a party of your own, let me share with you my five essential aspects to throwing the "perfect" chocolate tasting…

Continue

The Chocolate Quest Idea

Posted on November 11, 2010 at 2:12pm 0 Comments

Is there a chocolate bar that is better than all the others? That is the question I intend to answer, as I embark on my personal discovery of the world's best chocolate bar! I realize that this journey literally may take years to conclude. But oh, what a fun trip it will be! I have come to realize that the world of chocolates is wonderful and incredibly fascinating. It truly is a science. Some…
Continue

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At 7:18pm on November 3, 2010, myechocolate said…
Thanks for that input on (Tasting). I think your dead on there, you make a good point.
 
 
 

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