Bar: Los Rios 77%
Maker: Caoni (Quito, Ecuador)
Price: $3/50g (Quito Tourist Information Center)
Overall Rating: 4.5/10
Munch Factor: 3/10
Ingredients: Cacao Mass, Cocoa Butter, Sugar, Soy Lecithin
Appearance: 24-block pre-broken mold; unremarkable dark brown color.
Smell: Earthy & somewhat sweet cocoa.
The Melt & Snap: okay melt & good snap.
Taste: Sweet cocoa with a distinct earthiness, and later some bitterness. A bit grainy texture-wise.
Complaints & Complements: After trying their line of milk chocolate bars I was not a huge fan of this maker, and although I am still not, this bar was better than expected. Fairly one-dimensional and unimpressive, but not bad.