Whiskey and chocolate is the new wine and cheese. It’s true! A Mr. Greg Clark of executivestyle.com.au assures us that at the renowned London hotel The Connaught, you can secure yourself a dram of whiskey paired with chocolate for a mere £50!
Or, OR… you could pop in Bon Macaron and secure yourself a whiskey and chocolate pairing in the form of our latest macaron for… $1.50. Just saying :)
In case you are inspired to try some of your own tastings, though, here’s a handy guide we sourced from Brix Chocolate:
Extra Dark (70%) Pairs well with strong, spicy whiskies, generally aged in sherry casks Bruichladdich Octomore, Amrut, Nant Tasmanian Single Malt unpeated Whisky, Single Malt Whisky, cognac and armagnac
Medium Dark (60%) Pairs well with smoky, spicier whiskies, generally aged in sherry casks: Talisker Storm Scotch Whisky, Chiva Regal 12 year old, Yamazaki 12 year old single malt Japanese whisky, Bowmore Scotch Whisky, Drambuie 15 year old Scotch Whisky Liqueur
Smooth Dark (54%) Pairs with smooth, sweeter whiskies aged in bourbon casks: Glen Moray 12 year old, The Dubliner Irish Whiskey Liqueur, Poitin Irish Whiskey, Tasmanian Lark Single Malt
Milk Chocolate (46%) Pairs with whisky liqueurs and smooth, sweeter whiskies with caramel and/or vanilla tones, often aged in bourbon casks: Drambuie, Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky, Glen Grant 16 year old, Starwood, Glenlivet 12 year old Scotch