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Amano – Chuao

Amano has long hinted in their package design at which company they aspire to, and now at last they coomplete the circle. Can anyone doubt that this chocolate is posited as a direct comparison to Amedei’s Chuao? Amano has...
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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Dandelion – Costa Rica

Not a common origin, and not from an established, well-known manufacturer, thus representing perhaps the ultimate in “experimental” chocolate. Here is a bar that presents very few indications about what to expect. O...
by Alex Rast
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Friis Holm – Nicaliso

The second in a series of ultra-exclusive chocolates (only 250 of each one, according to the Chocolate and Love order page for the bar) from tiny Danish producer Friis Holm. Even more rarefied, indeed, than the Chuno, this one ...
by Alex Rast
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Red Star Chocolate – Corazon del Ecuador 72%

The bar that must presumably be the “standard” in the Red Star lineup, with a fairly normal percentage and available generally – the more accessible version of the otherwise-identical-source 83%. This one shou...
by Alex Rast
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Marcolini – Oriente Cuba Terruño de Baracoa

In a daring move, Marcolini chooses to position a Cuban chocolate at the upper end of the elite chocolate range. Will it pay off? Previous attempts at a Cuban origin have on the whole seen mixed results, so this bar will need t...
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
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