Bar: Piura (40%)
Maker: Maraná Chocolate (Lima, Peru)
Price: $6.50/70g (La Esquina Verde)
Overall Rating: 1.5/10
Munch Factor: 4/10
Ingredients: Sugar, Cocoa Mass, Cocoa Butter, Whole Milk, Skim Milk, Almonds and Soy Lecithin.
Appearance: pretty light brown color with nice temper; pre-broken mold with the maker’s branded M in the center of each rectangle.
Smell: really sweet and nutty, with undertones of honey.
The Melt & Snap: nice melt & great snap.
Taste: slow to flavor, and then fatty sweetness with a pleasant cocoa aftertaste. Weird texture.
Complaints & Complements: not an impressive bar, but also not overly nutty as the smell would suggest.
Context: Sitting in my climate-controlled house in the US.