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Slitti – Lattenero 70% – review – Hans-Peter Rot

Slitti apparently has no problem at making his bars look immaculate. This one is as smooth and glossy as a bar can get, devoid of any manufacturer defect imaginable. The color, though, is forbiddingly dark and evocative of blac...
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Slitti – Lattenero 51% – review – Hans-Peter Rot

Milk presents some moderate problems for appearance, defying the usually lustrous sheen so common of Slitti’s dark bars, but if this can be overlooked, one will find that everything else looks immaculate as always, right...
by Hans-Peter Rot
 

 

 
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Domori – Madagascar – review – Hans-Peter Rot

This is a beautiful slab of chocolate for Domori, displaying fewer irregularities their low impact philosophy tends to impart. For Madagascar, the color is typical: light and orange in shade, similar to rust. After a few minute...
by Hans-Peter Rot
 

 
 
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Dagoba – Sambirano – review – Hans-Peter Rot

Sambirano looks better than most Dagoba wares, flaunting an unflawed and even surface with a color that for a 65% Madagascan seems remarkably dark, even for Dagoba. A lack of sheen for sure contributes to the brooding nature of...
by Hans-Peter Rot
 

 

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Amano – Cuyagua – review – Hans-Peter Rot

Cuyagua looks great in the visuals, bearing good sheen; a light auburn-red color; and lots of air bubbles as the only true “flaw.” An Amano logo on each section furthers a sense of refinement and identity to a cacao...
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Domori – Sambirano 100% – review – Hans-Peter Rot

With no sugar to dilute the color, the purple bar appears almost as dark as night, while the surface looks typical for Domori: mottled and roughly done, but highly shiny as well, a contrasting theme courtesy of “low impac...
by Hans-Peter Rot
 

 




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