Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Armstrong Chocolate Company - Dominican Republic 70% (bar) - Oct. 21, 2020

Chocolate of the Day

Armstrong Chocolate Company
Dominican Republic 70% (bar)
Good ++
Weight: 1.05 oz. (28 g.) / 2.1 oz. (56 g.) in total bar
Calories: 155 calories (estimate) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $10.00 (estimate) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Chocolate Covered, San Francisco, CA 

Welcome to Day #3 of Chocolate, Dominican Republic and Haiti Theme Week.

Today's Dominican Republic 70% (bar) was from Armstrong Chocolate Company (Chico, CA). 

Armstrong founder and chief chocolate maker, Matthew Armstrong, made this bar with cacao beans from Oko Caribe* (a fermentery founded by two cacao professionals, Gualberto Torrejon and Adriano Rodriguez in 2006, in the Dominican Republic). 

The bar had a dark chocolate with light spice and concentrated fruit aroma, smooth melt and texture, true chocolate flavor with bright fruit (cherry, raspberry), one very fleeting light earth note, and a subtle, balanced bittersweet finish.

Ingredients: organic cacao, organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter

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