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      02.08.2013 13:21
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      Stunning treat for any chocolate fan even if you aren't a fan of milk or milkshake.

      FRIJJ COMPANY
      Frijj Milkshakes were created by Dairy Crest in 1993, where they created two main milkshakes; chocolate and strawberry, later to create two other popular flavour milkshakes; banana in 1998 and chocolate fudge brownie in 2003, creating numerous limited edition milkshakes over the years too, they are mainly sold in the United Kingdom in most supermarkets and garages.

      WHY I BOUGHT CHOCOLATE FUDGE BROWNIE MILKSHAKE
      I've always been aware of Frijj Milkshakes but I am not a fan of milk or milkshakes so I would only buy them for the partner and brother. After reading a review from somebody who also disliked milkshakes but LOVED chocolate, just like me, who adored Frijj I decided it was worth giving them ago.

      PACKAGING
      Frijj has a distinctive milk bottle shaped, recyclable containter with the relevant coloured cow patches (dark and light brown) over the bottle with a big Frijj logo, thick and smooth on the front centre, containing 471Ml of milkshake, with a blue screw top plastic lid.
      The packaging contains lots of information including Recycling information, barcode, Ingredients, contact details, shake well, benefits, nutritional information and used by information.

      NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
      Energy 377kJ, Calories 89kcal, Fat 2.1g, of which saturates 1.3g, Carbohydrate 13.8g, of which sugars 12.8g, Protein 3.7g, Salt 0.2g, Calcium 130mg (16% NRV,) Vitamin B12 0.4µg (16% NRV)

      INGREDIENTS
      Whole Milk (46%), Skimmed Milk (44%), Sugar, Buttermilk Powder, Modified Maize Starch, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Natural Flavouring, Stabilisers (Carrageenan, Guar Gum)

      FREE FROM
      Free From Gluten, Free From Artificial Colours, Free From Artificial Flavours

      RECYCLE INFORMATION
      Recyclable Pack, Not Recyclable Sleeve

      Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegetablists.

      MY OPINION AND RECOMMENDATION
      I was pleasantly suprised and loved this product! Upon opening the screw top you are greeted with an indulging chocolately smell, it is thick and smooth in consistancy and tastes just like a fudge brownie, which I adored and enjoyed greatly, after getting used to the liquid texture of a brownie. I would highly recommend buying these especially whilst they are on offer for a chocolately treat, best to fill you up when you are hungry and not so much when you are thirsty. They are often on offer for around £1 but usually priced around £1.20, available in most places.

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        16.08.2012 08:19

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        A unique tasting, tasty tasting milkshake shake. Very nice.

        Whilst I do generally drink a fair amount of store-bought bottled milkshakes, they're not the greatest milkshakes in general (lmao, yet I drink them anyway... oh consumer capitalism, how you make me laugh) as they tend to me just completely smooth. Which may sound odd to say, as, it's milk - but I personally prefer like a, frothy milkshake. I'm not sure if you could bottle froth though haha, or could you?

        Froth or no froth, I discovered this milkshake flavour not too long ago and for me, it's saved the genre! I know 'bottled milkshake' isn't, a 'genre' strictly speaking, but come on, that word is close enough and metaphorically speaking, you get what I'm saying! plus it's comical, and stuff.

        The flavour of this milkshake makes the yearn for froth and ice-creamyness seem futile, it's just so deliciously sweet and vile! haha. By vile I mean nice of course, come on, you know the rules.

        I would definitely recommend this to anybody with a sweet too... tongue? but I wouldn't recommend it to somebody who doesn't like chocolate fudge brownie milkshake flavour. As that's what this is; it's a chocolate fudge brownie milkshake damn it, and it's yummy!

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        10.11.2011 11:51
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        Not like a real brownie but a good choc hit anyway.

        I love chocolate brownies and I love milkshakes so I was delighted to see that Frijj make a chocolate fudge brownie flavour milkshake. I hadn't tried a drink from this brand before, probably because I dismissed them as a child's brand. The bottle looks as though it is aimed at the teenage and child market with cartoon like pictures of chocolate splodges. [Despite Dooyoos picture, the ones I have bought most recently don't have a Simpsons picture on.] Well I am a little past my teenage years but I still like these milkshakes!


