Chocolate of the Day
Vietnam Ben Tre 70% (bar)
Good + - Good ++
Weight: 1 oz. (28.3 g.) / 2 oz. (57 g.) in 1 bar
Calories: 155 calories (estimate) in 1/2 bar
Cost: $10.00 (estimate) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Seahorse Chocolate, online order
Welcome to Day #3 of Chocolate and Vietnam Theme Week.
Today's Vietnam Ben Tre 70% (bar) was from Seahorse Chocolate (Bend, OR). The company developed their roasting expertise with specialty coffee. They drum roast small batches of cacao and offer a line of bean-to-bar chocolates.
Aroma notes for this chocolate included: sweet, fresh green, green sugars, sweet berry pie, dark chocolate, and very faint vanilla tobacco.
Rich, smooth chocolate flavors included dark chocolate (ganache, torte), brown sugars, very faint molasses, tart-sweet berry jam and very faint fresh berry yogurt.
Maker's tasting notes: Blueberry, graham cracker
Ingredients: Cocoa beans and organic sugar.
Allergen-related information: (Vegan, Gluten-Free)