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Friis-Holm – Chuno Triple Turned

A very interesting new exploration of territory Friis-Holm first examined with the original Chuno, but with different source processing. Working closely with Xoco, the source company, this chocolate purports to exhibit a very b...
by Alex Rast
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Friis-Holm – Chuno Triple Turned

A bar that really ought to be considered as one half of a pair, the other being the Double Turned: same source, different processing. With these bars Friis-Holm is exploring a dimension of chocolate previously unrevealed: the e...
by Alex Rast
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Chapon – Chuao

The Chuao craze shows no sign of abating, with yet another interpretation gracing the market, this one from French producer Chapon. As it turns out the end result is strangely similar to those films with a spectacular trailer a...
by Alex Rast
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Red Star Chocolate – Ocumare 72%

One word for this bar: BOLD. For those who like an ultra-powerful, dominating chocolate, this is the one to get, with a power and strength that eclipses even Chuao. Indeed, the flavour profile isn’t too far off Chuao eith...
by Alex Rast
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Red Star Chocolate – Ocumare 72%

After a long hiatus, during which Red Star was apparently tinkering with their process, Duffy returns with a revised Ocumare dark. A well-known but highly-reputed origin is an obvious place to start after process changes, and t...
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Ritual Chocolate – Costa Rica

A splendid chocolate from a new manufacturer. Ritual has found a very unusual process point for this somewhat unusual origin, resulting in an aroma and flavour quite unlike any other chocolate. Exceptionally tart fruitiness is ...
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