Liquor-filled chocolates are a great idea, but too often they taste like sweet, waxy cough syrup. Thankfully, top chocolatiers are making boozy bonbons that are delicious, based on a template of delicious chocolate with a hit of quality spirit. Up your V-Day game by choosing one of these six excellent options:
Prestat’s London Gin Truffles
The royal family’s chocolate company of choice makes a truffle take on a gin and lemon fizz cocktail. It’s gin-lemon-and-juniper-berry-infused dark chocolate ganache covered in white chocolate. £12 (about $18).
Vosges’s Mash Bill Truffle Collection
A whiskey and stout lover’s chocolate dream, this collection includes a coconut-and-cocoa-nib caramel infused with Bruichladdich Port Charlotte Scotch, a Templeton rye-infused cherry-and-tobacco dark chocolate truffle, a Four Rose’s-infused milk-chocolate-and-toasted-pecan truffle and a dark chocolate truffle infused with Rogue’s chocolate stout. $40.