Gear: Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

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Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

Chargers Candy/Melate inc.
Category: Everything Else
Subcategory: Food
Price: $1.99 for 12-15 beans/tin
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Description:

Chargers™ are dark-chocolate (and red dye #40) covered Arabica Columbian roasted coffee beans. They are “naturally caffeinated” to provide energy in small sustained bursts. Approximately 15 beans (or 3 cups of coffee) and 66 total calories for $1.99. WHen I went to buy some of these from the local candy store, the lady said whe ordered them specifically for a woman whose son is a State Trooper. I had to laugh as these are the only thing that keeps me awake during long trips. LOVE the taste!!

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    Anonymous, Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:57:01 UTC.
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    When I went to buy some of these from the local candy store, the lady said she ordered them specifically for a woman whose son is a State Trooper. I had to laugh as these are the only thing that keeps me awake during long trips. LOVE the taste!!

    According to a US study published in May, small frequent doses of caffeine maximize its effect on the body and help you stay awake for a longer period of time. According to James Wyatt, the study’s lead author, if you take in all your caffeine in the morning with a Grande cup of coffee the caffeine levels in the brain will be falling as the day goes on.

    Munch a few of these any time you start to feel a little drowsy and avoid the dreaded "nodding head" syndrome. Make sure you make it safely to your destination!

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    Anonymous, Wed, 30 Apr 2008 10:18:41 UTC.

    I don't get these things, kinda gross

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    klamm143, Sat, 17 May 2008 21:56:02 UTC.

    EXPENSIVE but good if you are hooked on COFFEE and CHOCOLATE...

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    Minncrim, Sun, 18 May 2008 16:14:04 UTC.

    Something special instead of a cup of coffee.

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    Anonymous, Sat, 14 Jun 2008 12:50:06 UTC.

    Good pick me up

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    aaa111, Sat, 14 Jun 2008 17:38:29 UTC.

    I love to snack on coffee beans. usually get dunkins

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    Anonymous, Mon, 16 Jun 2008 21:02:21 UTC.

    Not bad..

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    WAG923, Fri, 20 Jun 2008 15:54:54 UTC.

    I have not had this brand, but I love the Starbucks variety. They are great for boring staff meetings.

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    BallisticsGirl, Thu, 03 Jul 2008 02:18:31 UTC.

    I loooovvveee these! There's a little drive thru coffee shop in Boise, ID down from the mall that serves one on the lid of every cup you order thats how I got onto them. I really enjoy the marble ones where they're dipped in both white and milk chocolate, do great when you're working the night shift or pulling a double

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    Sung21Heart, Sun, 13 Jul 2008 03:06:55 UTC.

    This combines two of my favorite foods. Frankly it deserves a food group of it's own.

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    avick0311, Sun, 14 Sep 2008 22:16:34 UTC.

    Great for those long nights when you need a pick me up quick. They don't take long to kick in but, they don't taste all that great in my opinion.

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    kidabilene, Fri, 19 Sep 2008 03:38:27 UTC.

    I havent had this particular brand, but in general, chocolate covered espresso beans are a pretty nifty little snack. If you like bitter and crunchy with some chocolate these are for you.

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    nanaapril57, Wed, 22 Oct 2008 17:38:41 UTC.

    I have had a different brand from thecoffee store but they are a great little snack & help keep you awake without the jitters.Love the taste of the espresso crunch with the chocolate!

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    Anonymous, Thu, 30 Oct 2008 21:00:21 UTC.

    some pretty good stuff, I just don't like how they get caught in your teeth

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    buttercupbern, Tue, 25 Nov 2008 08:24:18 UTC.

    i ENJOY THIS VERY MUCH

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    Anonymous, Thu, 27 Nov 2008 07:38:56 UTC.

    I used to get these to take with me when I went on FTX (when I was an Infantryman in the 101st). Great for a late night pick-me-up.

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    thev8man, Mon, 19 Jan 2009 11:53:22 UTC.

    Can you say a WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKKKKKKKKKkEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!
    cause thats what you will be after 4 or 5.
    Great for those shifts that dont seem to end

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    Athompson, Thu, 12 Mar 2009 15:39:42 UTC.

    nothing like a portable espresso shot!

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    JIMROC, Sat, 11 Apr 2009 17:11:21 UTC.

    no thanks, got sick on them one time. ate too many.

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    sirenlights2634, Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:45:10 UTC.

    these will keep you awake.

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    sirengirl55, Tue, 26 Jul 2011 19:00:07 UTC.

    product can't fine.

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    lanier38345, Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:21:38 UTC.

    this is good.

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