Monday, May 29, 2023

Firetree Chocolate - Hispaniola Dominican Republic 72% Cocoa (bar) - May 28, 2023

Chocolate of the Day

Firetree Chocolate
Hispaniola Dominican Republic 72% Cocoa (bar)
Good ++
Weight: 1.145 oz. (32.5 g.) / 2.29 oz. (65 g.) in total bar
Calories: 180.5 calories in 1/2 bar
Cost: $9.00 for 1 bar
Purchased from: Bar and Cocoa, online, online order 

Welcome to Day #5 of Chocolate and Dominican Republic Theme Week.

Today's Hispaniola Dominican Republic 72% Cocoa (bar) was from Firetree Chocolate (Peterborough, United Kingdom).

Aroma notes included: smooth dark chocolate, roasted cocoa, diffuse fruit (red berry), and very faint floral spice.

This well-tempered chocolate had a smooth melt and texture with a barely there fruit astringency.

Flavor notes included: dark chocolate (roasted cocoa), diffuse fruit (red berry, dried nectarine and fig), spice, and faint sweet green (floral, light banana).

Maker's tasting notes: "...intense chocolate with brown fruit flavours, with spicy and red fruit notes, and a hint of green banana."

Ingredients: Cocoa mass, unrefined sugar, cocoa butter, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin.

Allergen-related information: This chocolate is made in a no nut factory. Dairy free. Halal. Kosher. Suitable for Vegans. 


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