Madre Labs, CocoCardio, .26 oz (7.5 g) (Discontinued Item)
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Posted by Reviewer1837281 on Feb 09, 2012
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Posted by Msis91 on Feb 23, 2012
Too Bitter for me!
Posted by Reviewer2031919 on Feb 28, 2012
I know it is supposed to be healthy but the taste is hard to get used to!
Smells better than it tastes.
Posted by Reviewer1420562 on May 13, 2012
Smelled chocolate-y and nice, but didn't taste like much.
Thanks iHerb for offering samples with orders!
Posted by Reviewer1618066 on Aug 19, 2012
First I want to say I really appreciate iHerb's philosophy of over delivering on their value as a source of healthy goods.
Whether or not you request a specific 'freebie' trial product with your order, they'll slip something in the box for you to try.
This time I opted to try madre labs cococardio as I had ordered their cococeps (now discontinued) in the past and initially had found it appealing enough to drink keeping in mind the health benefits.
Let me state that I am a chocolate lover/ dark chocolate lover and I also just started working on acquiring a palate for Mate tea - no, it doesn't taste just like chicken (coffee) but it's not bad.
In the case of the CocoCardio, I added the packet to 8 oz of hot water, then some heavy cream and a little xylitol to sweeten it up - bascally how I would do coffee.
The color has a bit of a red hue to it - likely from the beets. the chocolate flavor that I taste is that of the equivalent of licking straight cocoa powder - they DO warn its naturally bitter!
All said, I don't think I will buy this in the future as I just don't find it tasty enough for me.
It's nowhere near as hard to get down as kava kava was when I used to take that before performing to curb anxiety years ago, but the kava kava had a noticeable effect shortly after drinking it.