        AROMA
        As soon as I opened my first bottle I was hit by the most delicious smell. It reminded me of a chocolate cake dough, or a proper hot chocolate made with melted chocolate. The scent was much more intesely chocolatey than I expected it to be. In fact, it made me feel quite hungry!


        TASTE
        Considering how intense the smell of this was, I was actually disappointed in the taste. Yes, it does taste of chocolate, but I was expecting something more - a fudginess that would make this different from any other chocolate shake. As it is, I wouldn't really have been able to tell that this was a brownie shake if I hadn't read the label first. To be fair, it does taste very nice and it is sweet without being sickeningly so. I drink mine straight from the fridge and they are quite refreshing when ice cold. It is not so nice once the chill has gone off but it is still drinkable.


        TEXTURE
        I think this milkshake has a great texture - it is very thick, as well as silky smooth. If you find a thinner shake more refreshing you may not like this but it suits me. This makes it a pleasure to drink. It is also surprisingly filling. I can't finish a 500ml bottle in one go, so I tend to share it. This makes it very good value in my mind!


        WOULD I RECOMMEND THIS?
        Yes, if you are looking for a thick textured milkshake that has a good choclate flavour. If you want one that really tastes like a liquid brownie then you may be disappointed. In all this is a nice treat! I bought my first bottle for 69p which was a half price offer in The Co-Op. It does seem to be often available at a discount somewhere. At the moment, I believe it is available for £1 in Tesco. Otherwise expect to pay at least £1.20.


        OTHER INFORMATION
        These are suitable for vegetarians but obviously they aren't vegan because they contain milk.
        They are 2.1 % fat which translates as 2.1g per bottle - probably a lot less than a real brownie.
        The bottle can be recycled but the outer sleeve can't be so you would have to remove this before popping the bottle in your recycling bin!


        This review may also appear on Ciao.

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          25.10.2011 12:32
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          should be in your frijj!

          I am not a huge fan of milkshakes to be honest, but on a recent shopping trip I couldn't find any water in the Tesco (not that I really looked) and Frijj milkshakes were on offer at the very front of the store.

          === Price & Availability ===
          I brought mine for £1 on offer like I said and it usually retails at around £1.60-£2.00. It can be brought from most newsagents and super markets but prices do vary depending on the store.

          I would recommend checking the end of date though as I have almost brought one previously from a newsagents which was out of date - being a milk based product this is ridiculous and very bad for your health.

          === Packaging ===
          Frijj design their milkshakes bottles with a funky shape so they stand out more on the shelf. The bottle has a sort of 'buldge' in the middle of the bottle to make it easier to hold. The image above was their limited edition Simpsons packaging, but usually the bottle is white with blobs of brown and the corner is peeling up to show stacks of chocolate fudge brownie. Both sides of the bottle has all the information you need with quirky titles such as 'Get In Fella' and 'Nix-Nada-No'. It makes the bottle appeal more to younger people I think, but I know older people do buy it too. The bottle and cap can also be recycled, but you need to remove the sleeve with the writing first. It is also 500ml which is quite large for such a low price.

          For best results, shake the bottle well before opening and straight from the fridge - although I only drunk half of mine so turned the rest into a hot chocolate (put the milkshake into a mug and give it a minute).

          === The Milkshake Itself ===
          I love the way that on opening, you get a gorgeous chocolate-y smell. It made me even more keen to drink it! I am not really a fan of milkshakes like banana or strawberry - but I have a special place in my heart for chocolate ones now! The colour is also true to chocolate and you can tell there are no added colours.

          When it comes to milkshakes, they all come in different consistency's. I find that if they are too runny they just aren't the same and too watery for my liking. The same applies if it is too thick, I might as well of brought ice cream! Saying that, this milkshake is the perfect mix of thick and runny. It is creamy and thick enough so you know its a milkshake not squash, but runny enough for it to be smooth and not clumpy in your mouth.

