Taste The Gold Standard with Fort Knox

Taste The Gold Standard with Fort Knox

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Experience chocolate like you never had before with our tasting tips.


Cleanse your palate and prepare to enjoy every bite like a master chocolatier. 

Experience for yourself why we are the gold standard in chocolate with our guide to tasting like a master chocolatier. To enjoy chocolate like a pro, slow down and savor every bite. Use all your senses to get the full effect. Enhance your sweet escape with these steps. 


Slow Down & Savor

To enjoy chocolate like a pro, slow down and savor every bite. Use all your senses to get the full effect.


Smell: breathe in aroma. Can you smell citrus, berries, nuts, or something else? A large proportion of the flavor in chocolate comes from its smell!


Taste: Place your bite on your tongue, let it melt. Tasting chocolate is completely subjective; there’s no right or wrong.Take a moment to notice any initial flavors. High-quality cocoa beans allow for complex flavors that can be floral, earthy, even savory! Chew your piece slightly to try and dive deeper into the flavors. Ask yourself if you notice any additional undertones? Are there fruity notes like blackberries or coconut? Do you notice spicy notes like cinnamon or black pepper? 


Texture: Notice your pieces’ mouthfeel.  As your chocolate melts, note how it feels. Is it smooth, powdery, or waxy? Try to slow down to experience the aftertaste for as long as possible in order to get the full chocolate effect. 

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