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Pralus – Cuyagua

One of Pralus’ more interesting bars, a source not often seen, and which in this case seems to play to Pralus’ strengths reasonably well. Pralus’ own blurb on the box strangely rather diminishes it by too much...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus - Cuyagua

Pralus – Cuyagua

In the third of their “prestigious vintages” series, Pralus ventures into a bean/origin not so heavily promoted as Porcelana or Chuao: Cuyagua. Indeed, only one other specific instance of this origin has appeared in...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus – Porcelana

It’s best thought of as a data point – something to try once and even to enjoy, but perhaps not to revisit, at least not too frequently While the box suggests a light colour, the bar is in fact if anything on the da...
by Alex Rast
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Pralus - Porcelana

Pralus – Porcelana

Pralus jumps onto the Porcelana bandwagon with another offering in what is becoming a crowded field. In many respects, it’s difficult to imagine what Pralus can bring to this party, given that Porcelana’s mild, retr...
by Alex Rast
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Domori – Guasare

With a bean now approaching the near-mythical, we finally have solid fact in the form of Domori’s Guasare, and pleasantly, just as they did with the Porcelana, Domori comes up with a winner. Not a bar that will amaze with...
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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