          The milkshake really shows the quality and you can tell it has been made with a well thought out process and not just thrown together using artificial colours and flavours. It is one of those drinks that once you start, you simply can't stop drinking!

          I love that when you drink this, you can really taste the chocolate and fudge - not just one or the other. I also felt full after drinking this, a bit like I would after a meal. This is probably due to the glucose syrup included in the product. I didn't feel that it really quenched my thirst, but it was satisfying.

          === Ingredients & Nutrition ===
          The bottle claims that it has no artificial colours or flavours, also in the ingredients is mainly milk and cocoa powder (fat reduced). The ingredients list is quite small which I like and it does not include loads of E numbers and other confusing ingredients.

          Nutritional values are written on the bottle per 100g, so you will need to times it by 5 to get the true values in your bottle. When it comes to the fat content, there is 10.5g (6.5g sat) which looks really low when written per 100g, but added up it seems like loads! Although if you wanted to look into the calories and sugar, you will want to look away! 435 calories and 62g sugar. In reality this milkshake is not very good for you but it is a tasty treat every now and then.

          Other nutritional information (per 500g)
          Energy: 1840kj/435kcal
          Protein: 18g
          Carbohydrate: 67g
          (of which sugars) 62g
          Fat: 10.5g
          (of which saturates) 6.5g
          Fibre: 1g
          Sodium: Trace
          Calcium:630mg
          Vitamin B12: 1.95ug

          === My Verdict ===
          If you have not yet tried Chocolate Fudge Brownie, I would recommend trying at least one bottle even though it isn't good for you. You will not be disappointed. I have only had this once, but I am tempted to buy it again when I am strapped for cash and not feeling a snack (a drink always seems healthier even if it isn't).

          The only downside to the product is the high calorie, fat and sugar content but then again, it isn't made to be a healthy drink - its made to taste good!

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          11.09.2011 15:26
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          Excellent flavour Frijj

          On first look, you may think that these are the most sickly, indulgent gloopy drinks available - and you'd be just about right. Or at least, the Frijj range is just the right side of all of those attributes, and they profess to be low in fat as well!!

          It's all about the quantities and just how much you're willing to push yourself, I guess. Frijj is a brand name that has become synonymous with fresh and tasty lower fat gloop milkshakes, and I've long been a fan. The Chocolate Fudge Brownie flavour one is one of the more chocolatey flavoured ones, with the choc outweighing the fudge in terms of flavour. This works, though, and the strong smell that you initially get transforms into a lovely flavoursome drink that makes it hard to just sip.

          It's very thick and gloopy indeed, and makes you wonder over how much cream has been used and just how fatty the drink is. It's highly indulgent and the aftertaste is just as nice as the taste that hits your lips. However, the fat is relatively low, coming in at 2.1% of fat for the drink. The 500ml drink therefore carries with it 10g of fat, which is quite low. There's an equal proportion of whole milk to skimmed milk in the drink, which helps towards the creaminess, but the buttermilk powder and stabilisers no doubt help towards its consistency.

          The bottle is ergonomic and full of info itself. They colour each bottle depending on which flavour you have, and this one has a dark brown colour to indicate the chocolatey nature of it. They give you details about the contents as well, explaining that there is real milk, rich in calcium and vitamin B12, and that it's suitable for vegetarians, there are no artificial colours or flavours or gluten, and of course the recyclable bottle.

          I like it when companies try and combine all of these elements and do the 'right thing' as well as produce something with a great taste. The only thing that usually bothers me is the price, at well over £1 for a bottle. However, this isn't extortionate and there are ultimately a lot more extensive similar products that don't come as close to this in terms of quality. Also, Tesco are currently selling them for £1.20 and it's on buy one get one free, so that means they're effectively costing you 60p each - a real bargain.

          I love Frijj milkshakes, and the chocolate fudge brownie one is heavenly. I also love the Cookies & Cream flavour, although the strawberry one is a bit sweet and sickly. The choc and fudge brownie one though has the balance just right, so I highly recommend it.

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            03.09.2011 21:23
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            Pfft, it's only calories...

