Brewed Cacao: Ecuador - Light Roast

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Product Overview

ECUADOR LIGHT ROAST: Rich & Floral Flavor

Delicious rich and floral natural chocolate flavor without the bitterness of a darker roast. If desired, add your favorite creamer or sweetener.

Brews Like Coffee, Tastes Like Heaven

Roasted, ground, and brewed just like coffee, Crio Bru Brewed Cacao has the amazing flavor and aroma of pure dark chocolate. Brew this 100% pure ground cacao in your French press or coffee maker, and your kitchen will have the aroma of pure dark chocolate heaven in no time.

Superfood Packed with Nutrients

Cacao is packed with nutrients like antioxidants to boost your immune system and magnesium to support bone, brain, and heart health. Additionally, while low in carbs and calories, cacao also acts as a natural appetite suppressant. Best of all, cacao is loaded with natural mood enhancers that can help you feel great, increase focus, reduce stress, and sleep better.

Honest Energy™

Brewed cacao is 99.9% caffeine free but contains theobromine, a naturally occurring stimulant found in cacao that can be longer lasting, milder, and more pleasant than caffeine.

100% Pure Ground Cacao

Keto, Paleo, Non-GMO, Kosher, Sugar-free, Dairy-free, & Gluten-free.

Cacao Bean Origin - Coco River, Ecuador

Coca River, Ecuador. The coca river winds through a rainforest paradise in southern Ecuador until it feeds into the expansive Amazon river. Nearby, a village called Vilcabamba is famous for the longevity of its people, many living more than a century. Grown in the black soil of this rainforest valley, the Ecuadorian cacao bean produces the boldest and chocolatiest Crio Bru, with notes of green banana and blackberries.

Ingredients: Organic Cacao Beans (Cocoa Beans)

Crio Bru Tips

For French Press: Brewed cacao won’t ever be quite as strong as coffee and dark roasts will brew stronger than light roasts. To brew a stronger batch, think more grounds, hotter and longer. Double the amount of grounds, be sure and use boiling water, and steep for 15-20 minutes while stirring occasionally. You should be able to get a nice strong batch out of
your dark roast.

For Coffee Maker: Set your auto-drip to brew more slowly. Typically 1-4 cup setting and a bold setting available on many coffee makers is a way to do this

Can I brew it with milk?
Yes, and it’s yummy. Crio Bru Brewed Cacao can be brewed with milk and will give you an amazing gourmet “hot chocolate” if you add a little sweetener. Use your favorite sweetener or try some Runamok cocoa bean infused maple syrup.

Can I brew it in my K cup?
This is from the company: Short answer is we don’t recommend it. Keurig machines have settings have a very quick extraction and cacao needs to brew a little slower. Long answer: there are some customers that tinker and tinker and depending on the machine and their brewing method make it workable. From us I can tell you that we have used the K cup without any difficulty.

What is the shelf life of Crio Bru?
Nearly all of the ground cacao products have a shelf life of over three years. And, unlike coffee which loses freshness and oxidizes over time, the natural cacao butter in the grounds keeps the product fresh and prevents oxidation.


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