We may be sour, but we know our sweets.
Reviewed by Jonny on May 18, 2015
If you're not scared of licorice, then come on in
Reviewed by Matty on May 7, 2015
Us adults like sugar but not as much as kids do. Our elder taste buds crave sour and bitter and alcohol and spicy....
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 28, 2015
The mean black fox likes his licorice. Be warned.
Reviewed by Matty on Feb 24, 2015
When you are Dutch and you like peppers, then you are OK in my book. Call yourself Gustaf, and we have the trifecta.
Reviewed by Jonny on Feb 20, 2015
Time for class, kids. On the menu? Chalk.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 20, 2015
I'm basically in on anything with Halloween imagery, so this just suits me. But ya know what? They're damn tasty.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 5, 2015
If you can get past the name-which honestly, I can't-you'll find a great candy
Reviewed by Matty on Sep 29, 2014
Get your mind out of the gutter. NOW.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 2, 2014
Through the mass of mediocre licorice, we bring you a mixed bag: one good, one beyond great, and one gross.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 13, 2014
Want a slice of Americana? No? How bout some outstanding hard candies-including retro flavors!
Reviewed by Matty on Apr 24, 2014
"Itsugar" - the manufacturer of these has an apt name. I would have liked them more if they would go with "Itsflavor" though.
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 31, 2014
Oh, another licorice review. (Yawn). Except they're just THE BEST BAG OF LICORICE ANYONE CAN BUY.
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 13, 2014
“licorice”? All these years we’ve been gracefully handling the way the Brits pronounce aluminum...
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 8, 2014
Know how I regularly talk about “Grandma Candy”? It generally requires some variation of hard candy and...
Reviewed by Jonny on Jul 18, 2013
Do any among you dabble in the dark arts that is licorice? Then come along, kiddies. We have things to learn.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 14, 2013
All things people hate (hard candy, licorice, intense mint) in one convenient package!
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 4, 2013
Get ready to CHALK this up to experience. (taps microphone).......Is this thing on?
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 15, 2013
More quality licorice out of Holland....
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 1, 2013
This is what standard, basic licorice SHOULD taste like. Usually not so much. But in this case, yes!
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 11, 2013
Mint, Licorice, Chew, Repeat, Rinse.
Reviewed by Jonny on Dec 18, 2012
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
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 Oct 31, 2012
You'll be cursed for 7 years if you even LOOK at these.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 26, 2012
Does Good & Plenty have a little competition?
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 11, 2012
What happens when a Target brand candy turns out to be outstanding?
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 8, 2012
Whoah, Nellie! Your flavors are egads and stuff.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 26, 2012
If you claim to like licorice, then you need to have a bag of these on hand at all times. The pinnacle of "emergency candy"
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 4, 2012
Real, black salty sweet licorice meets soothing foamy marshmallow. Yin and Yang or train wreck?
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 9, 2012
Haribo knows gummies, and they know sour. Hell, they even know bananas. But do they know licorice?
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 15, 2012
Excuse me, but your nibs smell JUST a bit funky. Just sayin'
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 23, 2012
Last week I reviewed the crappy Outback Beans. They were a horrible stab at the Good & Fruity concept: candy...
Reviewed by Jonny on Mar 16, 2012
We loves us somes licorice. And candy coated? Delight, right?
Reviewed by Jonny on Jan 12, 2012
Tangerine Lemonade. Chewy. Gummy. Sour. These can only be amazing.
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 28, 2011
Anyone ever heard of a Marionberry? Licorice intrigues me.
Reviewed by Matty on Oct 24, 2011
You only thought Sweden made intensely gorgeous women, and novels about girls with dragon tattoos? Well they gots candy too. Relocation time.
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 Apr 8, 2011
I’m gonna toss all my normal pithy, cute crap to the wayside today folks. Strictly business.
Being in the...
Reviewed by Matty on Feb 2, 2011
Reviewed by Matty on Dec 13, 2010
The Top 10 candies of 2010! In case you missed our first take, check out the rehash!
Reviewed by Matty on Nov 12, 2010
Candy is dandy but Licorice is ridicorous.
Reviewed by Jonny on Nov 8, 2010
Reviewed by Jonny on Oct 5, 2010
This review has nothing to do with showgirls, Vegas, or show tunes.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 28, 2010
I wanted these to be great, and while they're not, they're not bad at all.
Reviewed by Jonny on Sep 3, 2010
I used to love Good & Plenty. Now, I'm ruined. These take licorice to the HNL.
Reviewed by Jonny on Jun 29, 2010
Baby poo or zit insides? Either way, not good news.
Reviewed by Matty on Jun 18, 2010
Reviewed by Matty on May 21, 2010
Dammit if the Dutch aren't just super right on. They make great licorice. They aren't afraid of really pushing anise. They don't pretend to cater to children. They play to adults. And they use salt. Like all good cooks.
Reviewed by Jonny on Apr 14, 2010
Here's a first- candy from Ireland. Will it suck, or stay strong like the rest of Europe?
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