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Solstice Chocolate, Inc. - 70% Kilombero Dark Chocolate (bar) - Aug. 4, 2022

Chocolate of the Day

Solstice Chocolate, Inc.
70% Kilombero Dark Chocolate (bar)
Good + - Good ++
Weight: 1.15 oz. (32.5 g.) / 2.3 oz. (65 g.) in total bar
Calories: 160 calories in 1/2 bar
Cost: $11.00 (estimate) for 1 bar
Purchased from: Zombierunner (coffee), Palo Alto, CA

Welcome to Day #4 of Chocolate and Tanzania Theme Week.

Today's 70% Kilombero (Tanzania) Dark Chocolate (bar) was handcrafted from bean to bar by Solstice Chocolate, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT). 

Subtle aroma notes for this bar included: faint, light fermentation/fermented (fruit, salts, very faint green vegetable) and gentle dark chocolate (true chocolate, very faint brownie).

This dark chocolate had smooth texture and smooth, balanced flavor: dark chocolate with bright, balanced fruit (sweet tart cherry and lemon), and sweet (sugar/honey-floral) notes.

Maker's tasting notes: "Wine, lemon, tart cherries, honeysuckle"

Ingredients: Cacao bean, Organic cane sugar, cocoa butter

Allergen-related information: "Produced in a tree nut, peanut, gluten, dairy and soybean free facility."
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