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The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70%

At long last, the raw chocolate field isn’t limited to Pacari when fine chocolate is the goal, and better still, the origin is sufficiently different to make this a genuinely different rather than a competing product. Del...
by Alex Rast
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The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70%

The Chocolate Tree ventures boldly into territory formerly almost the exclusive domain of Pacari with a raw chocolate that one has reason to believe may be classified as “fine”. It’s even more refreshing to se...
by Alex Rast
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The Chocolate Tree – Ecuador 82%

An exceptionally polished entry from an exceptionally new manufacturer, here is a bar that bodes well for The Chocolate Tree, if in their early days they’re getting results like this. With the hallmarks of classic Ecuador...
by Alex Rast
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The Chocolate Tree – Ecuador 82%

Scotland joins the club of bean-to-bar countries with this (and other) chocolates from interesting micro-producer The Chocolate Tree in Edinburgh. This is a new experiment for a company previously involved in confectionery and ...
by Alex Rast
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Friis-Holm – Chuno Double Turned

In spite of the description on the package, here with the Double Turned we get a chocolate perhaps closer to “chocolatey” in flavour profile than the Triple Turned. Nevertheless it may be the “less-accessible&...
by Alex Rast
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Friis-Holm – Chuno Double Turned

The other half of the Chuno pair from Friis-Holm, which plays the very interesting game of asking by way of practical experimentation what differences in fermentation might do. Like the Triple Turned, this explores an entirely ...
by Alex Rast
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Latest reviews

  1. The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70% Alex Rast, 15 Jun 2013
  2. The Chocolate Tree – Ecuador 82% Alex Rast, 14 Dec 2012
  3. Friis-Holm – Chuno Double Turned Alex Rast, 3 Dec 2012
  4. Friis-Holm – Chuno Triple Turned Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012
  5. Chapon – Chuao Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012

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