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Sri Racha Candy Canes

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You gotta have people looking’ out for you in this word, or you’re gonna get crushed.  It’s just a fact-if you’re going it alone, it’s tough sledding almost all across the board.  We aint living in easy ‘ol caveman times, when life decisions consisted of “how fast do I run away from this huge bear dog thing?” or ” I really shouldn’t eat another rib off this weird running monster chicken, but what the hell-I deserve it!  Nope.  No such luck.  That’s why I got peeps from here to Germany, from Canada to Mexico, and all the ins betweens, lookin’ out for new candy to share.  It’s called a COMMUNITY people.

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Oh looky!  Sri Racha candy canes!  My friend April, as well as all of you by now, know that me and Matty both are addicted to Sri Racha.  Me in particular.  I buy a new large bottle at least three times a year.  That’s a lot of Sri.  I put the crap on everything savory, except oddly, pizza, which it even recommends on the bottle.

I don’t mess with my pizza.  It’s almost as important as candy.

But on everything else?  Slop it on.  However, I was nervous about these, as I already reviewed a Sri Racha lollipop made by our friends at Lollyphile.  They rock bells to be sure-they’re doing things I haven’t even thought of yet, and doing them well.  But I didn’t like their Sri pop, only because…to me, it didn’t taste like Sri Racha.  Just a mildly spicy and sweet lollipop.

But this review isn’t about those things- it’s about these canes baby, yeah!  It’s the holiday season!

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So here’s the deal on these:  They don’t taste like Sri Racha.  At all.  They’re just…a sweet candy cane that actually has a decent little spice kick.  The taste is way closer to cinnamon than anything else.  So um..yeah-I guess they are similar to the Sri Racha lollipop we reviewed.  Different in that they taste like cinnamon, but samey in that they don’t harken their namesake’s flavor at all.

 

I don’t get it.  If you’re gonna go for it, go for it, damn it!  Where’s the garlic?  Where’s the real chile punch?  Where’s the salt?  It’s not that hard-Sri Racha doesn’t have that many ingredients.

 

Regardless, these are a fail.  Jonny Guru Jr. likes them, but that’s because he’s a cinnamon freak.  Hey, idea!  They could rebrand these as Big Red® candy canes!  If they did that…they’d have fewer disappointed consumers on their hands.  Even worse, these things are priced RIDIC.  Way too expensive.  Having said that – click the link below and (don’t) buy some today!

 

Bah Humbug!

2 Comments

  1. You know Sriracha is getting kicked out of their home town because the natives can’t breathe with all the peppers in the air. That’s all.

    • No, they’re not. They’re just being forced to reduce the “pungency” of the fumes they output.

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