            I have always loved milkshakes, particularly thick ones, and it used to be the highlight of my week if we were taken to McDonalds when I was a child, and I got to have a McDonalds milkshake. I also remember that Frijj milkshakes were an occasional treat as they were expensive. Luckily though, they are often on some kind of special offer these days (best one was 99p each or 2 for £1 in Morrisons! Why not just BOGOF?), so I do like to treat myself. They are currently in Tesco at £1.20 each on a BOGOF offer (3/9/11)

            The one I have had most recently is the chocolate fudge brownie flavour. This is probably the one I have had the most often in recent times, as it's just so good! It comes in a white plastic bottle with a tight fitting plastic sleeve on it, displaying all the usual stuff. I like to read the packaging of Frijj shakes, as there's a lot of amusing bits on there. Like, the way they state "Suitable for vegetablists". My other half has referred to me as "one of those vegetablists" for many years, so this tickles me somewhat. One thing I dislike about the packaging, is that it doesn't show the brief nutritional breakdown that most other food/drink products do, telling us what approx % GDA it contains for calories, fat, etc. It doesn't even give % GDA in the nutritional info table. This information makes being 'treatwise' (as Cadbury's say) a bit easier and it's a bit of a shame it's missing.

            Although this milkshake is undoubtedly a treat item, it's not awfully high in fat at 2.1%, which equates to 10.5g (6.5g saturates) in a 500ml bottle (nutrition given on the packaging is for 100ml, so if you're analysing it remember the bottle contains 5x these values). It is calorific though, clocking in at 435 calories in a bottle. On the flip side, it does contain a lot of calcium and vitamin B12. Silver linings and all that.

            It is best served chilled, but I actually feel it tastes just as good when it's not icy cold. Anyway, I generally buy this to drink there and then, only occasionally bringing it home, so sometimes I am still drinking it when it's been out the fridge long enough to lose its chill. When you open this one, you get a blast of chocolately, caramely sweetness. It smells very yummy and I always look forward to the first sip after smelling it. It is thick and creamy in consistency and a pale creamy brown colour. I don't think it smells particularly like chocolate brownies, but I think it does taste like them. At least, it tastes how I imagine a liquid version of a brownie with added milk would taste. I find it very chocolately, but only a little fudgey. However, there is enough fudge in it to distinguish it from any other thick chocolate milkshake, and I find this one isn't too sickly and doesn't leave your mouth feeling sticky either, like many others.

            The biggest compliment of all, from me, is that I generally do not choose chocolate milkshakes, for the reasons I have just stated. I'm not a huge fan of the regular chocolate Frijj and in general milkshake terms my first choice is usually banana, but I can't resist this fudgey one. I would definitely recommend it unless you seriously prefer fruity to sugar sweet. As I say, I don't think this is overly sickly but I can understand why others might have this opinion, as the thickness combined with the taste does make it a bit like a pudding rather than a drink. It will keep for 3 days after opening so long as you keep it in the fridge. However, mine is usually gone within 3 hours, never mind 3 days....

            ** Important bits **

            --Nutrition (per 500ml bottle)--
            435 calories; 10.5g fat (6.5g saturates); carbs 67g (sugars 62g); fibre nil; salt trace; calcium 630mg (79% RDA); vitamin B12 1.95 microgram (195% RDA)

            --Other info--
            No artificial colours or flavours; gluten free; vegetarian friendly; contains milk (45% whole milk, 44% skimmed milk) amongst other ingredients.

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              30.03.2011 17:00
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              A milkshake that can be drank cold or warmed up!

              I often go through phases of wanting milkshakes but never buy it on a regular basis. I often just buy it as a treat for myself when the bottles of Frijj are on offer in the supermarkets. Frijj is my personal favourite brand of milkshake, and I have tried several including supermarkets' own brands.

              They do four flavours including strawberry, banana, chocolate and this chocolate fudge brownie one. They also have another flavour out at the moment for a short while, the limited edition cookies and cream.

