Denatured 'functional chocolate' the marketing cover for 2 exotic fruits & their superfood-level of vitamins & minerals.
Appearance 4.4 / 5
|Color:||dark dust brown w/ goldenrod inlay|
|Surface:||simple handsome mold; clean impression|
|Snap:||muffled; coarse edge|
Aroma 6.2 / 10
mausoleum: powdered lucuma (stale maple-flavored cotton candy) leads the death march -> dessiccated vines & bush -> dried & dull goldenberries (in their fresh form, one of nature's most redolent & resinous fragrances) -> cocoa cobwebs w/ barking spiders
Mouthfeel 12.1 / 15
|Texture:||dry then gummy|
|Melt:||swells & bubbles up thick & ever-long|
Flavor 40.8 / 50
everyday cocoa pwdr -> currant -> goldenberry's zing-zang tart (citric green grape skins) mollified in chocolate -> maple (lucuma's influence) -> closing cherry; nice apple pectin tones in the after-length
Quality 16.6 / 20
Dutched-chocolate really just a vehicle to showcase goldenberry as a force-multiplier - the genus for black, red, & white currant. A good play, such as it is.