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Despite its alcoholic-sounding name, Japanese company Bourbon actually specializes in chocolate. Still, its latest product seems like the kind of so-crazy-it’s-brilliant idea that could only be born out of a flash of heavily inebriated inspiration: sliced chocolate.

Each pack contains five two-millimeter (0.08-inch) thick slices of what Japan calls “nama chocolate,” a rich, creamy confection that’s not as sweet as fudge, but more intense in flavor than ordinary milk chocolate. The unique shape allows Bourbon’s inventive new treat to be used in a variety of ways, including crepes, accents on crackers, and chocolate rolls. However, there's no limit to what you can create with sliced chocolate!

But while this chocolate is of course great for when you’re entertaining company, we know what you’re all thinking: Can I slap a slice on a piece of bread for an instantaneous dessert sandwich? Yes. Yes you can.

In addition to being sold in super markets, sliced nama chocolate is available through Bourbon’s online shop here.

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