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  1. SandEagle

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  2. mnewsham

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    Did you still enjoy the fucking chocolate?

    It's been that way since '06
     
  3. Slew Foot

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    lol hersheys. dont they make that shit in mexico now? tastes like sweet gritty wax.
     
  4. Crono

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    I haven't enjoyed Hershey's since I discovered that Lindt's is available practically everywhere.

    It's okay on s'mores, but I only eat s'mores maybe once a year when camping.

    Premium chocolate might cost several times more than Hershey's, but I only need a square or two in a sitting with the really good chocolate. I bought Amedei Toscano Brown and Amano Ocumare Milk bars one time, that stuff is so good. I can't justify buying it regularly, though, it's just too expensive.

    Lindt (I like 70% cocoa) is the best, common premium chocolate.

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  5. SandEagle

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    no i did not enjoy it. it has a disgust aftertaste. half of it is left. sadly my kids will eat it and like it, not knowing what real chocolate was like
     
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    1984
     
  7. Crono

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    Just got a bar of dark chocolate with mint from the supermarket. 3 small squares was enough to satiate my craving. Rich flavor with just enough mint. It was $3 for a bar, but that will last me almost a week.

    http://www.amazon.com/Endangered-Species-Rainforest-Chocolate-3-Ounce/dp/B000EUJK2K


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    I loved Hershey's as a kid, but now I go for the good stuff. Less sugar, more subtle flavors, and it's actually cheaper because I don't eat much at a time. Hershey's premium chocolates aren't terrible, though.
     
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    So not only does it not even have cocoa in it now, it doesn't have cocoa butter either?

    Even lindt is gradually cheapening out on their recipes. I noticed they started putting malt something or other in their little round truffles. That said, buy the Lindt bar with Chili in it for smores. That makes for a crazy good smore.
     
  9. Crono

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    Yeah, they probably are trying to save money since they produce so much. That's the problem with most of the big chocolate making companies.

    I have to try the Chili one, though. Wouldn't have thought to use it for smores, but I bet it does taste good.
     
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    Hershey bars aren't chocolate bars, they're candy bars. Big difference.
     
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    Not that I disagree with you in principle, but doesn't it still say "Milk Chocolate" on the front?
     
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    Not if it's using a cocoa butter substitute. They have to say "chocolate candy" or "made FROM chocolate" but it no longer can be called pure milk chocolate by FDA standards I believe. This started all the way in 2008 though.
     
  14. Maximilian

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    I usually like chocolate but hersheys is the most godawful POS ive ever tasted. I tried it back ~2001 during a family trip to florida and spat it out as it tasted like a sweaty sock! I tried it again last year and it was better but still pretty crap.

    This is the best chocolate i have ever tasted:
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    Asda = walmart in the UK, this stuff is 30p a bar and tastes fantastic.
     
  15. DrPizza

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    If you have Dollar Generals in your area, they have their own brand of chocolate candy bars; they're made in France (iirc), and 100% of the proceeds go to literacy programs. $1 each & 10 times better than Hershey's.
     
  16. SandEagle

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    thanks. i'll definitely have to check that out. the literacy rate in France is 99%, so i don't really care about that

    found this useful site that rates candy
    http://www.candyblog.net/blog
     
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    Ugh. Growing up, I used to love Hershey's. I didn't realize they'd changed the formula, but it sounds like I'm not buying any more.

    Shit, Walmart sells Ghirardelli bars now for $2.50 so there's really no need to go any lower. PS. Ghirardelli caramel and dark bars are so good.
     
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    Callebaut semisweet chocolate. That's what real chocolate tastes like without being too bitter.
     
  20. ch33zw1z

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    Hershey's hasn't been good for a long time. Big whoop.

    You get what you pay for..