Tuesday, March 27, 2012

L'Amourette Chocolatier - Chocolat Noir Cayenne Chili bar - March 27, 2012

Chocolate of the Day: 

L'Amourette Chocolatier
Chocolat Noir Cayenne Chili
Good - Good +
Weight: .35 oz. (10 g.)/ 3.5 oz. (100 g.) total bar
Calories: 52 calories (estimate) in 1/10 bar
Cost: $4.95 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Draegers, in San Mateo, CA

Today was Day #2 of Chocolate and Spicy Pepper Theme Week.

This 72% cacao Chocolat Noir (dark chocolate) Cayenne Chili bar from L'Amourette Chocolatier (San Francisco, CA) had a very hard snap, a deep, dark color, and a smooth consistency. The chocolate base contained a blend of Rio Caribe and Carenero Superior beans from Venezuela.

The chili flavor was present, but not overwhelming. My only quibble with this gluten-free product: the bar had a nice chocolately flavor, with a "hint of black currant," but also had a faint chemical taste. 
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