              I never usually think twice about which flavour to buy and always opt for the banana one, my favourite. However, when I was picking one off the shelf in my local Morrisons, my friend who works there told me the chocolate fudge brownie one is the best, especially when warmed up. I had never thought about warming one up before and as soon as he said this, I had to try it! I am not a massive chocolate eater and so do not always go for chocolate flavour things when it comes to food etc, but as the milkshakes were only 50p at the time I thought I may as well try it, and get my usual banana flavoured one to drink cold too.

              It does state 'drink chilled' around the top of every one of the bottles except for the chocolate fudge brownie flavour so I would only advise warming that one up, and not any of the others!

              It states to shake well and enjoy, so I did. After shaking, I poured as much as i could into a mug and then put it in the microwave for two minutes. With the rest I drank cold while waiting for it to heat up. The milkshake was very thick and creamy, just how I like them and the main reason why I like Frijj's as opposed to others. Supermarkets own flavoured milk's are quite watery.

              I could not have drank the whole bottle straight away in one go as it would be too sickly for me because of the flavour, but when warmed up, I could! It didn't last me very long and tasted like a nice hot chocolate you would get in the expensive coffee shops. If you like this cold then I definitely recommend trying one warmed up as you may like it even more.

              These are no longer on offer at 50p in Morrisons but they are in Asda now as I got one last night :).
              This is for the standard 500ml bottle.

              Ingredients:
              Whole Milk (45%), Skimmed Milk (44%), Sugar, Buttermilk Powder, Modified Maize Starch, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Glucose Syrup, Vanilla Flavourings, Stabilisers (Carrageenan Guar Gum), Colour (Caramelised Sugar Syrup), Salt.

              Nutritional information
              Typical nutrition values per 100ml

              Energy
              367kJ/87kcal
              Protein
              3.6g
              Carbohydrate
              13.4g
              Of which sugars
              12.4g
              Fat
              2.1g
              Of which saturates
              1.3g
              Fibre
              Nil
              Sodium
              Trace
              Calcium
              126mg (16% RDA)
              Vitamin B12
              0.39ug (39% RDA)

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                24.01.2011 15:16
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                A very tasty difference to normal milkshake flavours

                Whilst in Asda i wandered past milkshakes and usually would not give them a second glance, same boring flavours (strawberry, chocolate and Banana) However the face of Simpson's character chief Wiggum got my attention. Chocolate fudge brownie flavour??

                Now I love brownie's and I instantly assumed it would just be same as chocolate maybe a bit richer but 50p on special so thought may as well try it. It is delicious and though it does not contain any actual brownie just flavourings the similarities are easily noticed. It is very thick and I can imagine some people will find this very sickly and hard to take all 500ml's of it at once.

                Something tasting this good has got to be bad for you surely? and you'd be right to think that. Firstly just looking at the side of the bottle at ingredients I noticed 45% Whole milk and Sugar were some of the highest quantity ingredients which in nutritional terms isn't great.

                Next I looked at the Nutritional information which is somewhat misleading. It states 2.1g of fat which for something like this appears not bad at all til you notice that is per 100ml and the bottle is 5 of those therefore its a massive 10.5g of fat in just one bottle of this drink.

                On top of taste it's not all bad news. One bottle does contain 39% of your recommended daily allowance of calcium and the manufacturers are also very keen to point out that it is not only a gluten free product but that there are no artificial colours or preservatives for those who care about those things.

                I however am a 22 year old male and probably rather naively choose taste over worrying about all the scientific stuff so for me and those like me this is a good nice tasting and refreshing twist on usual bland milkshakes, however for those watching your hips I would advise not having this Frijj in your Fridge

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                A fresh milkshake

                Frijj Brownie Milkshake - Not a diet milkshake as I thought

                Frijj milkshakes are a brand of low fat milkshakes that are available at all major supermarkets. They have many flavours including strawberry, banana, chocolate and chocolate fudge brownie. The chocolate fudge brownie is my favourite one and to be honest the only one that really has some flavour. The strawberry and banana ones are really weak flavoured and the fudge brownie has a lot more flavour.


                The milkshake is a fresh milkshake made from fresh milk (45% whole milk and 44% skimmed milk). Other ingredients include Sugar, Buttermilk Powder, Modified Maize Starch, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Glucose Syrup, Natural Flavourings, Stabilisers (Carrageenan, Guar Gum), Colour (Caramelised Sugar Syrup) and salt.


