The contents of this beautiful package were cacao nibs from Belize. Cacao nibs are the dried cracked seeds of the Cacao tree. (Theobroma). Research has found evidence of its culinary use in Mayan and Aztec cultures dating back thousands of years.
Del's buddy, Roger, owns Lamanai Chocolate Company in Belize. Del visited him back in January of 2018 and was completely intrigued by the process and captivated by the beauty of the people and the place.
Del's mind never stops. So along with having a great time, making new friends, learning new things, listening to the howler monkeys and touring the rainforest, he was cooking up a plan. Hence we present to you Lamanai Cacao Pale Ale made with cacao nibs from the Lamanai Chocolate Company fresh from Belize.
From there to here! Thank you Roger and family for the generosity of your time and the inspiration for this delicious brew.