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"I was buzzing when I found this. I love regular hot chocolate, but it's not healthy to have every day. This is and makes me feel great!" - Neil
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The Big Z Hot Chocolate protein drink from THE PROTEIN WORKS™ is a great tasting, high protein hot chocolate malted shake. With over 22g of protein per serving, it is the ideal bedtime drink, packed full of nutrients sourced from premium grade Micellar Casein and Whey Protein Concentrate. This unique high protein, low sugar shake is designed to support your muscle recovery whilst you sleep.



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The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink

As with all TPW™ products, The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink is uncompromising in the quality and list of ingredients used in its formulation. Nutritionally designed to fit all diets, one mug of The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink is low in fat and contains over 23g of slow-absorbing protein per serving. It has also been fortified with heavily-researched aminos like L-Ornithine, L-Glycine and L-Theanine, to name only a few.

The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink Formula

Thousands of studies have been conducted into the area of nocturnal nutrition and the importance of recovery while the body sleeps. For this exact reason, we wanted to create our own nutrient dense formulation for the night time hours. The result, after months of research in the TPW™ Lab, is The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink. Made from a premium blend of Micellar Casein and Whey Protein Concentrate, it delivers a slow absorbing, high quality protein supply to the muscles whilst you sleep.

Nocturnal Amino Formula of The Big Z

The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink has been scientifically formulated using premium grade multi-sourced protein to form the perfect nutritional base. However, it's the night-time amino acid blend that really sets The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink apart. Containing L-Ornithine, L-Glycine, L-Tryptophan, L-Theanine and Leucine these heavily-researched amino acids work in synergy with the Micellar Casein and Whey Protein blend.

Made with Natural Flavours

The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink was innovated, formulated and manufactured at multi-award winning TPW™ HQ. Created with extreme pride and care, at our state of the art facility in the UK, it includes our widely acclaimed all natural flavours to create an ultra high quality hot chocolate malted drink. No fillers or thickeners are used during the production process which guarantees a totally pure product. As we produce all our protein formulas ourselves, each one offers the ultimate in freshness.

Find out more about TPW™ All Natural Innovative Flavours.

The Ultimate Quality Assurance

Here at TPW™, you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and supply source of The Big Z Hot Chocolate Protein Drink. We personally quality check every supplier and ingredient before giving it the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is the TPW™ philosophy that flows through every product we make and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today. We don't make big claims about our products, we prefer to let customer ratings, reviews and feedback do the talking for us. We also offer an unprecedented LIFETIME GUARANTEE on every product you buy from The Protein Works™.

11 March 2018

Made mine with unsweetened soya milk. It was thick, creamy, chocolatey and absolutely divine. No weird tastes or textures. This is my first introduction to TPW and I can't wait to see what else they have to offer!

11 April 2017

Sleep like a baby lamb after this :-D
Easy if you have a blender and a microwave and now part if my nightly routine. Tastes nice, although doen't seem to keep me 'fed' as long as a regular casein shake would do until morning as I can still wake in the night feeling greedy. Usualli I'll wash some penut butter down with this hhot chocolate. I'll try a super thick big zed and see if that does the trick of curing my greed.

05 February 2017

Love this
Tastes great - nice and creamy and great at bed time when my craving it at it's worst lol

13 March 2016

A nice protein bedtime drink
Having spent a few years trying different protein works products to see what works for me i can comment on how this drink is very smooth - maybe a slight dusty taste if that makes sense but not unpleasant. I cannot comment on if it has improved my body in anyway but i would imagine has helped top up protein levels.

02 March 2016

Protein hot choc- Yes!
I was buzzing when I found this product, as I love regular hot choc but it's not healthy to have every day. The fact I can still have hot choc before bed but with extra protein is great. Thanks TPW!

Disclaimer: Customer reviews are independent and reflect customer's personal experiences. Individual results may vary. Products designed to be taken in conjunction with a balanced diet and training plan.


Serving Size: 30g

Add one heaped GREY scoop (30g) to 150ml -175ml of water or milk in your TPW™ Master Blender and shake well to mix. Pour into a heat proof cup or mug and microwave on full power for 40-60 seconds until hot

Alternatively if you're looking for a chilled option, mix in your TPW™ Shaker and consume cold.

Why not try making it with Almond Milk for an extra creamy drink or even topped with a swirl of TPW™ Choc Fudge or Choc Mint Zero Syrup for an extra chocolate boost


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Q. What is The Big Z™ made from?

A. The Big Z™ is made from a slow-releasing multi source protein blend of Micellar Casein and Whey Protein and has been enriched with a night-time amino acid blend.

Q. When should I use The Big Z™?

A. Consume before bed ideally.

Q. What are the main reasons for using The Big Z™?

A. It offers a nutrient dense formula to consume before you sleep.

Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with The Big Z™?

A. Yes, The Big Z™ can contribute to normal immune function.

Q. Are all pre-bed protein formulas the same no matter what brand you use?

A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure.

Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking The Big Z™?

A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking The Big Z™.

Q. Can I take The Big Z™ with other supplements?

A. Yes definitely. The Big Z™ will look after all your pre-sleep nutrition needs and so will go very well with other supplements that have been designed for other nutrient windows. These include Recovery Protein and your post workout nutrition, RAZE™ Preworkout and your preworkout nutrition and even supplements that don't have a specific time of the day to take such as ELITE MAN™.

Q. Who should take / benefit from using The Big Z™?

A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Endurance athletes and those new to weight training. Plus people involved in team sports or looking to add weight and bulk.

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