                Considering that the milkshake has been marketed as a low fat product I thought it would be ideal for those on a diet. But the nutrition information suggests otherwise as 100g gives 87 calories and 2.1g of fat. One bottle is 500g so thats 10.5g of fat and 435 calories. That means that nearly 1/3 of the calorie intake is gone when on a 1500 calorie diet. 6.5g of saturate fat is too much for 500g of milkshake and especially if someone is watching their weight.



                I first tried the milkshake when it was buy one get one free at £1.09. Having initially thinking that this is a low fat healthy product I thought that it tasted fantastic as most low fat chocolate products taste horrible. But considering that it is not really a low fat healthy product it does not taste fantastic. It is not made with real brownies but there are flavourings to give a brownie flavour. I do think that the brownie flavour is not that fake and it does taste like brownies. The 500ml for me is too much so I cant drink it in one go and I'm not quite sure if it is designed for just one person.


                The milkshake is thick and smooth. The thickness is definitely from the full fat milk and the added Guar Gum. It is a nice drink for the summer in the mornings when coffee and tea are too warm. It is gluten free and suitable for vegetarians. Once opened it needs to be consumed within 3 days or by the best before, which ever comes first. It can be drunk hot or cold but I drink it cold.

                I would not recommend to those watching their weight and 500ml is too much for me personally in one go and I think they should have them in smaller quantities. One 500ml bottle is however very filling and could replace a whole meal though I doubt that would be nutritious.

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                  29.07.2010 10:40
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                  A wonderful milkshake

                  All FRijj milkshakes come in a funky styled curvy plastic bottle which has clearly been designed to perfectly fit into the palm of your hand for simple drinking. I'm not going to bother describing the packaging because you probably already know what it looks like, and if not, you can take a look at the image above. It has a lovely bulging midriff to make the bottle appear wider and to tempt you into reaching out and lifting it off the shelf. For those of you who are environmentally friendly with green intensions the bottle and cap can both be recycled. Just be aware that the plastic sleeve isn't recyclable so you will need to remove it first.

                  The bottle informs you to shake well before opening. I always do this but I never quite understand why. Maybe something in the shake separates and settles on the bottom. As far as I can see it just makes it a bit frothy on opening.

                  For best results drink it straight from the fridge, that way it's always so much more refreshing. Note that if it's cold outside you can also microwave it (NOT the bottle). Pour it into a mug and zap it on full power for a minute or two.

                  Opening the bottle is straightforward. Simply peel away the plastic clip holding the cap in place. Then just unscrew the cap. The cap can easily be replaced if you don't want to have the whole drink in one go.

                  As soon as you release the cap you get an idea for what this drink is all about. You get a real burst of chocolate and fudge. The smell is heavenly, and you just have to indulge immediately.

                  The consistency of the drink is absolutely perfect. It's thick and creamy enough to give an overall impression of real quality and not just plain milk splashed with a few artificial colours and flavours. It has a very natural chocolate brown colour and not like it's just come out of the Dulux factory as is the case with some other cheaper brands. It's very smooth and glides down the throat tantalising all of your taste buds.

                  The most important thing when considering any drink is the taste; and the flavour of this one is wonderful. The taste is a gorgeous combination of chocolate and fudge. There is plenty of flavour, without it being overpowering. It's not too sweet and not too bitter, it has just the right balance.

                  FRijj shakes are more filling than thirst quenching. It's probably better to have one when you're hungry rather than thirsty.

                  The bottle states that this drink contains no artificial colours or flavours. The ingredients include actual cocoa and buttermilk powders giving a genuine colour, aroma and taste.

                  If you're watching your figure and counting your calories then I'm afraid this drink is not going to assist you in your quest. One bottle contains a whopping 435 calories and 62g of sugar which is quite a lot more than the other flavours in the FRijj range. On the plus side the fat content is less than 2.1%, which isn't bad for a drink containing milk. It's also a great source of calcium and vitamin B12. It's gluten-free so it's suitable for coeliacs. It's also suitable for vegetarians but unfortunately for vegans it does contain real milk.

