We may be sour, but we know our sweets.
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.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 13, 2009
Last Monday was a good day. Sure, I had lost my fantasy football matchup the weekend before, and yes, I was still...
Reviewed by Matty on Nov 1, 2009
Yorkie is like : not so much.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 29, 2009
If I could, I'd enrobe MYSELF in caramel and chocolate.
Reviewed by Matty on Sep 14, 2009
When yr friends send you candy - who needs family?
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 9, 2009
If Strawberry Quick had a candy version, this would be it.
Reviewed by Jonny on May 19, 2009
I like to pretend it's just me and these things, alone on an island. With air conditioning.
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 24, 2009
Not ice cream. No water. Think sickly sweet powder and a 30 year old leather shoelace. Sound good to you?
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 19, 2009
It's their duty to keep it fruity
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 14, 2009
Fizzy. Balls. 'Nuff said.
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 9, 2009
Irn Bru rocks. This stuff tastes exactly like it.
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 9, 2009
Review By : Jonny
Last weekend my wife went to Las Cruces, New Mexico to visit her long time friend Kathleen, who...
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 31, 2009
Wheels in my mouth, keep on turnin'...
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 12, 2008
I expected so much, but got short changed
Reviewed by Jonny on Aug 13, 2008
Seriously, this is about as good as it gets.
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