I have been a coffee drinker for years and at one point I found myself dependent on coffee to fully wake up in the morning. Then I found Criobru; a hot morning pick me up made from cacao beans. Criobru is similar to the consistency of coffee but has its own slightly chocolately flavor. The energy high is much longer lasting and has a much slower onset. I also don't find that I get the crash that comes a few hours after having a nice cup of java.
Criobru comes in a variety of flavors. I found Vega Real to be my favorite. A nice subtle strawberry flavor and left me feeling energized and ready for the challenges of the day. I wasn't so keen on the Pumpkin Spice. Make sure to give all the roasts a try.
It contains little to no caffeine and the buzz you get from it comes from a similar but non-addictive chemical called theobromine. Also high in antioxidants this is the perfect replacement for the caffeine addict! Although those hooked on the taste and texture of coffee may find this drink slightly thin.
This is a great new superfood drink that will keep you alert for ages and won't build addictive habits in the long term.
- Great tasting
- Long lasting energy boost
- No crash
- Non addictive
- Available in a variety of roast
- Contains Anti-oxidants and minerals
- May not be an acceptable replacement for the true coffee head
- Some may find the consistency a little thin.
Try mixing with some cold brew coffee for an extra kick.