Thursday, October 24, 2019

Chequessett Chocolate - Blueberry Ginger Origin Dominican Republic 72% Dark bar - Oct. 24, 2019

Chocolate of the Day: 

Chequessett Chocolate
(Cape Cod Craft Chocolate)
Blueberry Ginger Origin Dominican Republic 72% Dark bar
Good + - Good ++
Weight: approx. 1.125 oz. (31.8 g.) / approx. 2.25 oz. (63.6 g.) in total bar
Calories: 169 calories (estimate) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $11.00 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Chocolate Covered, San Francisco, CA

Welcome to Day #5 of Chocolate and Blueberry Theme Week.

Today's Blueberry Ginger Origin Dominican Republic 72% Dark (bar) was from Chequessett Chocolate: Cape Cod Craft Chocolate (North Truro, MA).

As their name and tagline suggest, Chequessett Chocolate makes small batch craft chocolate on Cape Cod. The company was co-founded by Katherine Reed, Josiah Mayo and Kristen Reed and has focused on fine flavored cacao from different origins and high-quality flavor inclusions.

Today's bar, with slivers of golden, candied ginger and small dried, wild Maine blueberries was made with direct trade cacao.

The chocolate had a relatively creamy smooth texture and melt and the ginger was a pleasing match to the chocolate and the diminutive, authentic-tasting wild blueberries.



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