Shoutout to the bloody legend who left the Kingston biscuits in the tea room.
@hugh Monte Carlos or bust
Victorian Gingernut is definitely supreme but I'm prepared to accept it may not stack up as well in other places.
@sophistoche @koosli @mikelynch @hugh actually I'm kind of a fan of the Coles-branded ones. They are texturally perfect for soaking in a cold glass of milk without disintegrating, and while a touch on the sweet side, are not missing a distinct gingery note which is honestly completely lacking in some of the bad ones. #BiscuitTastingNotes
@Funkpirata @Andrea @matt @hugh @mike @koosli initial impressions: Coles about half the price for same weight. More plastic packaging in Coles brand, and the tray has no recycling marks. Given recycling crisis, not much different. Arnotts biscuits are smaller, more pleasing proportions. Shinier, and cracks are less deep. No sign of dreaded paleness from that article. #biscuitTastingNotes
@Funkpirata @Andrea @matt @hugh @mike @koosli dry bite impressions: coles brand is crunchy, but not hard. Predict faster breakup in hot beverage. Arnotts brand crunchier and a lot harder, but downside of cracking in two when bitten dry. Definitely not the intended consumption style — suspect wetting would aid clean break while maintaining crunch for longer. #biscuitTastingNotes
@Funkpirata @Andrea @matt @hugh @mike @koosli Arnotts brand test: ~15 seconds of immersion did not compromise biscuit structural integrity. Beverage penetrated through biscuit completely, but structure and crunch remained intact if diminished. In addition, gingery flavour more noticeable over tea flavour than Coles.
NB. No agitation was performed during immersion tests. #biscuitTastingNotes
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