Product Type: Nestle Chocolate
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Nestle After Eight
Member Name: helenc72
Nestle After Eight
Advantages: Taste nice, mint is quite strong, chocolate not too bitter, big box, only 35cal per choc
Disadvantages: Sickly if you eat too many!
As we have a packet of After Eights in the house at the moment I have been having a few over the last few days so I thought I would write a review of them!
After Eights are well known to most people, but for those who have not tried them, they are thin squares of dark chocolate with a mint filling. They come in a rectangular green box with the swirly After Eight writing a picture to show what each chocolate looks like. They try to market it as a more sophisticated chocolate to have in the evening, after your dinner or with a coffee. As they are so well known and not really expensive I don't think they are really considered that sophisticated but I have to admit I do find them a bit more luxurious than some of the other well known chocolates.
A standard box contains 300g which is quite a generous amount and a box can last ages as these are chocolates more suited to eating one or two at a time. I can't imagine eating a big handful in one go as they are quite rich. The chocolates comes in their own little paper pockets, individually wrapped.
The taste of the After Eight is really nice. I normally don't really like dark chocolate as it can be too bitter, but as the After Eight just has a thin chocolate coating it is not too strong and I enjoy it. I like mint in general as I find it a nice refreshing flavour and I think this mint chocolate is great especially after coffee. The chocolate has a nice crunch to it but the mint inside is quite soft and a bit chewy. The mint is not too weak and bland.
Each After Eight contains 35 calories, so they are not that bad if you do just stick to one or two. Full nutritional information is provided on the bottom of the box along with contact details for the manufacturer, which is Nestlé.
I think they are really nice and I would recommend them if you want some chocolates for a treat every now and again.
Summary: A nice minty chocolate