Zotter are people that never manage to surprise me as they’re always coming up with something gimmicky but after seeing endless “Emergency chocolate bars” in the supermarkets I thought how original could this syringe of chocolate really be? What I didn’t expect was to be knocked backwards by the shear alcoholic content of the concoction.
You would have thought that after been reviewing chocolate for a good few years (in various forms) I would have realised that if anything looks a bit strange that I should read the ingredients thoroughly. I neglected to do so and then was shocked by how strong the whisky was. The ingredients do actually state that there’s 27% of the stuff in it – as well as the usual cocoa butter, cane sugar and a heap of cream.
If you can block out the whisky for a moment then you’ll find that it actually tastes a great deal like the centre of boozy truffles. The problem is, that it’s incredibly difficult to do that, the whisky is just incredibly strong and bitter.
I know Christmas is all about giving novelty stocking fillers and the such like, and if that’s what you’re looking for then you can’t go far wrong with these as its less than a couple of quid, (and so much better than the Bite The Bullet that I reviewed last week.