Thursday, October 26, 2017

Nibble Chocolate - Brazil 72% bar - Oct. 26, 2017

Chocolate of the Day: 

Nibble Chocolate
Brazil 72% Cocoa Organic Dark bar
Good - Good +
Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g.) / 2 oz. (56.7 g.) in total bar
Calories: 142 calories (per label) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $7.00 (estimate) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Cafe Mingei, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

Bem vinda (welcome) to Day #5 of South American Theme Weeks. Today we sampled another chocolate bar made from Brazilian-grown cacao.

The Brazil 72% Cocoa Organic Dark bar from Nibble Chocolate (San Diego, CA) had two ingredients: organic (Trinitario) cocoa beans and organic cane sugar.

The company founders are on a mission to provide quality bean-to-bar chocolate with few ingredients. They offer Brazil, Peru, Dominican Republic and other single origin bars with different percentages of cacao—an opportunity for educational side-by-side tastings.

This organic Brazil dark bar had uniform, bold, relatively acidic, sweet and sour (grapefruit, pineapple) flavor notes.

Nibble bars were obtained on a recent trip to San Diego's Balboa Park, filled with California architecture, museums and statues from the early 1900s.

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