Bar: Costa Rica 72%
Maker: Manoa (Oahu, Hawai’i, USA)
Price: $7.95/49g (Bright River Chocolate)
Overall Rating: 8/10
Munch Factor: 3/10
Ingredients: Cacao Nibs, Sugar, Cocoa Butter
Appearance: Pre-broken mold surrounding the Manoa logo, and unremarkable dark brown color.
Smell: Rich sweet fudge.
The Melt & Snap: beautiful melt & nice snap.
Taste: Dark grassiness and then pure cocoa with sweet overlay and complex undertones. Finish is long and tastes of slightly bitter chocolate.
Complaints & Complements: They have gotten new packaging since I bought this bar, but I hope the new stuff lives up to the utility of this packaging.