We may be sour, but we know our sweets.
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 14, 2017
One of the most old school Brit chocolate bars is put on notice today. Notice of what, you say? Just general notice.
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 31, 2017
Sometimes it feels like chocolate bars all use the same 4 ingredients. Actually, that's true. But don't be discouraged, they work.
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 3, 2017
Britain's version of the 100 Grand Bar? OR IS THE 100 GRAND A VERSION OF THIS?
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 11, 2016
For a LONG time I've been wanting to try this caramel confection: would it live up to my internal hype?
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 21, 2016
They're pigs that have pig in them, so let's first think on that.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 22, 2016
How do you feel about nougat?
Reviewed by Matty on Sep 20, 2016
These are the kind of balls we should all be fond of.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 15, 2016
"The best thing I've ever put in my mouth"
Reviewed by Matty on Sep 6, 2016
Are you fudging kidding me?
Reviewed by Matty on Aug 23, 2016
Call them CARAMEL bars. But I'm not yelling at you about it, I swear.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 23, 2016
I love hard candies and I love cola - a natural fit, right?
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 30, 2016
Get prepared for a whole new thing...
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 25, 2016
I have a Scottish friend at work. I'd like him even if he wasn't Scottish, he has other qualities too.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 29, 2015
Finally, putting the reputation of Cadbury chocolate to the test
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 22, 2015
Mint is no longer just mint.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 15, 2015
We got fish, shrimp, and American gums today.
Reviewed by Matty on Aug 24, 2015
British gummies for your hippie friends that you can eat too!
Reviewed by Matty on Oct 24, 2014
When you put this much effort into candy, SOMEone should write about.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 3, 2014
Classic boiled sweets from the UK - what could be better? Or in this case, what couldn't be?
Reviewed by Matty on Jul 28, 2014
Because they don't have beer mints
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 Jul 7, 2014
Perhaps THE most iconic classic British candy is under the microscope today, yo.
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 11, 2014
These pastilles are plenty good-just not wuite as good as the original flavors by Rowntrees
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 21, 2014
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.
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 20, 2014
Ooh! Another take on the super Brit treat rhubarb & custard boiled sweets! (That's "hard candy" on 'Merican)
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 13, 2014
“licorice”? All these years we’ve been gracefully handling the way the Brits pronounce aluminum...
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 Matty on Jul 15, 2013
When Tool broke up, I was sad. Then Maynard started making wine and gummies and I'm much happier.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 26, 2013
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?"
Reviewed by Jonny on May 30, 2013
Mentos takes on one of my all-time favorite candy flavors.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 9, 2012
I’m still shuddering.
Recently I contacted Aunty Nellie’s Sweet Shop in Ireland to get my hands on...
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 5, 2012
Oh, you Brits. Just gotta be so damn clever with the candy, don’t ya? You make a candy called Millions, cause...
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 Jul 25, 2012
THE original wine gum. Or at least, the first I ever had. It was a balmy day in Heathrow airport, November 2002...
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 13, 2012
Imagine boiled celery candy - now scratch that, take Strawberry & Rhubarb pie, take away the Strawberry, and add custard. Now make it a hard candy.
Reviewed by Jonny on May 2, 2012
Can you spell "damn good"?
Reviewed by Matty on Jan 10, 2012
Blackcurrant Fruit Pastilles that you can make love to. If you find them.
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 30, 2011
A roundup of 6 excellent candies from around the world that...you can't buy.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 14, 2011
What does "The Human Centipede 2" and childhood sidewalk art have in common?
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 6, 2011
Is it important to you to have attractive candy? Or is flavor more important. Warning, these are some ugly bastards.
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 29, 2011
The original "Sweaty®" has some competition, and it's ugly.
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 25, 2011
If you ever listen to me about anything, read this review. If you listen to low bit rate MP3s, then you also need to read this. If you already eat Rowntrees Pick & Mix and listen to lossless music, then..I have nothing to learn ya on.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 28, 2011
Last night I opened up a variety of Haribo I’ve never seen before : Mini Color-Rado. They’re...
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 2, 2011
I’m a big fan of gummies in general—but “fruit gums”, as they’re known across the pond,...
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 25, 2011
I did a jig of joy in my head when I found these. Black Currant for the wine! (too clever?)
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 13, 2010
Haribo's two best selling varieties come to the US in mini-bag form
Reviewed by Matty on Sep 10, 2010
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 20, 2010
I once ate two bags of wine gums hoping to cop a buzz.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 13, 2010
If they made cologne that smelled like these, I'd wear the hell out of it.
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