Tag Archives: Purist

Hotel Chocolat Rabot Estate 66% Review

[updated with corrected information] The Rabot Estate that Hotel Chocolate runs is a chocolate success story.  Taking trees of varying strains and creating a new one, Hotel Chocolat have really tried hard to not only create excellence in mass market ...

Hotel Chocolat Purist Sambirano Valley 66% Review

Hotel Chocolat walked away with a number of awards from the Academy of Chocolate and despite staff being clueless about the actual awarded bars, it demonstrates, I feel, the fact that they are doing a lot of things right in ...

Hotel Chocolat Chocolate Covered Cocoa Nibs ‘Super Boosters’

I first tried these at a Hotel Chocolat event.  They were small – one might say innocuous. I took a couple, then a few more, then a small pile.  Chocolaty, crunchy, yummy, not too sweet...  these were lovely and strangely ...

Hotel Chocolat Purist 50% ‘Dash of Milk’ Gianduja

This is a set of 5 hazelnut gianduja squares with a ‘dash of milk’ added to the 50% chocolate from St Lucia. Each square is set within a separate square of plastic to make sure each square stays perfect. These ...

Hotel Chocolat Chuao 70% Purist Chocolate Bar

This is another Chuao chocolate bar, this time from the folks at Hotel Chocolat. They have created this bar as part of their Purist range of artisan chocolate bars. Hotel Chocolat say that they have managed to get ahold of ...

Hotel Chocolat 100% Purist Chocolate Bar

Holy cow. I think my mouth became the Sahara desert and my taste buds rebelled. They are currently still on prolonged strike. I think the beans may have been slightly over roasted but the whole chocolate hit with nothing else to ...

Hotel Chocolat 120h Conch Purist 65% Chocolate Bar

This bar, despite being from St Lucia as the other bar was, is completely different. From the first bite you can taste that this is a smoother chocolate that almost tastes more like milk chocolate. The graininess of ...

Hotel Chocolat Purist 96h Conch 65% Chocolate Bar

This is one of two chocolate bars from the new Purist range from Hotel Chocolat which features the conching time of the chocolate. This has been done in part to encourage people to savour the chocolate and also teach ...

Hotel Chocolat Alto El Sol 65% Peruvian Purist Chocolate Bar

Boasting red berries, raisins, vanilla and coconut, this chocolate bar had a lot to live up to. After the two 50% bars with their additives failed to shine through their chocolatiness (but yum loved those earl grey tea and ...

Purist 50% dash of milk 35g Chocolate Bar With Earl Grey Tea

This is another in the Purist range of chocolate bars. The bars, I’ve decided, are made to be chewed as opposed to melted in the mouth. Honest. I’ve been looking forward to reviewing this bar for some time. ...

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