Ben vs Jeff is back! Here is the current lineup:
Espresso con Panna
Espresso Con Panna (Ben)
Dark roast coffee, vanilla and anise-infused whip
Lemon Two Ways
Lemon Two Ways (Ben)
Eureka and Meyer lemon juice and zest
Orange zest, ginger, marzipan, cinnamon
Spiced Honey (Ben)
Buckwheat honey, cumin, cardamom, clove
Green Tea* (Jeff)
Green tea, toasted rice
Mint Julep (Ben)
Fresh mint, Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey
Alfred Morton & Co. Cognac, aged 50 years
*Some of the Green Tea Chocolates have no pattern.
The winner of Ben Vs Jeff Round One is… Jeff!
In addition to taking the overall, Jeff is also the chocolatier responsible for your favorite piece, Sea Salt Caramel, with an average score of 8.83. The chocolates ranked as follows:
1st— Sea Salt Caramel (Jeff) —8.83
2nd— Espresso Con Panna (Ben) —8.33
3rd— Blackcurrant (Jeff) —7.10
4th— Mezcal Mule (Jeff) —6.77
5th— Seasonal Persimmon (Ben) —6.63
6th— Neapolitan (Jeff) —6.46
7th— Kinako Cinnamon (Ben) —6.19
8th— Pine (Ben) —6.04
Big congrats to Jeff for taking the podium spot in Round One, and a huge thank you to everyone who joined this experiment and cheered us on. Your ratings and comments will be essential in devising a plan of attack for Round Two.
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