We may be sour, but we know our sweets.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 26, 2015
No gimmicks, no ghetto ass sample sizes, no cast offs- if you want serious quality & serious variety of legit Japanese candy, you gotta check JapanCrate.com out.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 11, 2014
Bursting with tart fruit flavor, these delights are amazing-and available in the states.
Reviewed by Matty on Oct 27, 2014
How in god's good name did Haribo put out some SOUR gold bears and I was like whoa?
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 6, 2014
Mentos always have a nice rounded tartness to them, but a full on sour variety pack? 2014 IS A GREAT TIME TO BE ALIVE.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 19, 2014
I tried these before and they were nothing to write home about. Has the recipe changed? OR IS IT ME THAT'S CHANGED?!?
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 10, 2014
A new take on an oldish candy staple - the sour belt.
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 4, 2014
Can the classic 'Smore stand the test of time, or will it be unseated by lime & sea salt?
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 21, 2014
It figures that one of Haribo's top brands is a sour offering. But IS IT SOUR ENOUGH? Is anything?
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 27, 2014
Think you've been to the best candy store in San Francisco? If you haven't been here, you haven't.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 13, 2014
Want a slice of Americana? No? How bout some outstanding hard candies-including retro flavors!
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 28, 2014
There's definitely no aroma of pregnant buffalo in these.
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 20, 2013
You’ve no doubt seen this kind of thing before. Once super special, now they’re kinda everywhere.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 20, 2013
What’s better than old friends?
One of my oldest buddies, way back from my Frankie Goes...
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 7, 2013
They're fizzy, 'kept they're not.
Reviewed by Matty on Nov 4, 2013
Bright and cheery on the outside, plain and dreary on the in.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 10, 2013
Boiled sweets are a crucial part of the candy world, as well as candy history. These are perhaps the most iconic boiled sweet there is. DO THE MATH, HOT SHOT!
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 29, 2013
I can't resist sour chewy things. It's my weakness.
Reviewed by Matty on Aug 19, 2013
Sour's good, sour's best, sour punches you in the chest
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 23, 2013
It's small-it's plastic-it's from China! And it's got warnings galore on the packaging. WE'RE IN!
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 9, 2013
The year was 1981. Leo Sayer was crushing it on mom's AM radio. It was hot, mom was driving the carpool, and I was chewing Gator Gum. Like a BOSS.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 7, 2013
What's your opinion about candy that sweats?
Reviewed by Jonny on May 2, 2013
With a pretty unique consistency, this offering from Trolli continues their track record of excellence overseas
Reviewed by Matty on Mar 25, 2013
When the sweet people at Jelly Belly send us Gurus stuff to review, in this case, Easter Candy, I have to ask myself:...
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 4, 2013
Gummi inside, "hard" sour shell outside. New concept, and I LIKE IT.
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 8, 2013
Some people "don't like hard candy". These are the same people that "aren't allowed to be near children" and who "eat their own dandruff". I'm sure of it.
Reviewed by Matty on Feb 6, 2013
Don't lie to me about what your candy tastes like. I'm not 19. It won't make me want to sleep with you more. Also, Happy Valentine's Day.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 17, 2013
I talk a lot of smack about Mamba. Cool name, pretty lame candies. Will this Mamba gummie be any different? SPOILER ALERT: yes, it will. Very. A lot much very.
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 21, 2012
The cool thing about life, is that you never cease getting surprised-at least I don’t. Hell, I didn’t...
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 8, 2012
Cherry is weird. I just don’t love it in candy usually, but…it really isn’t “bad”....
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 6, 2012
In the Smurf show and movie, they all use "smurf" as a verb, so I'm gonnna Smurf the same.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 29, 2012
In a world where virtually no Haribo is available to us lame-o Americans...this bag says "hell no!" and begs to arrive at your doorstep
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 22, 2012
Trolli is right up there with the best gummy makers in the world - but how will these fare? SPOILER ALERT: not good. At all.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 23, 2012
How sour is "too sour"? And damn it, when are the wimps gonna have a candy of their own?
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 19, 2012
As a Nerds connoisseur, I was both humiliated and overjoyed to learn of a flavor I hadn't tried yet.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 8, 2012
Whoah, Nellie! Your flavors are egads and stuff.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 1, 2012
We reviewed Haribo’s “Primavera” candies a while back, and I liked them. A lot. Little did I know...
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 26, 2012
When shopping for Shower Fries, don't just consider flavor : consistency is important too
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 30, 2012
Sour? Yes. Yummy? Natch. Delightful? Duh.
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 22, 2012
When in doubt, fashion a railroad spike holster that hangs off your waist. Keep it handy.
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 15, 2012
Yeah. That’s what these translate to using Google Translate. It’s nice to know there’s so much...
Reviewed by Matty on Jun 25, 2012
If my kids were half as sweet after being this sour, I'd buy more of them too.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 1, 2012
Simply put: a hall of fame candy. If you like sour and you like mango, then this is for you.
Reviewed by Jonny on May 30, 2012
Red "licorice" products almost always suck. Will these be any different? Will they really be sour? Will I ever stop asking questions?
Reviewed by Jonny on May 23, 2012
I always have and always will love pink lemonade, despite the color being derived from Pepto Bismal
Reviewed by Jonny on May 16, 2012
If you eat real money, you'll get chlamydia. Try these instead.
Reviewed by Matty on May 13, 2012
With perhaps the worst name in candy ever? Yet peer through the haze and find a kind of sour eden.
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 9, 2012
Are there sour jelly beans worth buying not named "Jelly Belly"?
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 2, 2012
Sloppy goo for your blue taffy. Wonder if the 3rd World is lucky enough to get these little nuggets of corn syrup love?
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 20, 2012
Sour Patch Kids are great, but their spinoff candies suck, across the board. Will this one be any different?
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 14, 2012
Here we go again: Let's try once more to see if China is offering anything interesting in the way of candy these days.
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