Thursday, February 24, 2011

Tiramisu Tirol

Tirol Tiramisu

Thanks to a friend of mine, I have 10 different flavors of Tirol chocolates to review soon! It's a favorite brand of ours, and she often sends me new flavors when she finds them. In preparation, I thought I should post the Tirol review I've been stewing on for a while before I dig into the various new flavors.

I don't really go nuts for tiramisu, but since I enjoyed the Tiramisu KitKat that came out a few years ago, I thought I'd take a chance on Tirol's offering.

Tirol Tiramisu

The chocolate smelled a bit like cheese (though I was reminded more of cheddar than mascarpone), and the layers were quite pretty. The cocoa powder layer was a nice touch, especially once the piece was broken. The chocolate seemed very soft, and you can see in the picture that it didn't have a clean snap.

The rich chocolate had a slightly bitter coffee flavor with a tempered sweetness and not much in the way of cheese. All of the flavors seemed muted, and while it wasn't bad, it was a bit disappointing. To be honest, I think I would have liked it more if I hadn't just tried the Tiramisu piece in the LOOK Italian Dolce set. Teaser: it was so good that it may have affected my opinion.

Orchid64 also reviewed this flavor on Japanese Snack Reviews.


Tirol website


storybookdreamer said...

OMG! 10?! Really. That's so awesome! I'm jealous! I wish I could get individual Tirols here. They always have it in packs and there's almost always at least one flavor I don't want.
Haha, for me. I'm out of snacks. I only have one left that I need to write a review for. I'm good up til the 4th though. But I'll have to make a trip to Japantown soon to get more goodies :)

ebidebby said...

I'm so excited about the Tirol! I can't believe my friend fit it all in one box.

Hope you find some great new snacks on your next trip to Japantown! I'm jealous that you live close to a good source of Japanese candy!