Otona no Amasa Black KitKat by Nestle Japan

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Otona no Amasa Black KitKat is anoth­er KitKat with a ‘rich and genu­ine’ fla­vour made spe­cific­ally for the adult palate.

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A high­er cocoa con­tent is used for the chocol­ate enrob­ing these dark brown — almost black — bars.

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A bite of this Otona no Amasa Black KitKat reveals a dark chocol­ate on the out­side that’s barely sweetened, but still melts in your mouth. It’s prob­ably some­where around the 70% cocoa con­tent mark (you lose any trace of that enjoy­able melt-in-your mouth qual­ity by 86%, I’ve recently dis­covered; it tastes like card­board). The dark­ness gives a more bit­ter ini­tial fla­vour, but this sweetens quickly as you reach the milk chocol­ate cream sand­wich­ing the two wafers. It’s an immensely enjoy­able KitKat that leaves a clean mouth­feel of dark chocol­ate with a subtle sweet­ness, a step up from the more cloy­ing qual­it­ies of milk chocolate.

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And of course, made all the more enjoy­able by hav­ing a some­what com­plex paper craft mod­el to assemble.

The box of Otona no Amasa Black KitKat con­tained 10 mini bars and a paper craft mod­el for the D51498 steam loco­mot­ive. It was man­u­factured in Japan and pur­chased in Tokyo, Japan in 2014.