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17th Century Style - Belgian-Style Chocolate & Espresso Bar (2)

$9.97


A 17th Century combination that was meant to be.

We've painstakingly married our two 17th Century Classics: Our Smoked Espresso with a housemade, Belgian-style, smoked milk chocolate, making for a unique, delicious treat to indulge in again and again. With two bars included per order, you can give one as a gift and hide one for yourself. We promise we won't tell anyone.

Please note: As each bar is crafted by hand, you may see some irregularities in shape or form.

Disclaimer: As fine Belgian-style chocolate will melt in most Arizona weather, we highly recommend refrigerating or freezing before opening any orders containing chocolates, especially on orders requiring shipping, during warmer seasons, and/or to warm climates. We do not guarantee chocolate to be intact upon arrival.

 

17th Century History

The 17th century not only beheld the inrush of coffee to Europe, it saw the arrival of chocolate from early Mesoamerica to Spain. At first, chocolate was mainly used by pharmacists as a medicine (and let's be honest, we still use it as such sometimes).

What would be considered modern-day Belgium was, at the time, part of the Spanish Netherlands. After its use as medicine was phased out, the popularity of chocolate exploded in this region, especially in the form of hot chocolate. Over time, the quality of chocolate from Belgium would be cemented in the world's collective conscience as the world's best. To melt chocolate in these early days, the Spanish Dutch would use the main heat source available at the time: a wood fire.

For additional information, see our 17th Century Style FAQs

Customer Reviews

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Delicious!!!

It’s hard just to eat one square but it’s such a nice treat to myself. I enjoy these a ton! The chocolate taste and the coffee is not overpowering but it’s just right. You can also add it to your coffee cup for a little extra extra 😁

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Stephanie
Awesomeness

Labor of Love’s Espresso bean chocolate bars are one of the best I’ve ever had. It’s got a great bean crunch The chocolate is delicious.
The chocolate is better than most you can buy around town
I keep going back for more.

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Stephanie
One Great Bite after Another

This chocolate bar has real espresso beans in it and that gives it a crunch. The chocolate has a rich great taste. Can't wait to have more.