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.
Aroma: Earthy & somewhat sweet cocoa.
Melt & Snap: okay melt & good snap.
Flavor: 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.
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