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MDA
05-05-2009, 13:45:54
Way better than expected! :beer:

I have chocolate and coffee, so that could be the caffeine talking

Asher
05-05-2009, 13:52:31
I've recently discovered how fucking awesome dark chocolate is with Scotch. I normally hate dark chocolate.

mr_B
05-05-2009, 13:53:02
hello caffeine

Japher
05-05-2009, 14:08:45
Asher has sex with chocolate!

MoSe
05-05-2009, 15:27:58
Originally posted by Asher
I normally hate dark chocolate.

don't tell Turd

JM^3
05-05-2009, 15:28:26
I am addicted to dark chocolate.

JM

Oerdin
05-05-2009, 15:29:33
There are better chocolates then Ghirardelli but Ghirardelli does deliver some pretty good chocolate for just a little more then the mass market crap like Hershey's.

Drekkus
05-05-2009, 19:24:48
A good espresso, dark chocolate and Macallan 15 years old make me very happy

JM^3
05-05-2009, 19:50:48
I am eating some of this right now.

Well, actually Twilight Delight

JM

The Mad Monk
05-05-2009, 19:50:53
Asher, what's your favorite scotch for chocolate?

JM^3
05-05-2009, 19:51:10
I also go to Leonadis shop 1-2 days a week

JM

The Mad Monk
05-05-2009, 19:51:36
Ghirardelli also makes an awesome hot cocoa.

Asher
05-05-2009, 20:02:23
Originally posted by The Mad Monk
Asher, what's your favorite scotch for chocolate?
I find the stronger Islays don't go very well, too peaty.

I've been partial to the 15 yo Dalwhinnie with it.

Drekkus
05-05-2009, 20:19:48
I'm enjoying a Dalwhinnie 1985 - Distillers Edition - 15 year old right now

JM^3
05-05-2009, 20:30:59
2009-1985 = 15?

JM

The Mad Monk
05-05-2009, 21:05:48
With whisk(e)y, only aging in the barrel is considered. It stops changing once it is bottled.

Dalwhinie 15 year, of whatever date, is great.

JM^3
05-05-2009, 21:18:55
own goal

JM

chegitz guevara
05-05-2009, 21:35:03
I can't even touch milk chocolate anymore. The stuff is sickeningly sweet. Dark chocolate is sooo wonderful, though more than 70% and it begins to taste like coffee grounds to me.

Scabrous Birdseed
05-05-2009, 21:40:16
Spend all that money on high-quality Whisky, yet not willing to fork out for decent chocolate eh? Ghillardelli, if it's anything like its mother comany Lindt's other products, is shit.

A decent Amedei, Michel Cluizel, La Molina, Valrhona, Domori or Callebaut, on the other hand... Domori has this one criollo with a real subtle tobacco flavour that should work well with scotch.

The Mad Monk
05-05-2009, 21:45:18
Originally posted by JM^3
own goal

JM

Offsides, you own goaling own goaler!

Felch
05-05-2009, 21:52:43
I've been the the Ghillardelli factory in SF. It's obviously mass market, but nicer than Hershey. :b:

Of course, everything tastes best with a fine :smoke:

chegitz guevara
05-05-2009, 22:02:22
Not really a big fan of Ghiardelli. Godiva has a dark chocolate truffle I love, though.

Oerdin
05-05-2009, 23:34:48
Godiva is more of a high end chocolate compared to Ghirardelli top of the middle if you know what I mean.

Asher
06-05-2009, 00:03:03
Originally posted by Scabrous Birdseed
Spend all that money on high-quality Whisky, yet not willing to fork out for decent chocolate eh? Ghillardelli, if it's anything like its mother comany Lindt's other products, is shit.

I never tire of how you instantly become a pretentious snob at the drop of the hat.

If you'll read this thread again, none of the whisky-side of this thread mentioned any chocolate brands.

The chocolate I eat with my whisky is Bernard Callebaut. Do some research on that brand, and you'll probably not be surprised.

Edit: http://www.bernardcallebaut.com/users/folder.asp?FolderID=5083

MDA
06-05-2009, 02:47:15
Originally posted by The Mad Monk
Ghirardelli also makes an awesome hot cocoa.

I can agree with that.

Oerdin
06-05-2009, 03:06:59
I still have a Ghirardelli hot coco mix from 1999 which an ex girlfriend gave me. I guess I'm not a coco fan.

The Mad Monk
06-05-2009, 03:13:49
Cocoa is one of those things that don't improve with age.

Sirius Black
06-05-2009, 03:39:20
Originally posted by Oerdin
Godiva is more of a high end chocolate compared to Ghirardelli top of the middle if you know what I mean.

Where you aspire to end up in life?

MoSe
06-05-2009, 07:17:22
Originally posted by The Mad Monk
With whisk(e)y, only aging in the barrel is considered. It stops changing once it is bottled.

considering I have a barrel-like belly, will it keep on aging, once I gulped it?

The Mad Monk
06-05-2009, 07:46:00
Now observe, Jon Miller, as I correctly execute the


OWN GOAL!

MoSe
06-05-2009, 08:23:03
NAHN, just a lame joke
:p

Scabrous Birdseed
06-05-2009, 09:05:08
Originally posted by Asher
The chocolate I eat with my whisky is Bernard Callebaut. Do some research on that brand, and you'll probably not be surprised.

Edit: http://www.bernardcallebaut.com/users/folder.asp?FolderID=5083

Hi, fellow pretentious snob. :)

Is he related to the other Callebauts?

Drekkus
06-05-2009, 09:43:19
Wasn't Ghirardelli some kind of ski dude?

MoSe
06-05-2009, 10:37:19
Marc Girardelli
one of all time greatests

remote italian origin
austrian born
became Luxembourg citizen to do what he wanted wihtout obeying to the austrian ski team
won lotsa races in all disciplines, several wolrd cups, and several medals in olympics and world championships

didn't know he began making chocolate after retiring

Asher
06-05-2009, 12:28:34
Originally posted by Scabrous Birdseed
Hi, fellow pretentious snob. :)

Is he related to the other Callebauts?
Yes, same family.