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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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Chocolate Week, Day 1

Those who are familiar with SeventyPercent will know me – reviewer, commenter, fanatic on all things chocolate. No surprise, therefore, that Chocolate Week UK would be a must-attend. But, being in Manchester, I had to con...
by Alex Rast
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Dandelion – Madagascar

One of several offerings from another new micro-manufacturer in San Francisco. Dandelion appear to be making more of an effort than most, in terms of both conceptual design and careful experimentation before releasing any new c...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus – Chuao

After a lengthy sabbatical thanks to Amedei’s exclusive agreement, Pralus returns with a Chuao bar. The previous effort had been interesting and worthwhile; if anything Pralus has done better than the earlier version. Chu...
by Alex Rast
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Red Star Chocolate – Star of Panama

Red Star broadens their offerings with chocolate made from liquor, such as this bar. Obviously, some process control and ultimate style is going to be lost, but the merits of a wider selection both in origin and flavour are wor...
by Alex Rast
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Domori – Guasare

Perhaps one of the most eagerly-awaited chocolates ever, Domori’s long-rumoured (seemingly forever!) Guasare finally arrives. Ever since Maricel Presilla’s original New Taste of Chocolate mentioned it, this bean has...
by Alex Rast
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Latest reviews

  1. The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70% Alex Rast, 15 Jun 2013
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