We may be sour, but we know our sweets.

Wiedenbauer Hibiscus Apple Chai Hard Candies

These are made in an elf's shop under a mushroom in the Shires of Germany

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Katjes Salzige Heringe – Long Overdue

Oh, another licorice review. (Yawn). Except they're just THE BEST BAG OF LICORICE ANYONE CAN BUY.

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Bassett’s Liquorice Allsorts

I love licorice, coconut, fruits, and chocolate. Love. But will I love them together? I DON'T KNOW, THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GOING TO FIND OUT. Together.

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Haribo Clown Fish. Sad, sad Clowns.

These are safe to eat without cooking first. I checked.

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Trolli Watschel – DUCKS THAT CAN STAND!!

More marshmallow? WHY??! DAMN IT WHY??? But….they're so cute, how can I stay mad at them??!?

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Victoria’s Grandma Caramel Lovers

Yes, I am.  A lover.  A caramel lover, among other things.  When I got this hefty bag of caramel themed hard candies...

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Taveners Rhubarb & Custard

Ooh! Another take on the super Brit treat rhubarb & custard boiled sweets! (That's "hard candy" on 'Merican)

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Taveners Blackcurrant & Liquorice

“licorice”?  All these years we’ve been gracefully handling the way the Brits pronounce aluminum...

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Katjes Grün-Ohr Barchen (They’re Neu!) Green Ear Bears

Dudes, check this: There’s no end to the amount of “gummy bears” that candy companies make, and...

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Grandma’s Finest Licorice Fruits

Know how I regularly talk about “Grandma Candy”?  It generally requires some variation of hard candy and...

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Trolli iGums

These little crazies hold a secret. A delicious secret.

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Mocken Boules: Talk about German Variety

Moucken Boules are Fooken Shoeless! (no idea what that means but I think it rhymes)

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Red Band Sour Suckers

What’s better than old friends? Old candy.     One of my oldest buddies, way back from my Frankie Goes...

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Venchi Italian chocolate bar: Adding herbs and fruit to everyone’s chagrin

When Italians make anything, I eat it. Here's chocolate. Guess what I did when I got it.

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Katjes Fred Ferkel: You’ll Be Fine When You Get Past the Name

Pink pigs with gummy ears. Sounds like a bad dream. But it's the opposite: a good nightmare!

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Mr. Blubber Brause Bonbons

They're fizzy, 'kept they're not.

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Bona Vita Ingwer Bonbons : Citrus Ginger Hard Candies

Ginger in candy is almost passé. ALMOST.

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Bitter Crunky Bar

After eating this Crunky, I'm feeling a tad cranky. Also, I'd like to Crunk.

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Bassett’s Sherbet Lemons

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!

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Video Review : Quick Blast

It's small-it's plastic-it's from China! And it's got warnings galore on the packaging. WE'RE IN!

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Rheila Salmiak Gummidrops

Do any among you dabble in the dark arts that is licorice? Then come along, kiddies. We have things to learn.

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Maynards Threesome of Peaches, Berries, and, well, Berries

When Tool broke up, I was sad. Then Maynard started making wine and gummies and I'm much happier.

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Walkers Nonsuch Original Toffee

What's toffee..exactly? How is it different than caramel? Which is better? And as always, we tackle the persistently tough question "is it hard enough?"

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Haribo Juicy Gold Bears

Take the best Gummy Bears ever. Now, mess with them. Add cool flavors. Real juice. Whaddaya get? Absolute SHITE. Just kidding, tee hee!

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Sallos X-Tra Cool

All things people hate (hard candy, licorice, intense mint) in one convenient package!

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Haribo Sour Tongues : “Sweaties”

What's your opinion about candy that sweats?

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Haribo Schneck Lecker: Simply, Gummy Snails

An unappealing mollusk as candy. What'll they think of next?!

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Mentos Fresh Cola

Mentos takes on one of my all-time favorite candy flavors.

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Swedish Fish

How many fish is too many fish? Turns out: 7!

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Dried Guava Balls: Not Sure a Better Name Saves These

Gritty and dirty meet tropical something

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Ramune Gummies: Flower Power Pop

More soda gummies but there ain't no coke in these

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Båren Company: Coffee Gummi Bears are Buzzin

I'm so tired. I need a gummy bear. Stat.

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Trolli Sour Stixi

With a pretty unique consistency, this offering from Trolli continues their track record of excellence overseas

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Sula Toffee To Go “Kaffeecreme”

Caramel goes with salt. This we know. But does it go with coffee? What about white chocolate? Porjk Belly?

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Venco Licorice Chalk : School’s In Session Yo.

Get ready to CHALK this up to experience. (taps microphone).......Is this thing on?

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Fruchtgummi Vom Feinstein is NOT a Jewish Vampire. It’s an amazing candy confectioner that you need to know about NOW.

Flavor combinations that put what we're used to eating to shame....

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Baci means Kiss in Italian. Maybe should mean French Kiss.

Italians and their food. Let's let them keep making it.

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Gustaf’s Dutch Licorice Cats

More quality licorice out of Holland....

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Haribo Goliath : Gigantor Black Licorice From The Champs

This is what standard, basic licorice SHOULD taste like. Usually not so much. But in this case, yes!

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Ahoj-Brause Halloween Bonbons : Is it Halloween Yet? Please?

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.

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Haribo Jelly Beans : Yet Another Player in the Bean Game

We’ve reviewed and spoken about jelly beans quite a bit round these parts.  Every year before Easter rolls...

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Mentos Lakrits Mint : Licomint

Mint, Licorice, Chew, Repeat, Rinse.

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Haribo Hot Sticks: Ginger Never Tasted So Imported

Did you know Germany was name after Ginger? It grows everywhere over there. Seriously.

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Swedish Jelly Horses : Fruity Syrup

In a world...where one old dude finds a mystical wood horse that smells like syrup. Coming soon to a theater near you.

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Haribo Christmas

I was actually a 4th alternate on trombone for the 1984 recording of "Do They Know it's Christmas?". Didn't make the cut. Still brag about it, though.

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Nimm 2 Lach Gummi Softies Sour is a LOT to write.

The cool thing about life, is that you never cease getting surprised-at least I don’t.  Hell, I didn’t...

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Sula Lakritz Toffes : Sea Salt Licorice Toffe

Take something old (caramel) and give it something new (licorice) and sprinkle heaven dust (sea salt) on it, and you've got something completely new

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ChunGuang Coconut Candy: Holy Jesus these are Good

if you like Werther's and you like coconut, you'll literally make love to these. Just don't do it in public; it ain't 1976.

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Katjes Saure Kirschen : Meet the Cherry Racist

Cherry is weird.  I just don’t love it in candy usually, but…it really isn’t “bad”....

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Haribo Smurfs & Haribo Sour Smurfs : A Tale of Two Different Blue Little Shits

In the Smurf show and movie, they all use "smurf" as a verb, so I'm gonnna Smurf the same.

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