Flavour Profile: Whiskey & Chocolate


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!

The Connaught Bar, Mayfair, London
The Connaught Bar, Mayfair, London

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 🙂


Just 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

Sláinte, friends!


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