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5 Places That Make The Best Hot Chocolate

Jan 03, 2024 01:18PM ● By Elise Renaud
Wintertime means bundling up by the fireplace, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying a warm drink. Whether you’re coming in from a snowy adventure outside or watching a movie, hot chocolate is always a good idea. Here is a list of five places that make some of the best hot chocolate:

Dirt Cowboy Cafe 

The Dirt Cowboy Cafe in Hanover has delicious hot chocolate with marshmallows and whipped cream. With raving reviews on The Dartmouth and Yelp, it’s definitely worth a try.

“Most ‘adults’ don't go for the hot chocolate, which is fine because it just leaves more for me,” one Yelp review says.

My Brigageiro

“New England’s Premier Cholcates and Treats” sells a hot chocolate that will bring you back to your childhood. In addition, the shop offers chocolates, pastries, savories, hot drinks, cakes and more.

You can even build your own chocolate box online.

Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s locations in Burlington and Waterbury offer hot chocolate using a little bit of ice cream. The shop recommends staying away from ice cream that has nuts or berries that can’t be melted down or else you’d have chunks at the bottom of your mug.

Interested at trying to make a cup at thome, the company also offers recipes on its website.

Woodstock Inn Brewery

Grab a bite to eat and some delicious hot chocolate at the Woodstock Inn Brewery. In addition to hot chocolate, the restaurant offers morning cocktails, coffee, and a full menu.

View the menu here.

Sillycow Farms Hot Chocolate

Bring delicious, locally made hot chocolate experience home with Sillycow Farms. Using natural cane sugar and Dutched processed cocoa, Sillycow Farms makes sure that each mug of hot chocolate includes “flavonoids which increase oxygen and blood flow to the brain, thus reducing blood pressure and sharpening one’s mental acuity,” the website says.

Find a retailer near you and Sillycow Farm recipes here.

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