Amano Artisan Chocolate is an American bean-to-bar chocolate maker, based in Utah. Run by Art Pollard in Clark Goble, Amano was the first American company to receive an Academy of Chocolate Gold award for their chocolate.
Listed below are Chocablog posts featuring Amano chocolate.
Amano Dos Rios
Amano Dos Rios (Two Rivers) is a 70% dark chocolate made with beans sourced from the Dominican Republic.
Amano Chuao and Truffles
Starting off my journey were the berries, with some saltiness sparking up the halfway point. It’s deep like a black ocean...
The cacao origin here is Venezuela, specifically from the out-of-the-way Cuyagua Valley. The rich colored squares have a marshmallow aroma reminiscent of the Montanya bar, accented with a peppery feel.
Amazing hand made truffles from bean-to-bar chocolate maker Amano.
To finish with Amano’s new bars, we have this 70% from Venezuela. The name of this one, Montanya, is interesting. This is mountain in Spanish, but they’re traded out the tilde for a “y,” presumably to make sure it’s pronounced …
Amano Jembrana Milk & Ocumare Milk
Amano has, to my great delight, sent me their two new single-origin milk chocolate bars and dark chocolate bar (which I’ll get to in another review).
That Amano would choose to make milk chocolate isn’t surprising, giving their approachable sophistication, but …
Video: Art Pollard & Amano
Browsing through YouTube this morning, I happened across this wonderful little video of Art Pollard from Amano. It’s quite old, but it’s a nice look behind the scenes at Art’s chocolate factory.
We’ll be reviewing some new Amano stuff soon, so …
Back in January, Dom reviewed Amano’s Madagascar and Ocumare bars. They’ve just introduced this limited edition bar from southwestern Bali, so they sent me a couple to sample. Under the shiny sleek box and gold wrapper, the chocolate is a …