                  I havn't included quantity as an advantage or a disadvantage because I know that 500ml (or almost a pint!) is a good quantity; much more than a can or bottle of fizzy pop. Unfortunately for me it never quite feels enough. I'm always left wanting more and always find myself draining the last few drops out of the bottle. I would never drink 500ml of milk or water, but downing 500ml of this seems ridiculously easy and I'm always left wanting more.

                  Unfortunately the price will put many people off buying it. It is quite expensive. The standard price is over £1 per bottle, so you won't realistically be drinking one every day. I rarely pay the full price as I think it's just too much. Instead I keep my eyes open for special offers. You will occasionally find a buy one get one free offer or something similar which makes it much better value for money.

                  The availability is usually very good. You should be able to locate some in your local supermarket, corner shop, newsagent or petrol station.

                  The bottle tells you to keep it refrigerated and use within 3 days of opening. If you're anything like me then it will do well to last for 3 minutes after opening, never mind 3 days!

                  If you like the other flavours in the FRijj range and havn't tried Chocolate Fudge Brownie yet, then don't hesitate to sample one. I'm sure that you won't be disappointed. FRijj milkshakes are great. I used to drink other cheaper alternatives, but now I only drink FRijj. It is so much better quality than any other brand currently available on the market. Its perfect combination of the thick creamy consistency and incredible flavour blow the thin cheap alternatives out of the water. I won't go back to the other brands now.

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                    Oh GOD YES!

                    Having been a huge fan of milkshakes, especially the Frijj brand, I've been wanting to try out some of the other flavours available outside of just the typical Strawberry, Chocolate and Banana flavours that seem to be widely available. Thankfully I recently bumped into one of the other flavours of Frijj, the gorgeous sounding "Chocolate Fudge Brownie" flavoured drinking, which was available in Tesco as part of a 2 for 98p offer. Like the rest of the brand it comes in the rather uniquely shaped Frijj bottles,which are chunky and hefty sized, with 500ml contents. In this case, much like the plain Chocolate shake, the bottle is mainly brown, though this time with the image of cakes over it. The big question though, is: "can a milkshake do justice to the chocolate fudge brownie flavour?".


                    Like all Frijj (and almost all bottled milkshakes) the bottle advises you to shake before drinking, so do this before removing the tab on the lid and unscrewing the top. Unlike some drinks that have a foil seal inside the bottle, this drink only has the plastic lid. The smell inside the bottle once it's opened is godly, a sweet fudge-like smell blended with what seems to be a toffee like after scent and a little bit of chocolate. The colour has a thick but light brown colour. So far so good. So to drinking. The drink doesn't have the thickest texture of the brand (that seems to be the domain of the Strawberry shake) though it's thick and creamy, seemingly with a bubbly layer on the top (which has annoyingly covered my moustache, sexy). Though beneath the texture lies something other worldly, the most amazingly flavoured bottled milkshake you will likely ever find. The flavour blends both chocolate and fudge and creates nothing short of drinkable ecstasy in a bottle, with a taste that's so smooth yet charming and suave. It's hard to compare it to any other sort of drink I've personally had but it's gorgeous.

                    So what problems may the drink have?
                    Well it's incredibly addictive, you may need to stock up by the basketful when ever it's possible. You may also find yourself hiding bottles of it as friends and family will look to steal it when they can, it'll become some sort of an evil addiction, but when you taste it you'll realise just how good it is. It's really something very, very special and well worth hunting down. Though perhaps the worst feature is that the bottles are only 500ml, that's just not big enough (though no bottles could possibly be big enough).

                    Nutritional Information (per 100ml)
                    Energy 367KJ/ 87kcal

                    Protein 3.6g
                    Carbohydrate 13.4g (of which 12.4g are sugars)
                    Fat 2.1g (of which 1.3g are Saturated)
                    Fibre nil
                    Sodium Trace

                    The drink contains no artificial colours or flavours and is Gluten free. Though it does contain Milk,

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