NPR's Bittersweet Guide To Chocolate, Yum!

A team of lucky individuals over at NPR spent the last two weeks blind tasting chocolate in a very, um, scientific study intended to identify the best Valentine’s Day chocolate to send your sweetie:

After gorging on the good (and not-so-good) stuff, NPR’s stuffed staff reached some decisions about the best — and worst — Valentine’s Day online-orderable gifts to give this holiday season.

The Best? NPR liked quite a few, the most interesting sounding being:

“Donnelly Chocolates Liquor Bombs, a collection of handmade dark chocolates with hard-liquor centers (tequila, Manhattan, limoncello, port, margarita, and scotch), the room was spinning for more than a few producers (in a good way.) “That was the best liquor-chocolate combo I’ve ever had,” said one. “So much better than Pabst.”

Better than Pabst? Surely not. —MEGHANN MARCO

A Bittersweet Guide to the Best V-Day Chocolate [NPR]

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