RedStarOcumare55

Red Star – Ocumare 55%

Boldly introducing what other chocolate manufacturers seem to have shied away from, Red Star provides a truly elite-bean milk chocolate, and at gratifyingly high percentage. This is likely to mean extreme expectations, so the p...
by Alex Rast
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Elizabeth Shaw crunchy selection

Elizabeth Shaw – all crunched up

Mint may be in the air, but not in the ingredients list, in an off-beat review of a British lower-mid market 'classic'. Warning: low percentage chocolate will be discussed!
by Martin Christy
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Menakao – Dark Chocolate 72%

Madagascar keeps on throwing up local chocolate manufacturers…with a reputation for inconsistency. Here we go with another one whose long-term results will have to be tested in time but who show that the Madagascans are d...
by Alex Rast
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Pacari Piura 70%

A possible first for a growing country chocolate maker, Pacari release their first bar made with cacao from outside their home country of Ecuador. Piura is fast becoming famous as an origin for its white-beaned local cacao in t...
by George Gensler
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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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