Saturday, 5 November 2011

November 5th: '7Days of Chocolate Reviews' - Edition 93 - Oreo Chocolate Bar Chestnut

SITE UPDATE

Hi All,

As you will see further below its been a great week for getting some old JCM friends back featured on the site. The Wispa Gold returned, Heavenly Cakes caused mass cake-envy all round and finally J-List today got their seasonal stock of chocolate back up on their site.

Cadbury Wispa Gold - See HERE
Heavenly Cakes Fruit & Nut Bar - See HERE

Indeed it was an exciting week with Halloween and now this weekend we have Guy Fawkes night ... be safe with those fireworks you lot :D ).

I'm currently in conversation with Hotel Chocolat in regards to the Christmas range samples they will be sending over for review this year. If there is anything in particular you wish to see done, or anything not Hotel Chocolat you want to see reviewed then please drop me a note on the Request Page or in this post today.

Remember to also visit the news page this weekend - I'm trying to get in to the habit of updating it Friday afternoon so you all have the chance to contribute your own stories you find so please have a wander over and get versed with the latest chocolate goings on this week.

Thanks for the contributions you guys continue to make to the site - the ChocolateMission bandwagon rolls on for yet another week :D

JIM


SNACK OF THE WEEK ..... a new part of '7Days of Chocolate Reviews' which will feature any manner of snacking product I have been products munching on in the week


Oreo Chocolate Bar Chestnut
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It was my intention to bring you some kind of Guy Fawkes/Bonfire night themed post today but the snack I had in mind turned out to be a little dreadful and not one I wanted to promote as Snack of the Week. Luckily my pals at J-List sent over some of their latest chocolatey snacks and sweets. For the third time this week we have yet another return for an old Chocolate Mission friend.

With so many bits and pieces in the package received I didn't have a clue where to start with it all, but I eventually chose this chestnut flavours Oreo Chocolate Bar. My longer term readers may remember me reviewing a number of different flavours from this range before - Original/Strawberry (See HERE), Green Tea (See HERE), Dark (See HERE) and Coffee Caramel (See HERE). This Chestnut flavoured variety provided much the same experience as many of those did and combined a milky sweet chocolate offering with small bits of lovely, crunchy Oreo biscuit dispersed throughout. The enhancing chestnut element was disappointingly incorporated as a flavouring rather than in nut pieces, however with that said the creamy, buttery yet savoury nuttyness it brought to the party stretched the basic flavour depth of the chocolate and came across as a welcome praline type influence. This bar wasn't the best of the Oreo Chocolate Bar range I have tried, but it proved itself to be a very welcome addition to a mid-afternoon coffee and was in a handy shape for dunking action :D Oreo fans will no doubt enjoy this bar.

7.6 out of 10


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