We may be sour, but we know our sweets.

UK Starburst: A Comparison

Yet more reasons why the UK is way cooler than the U.S.

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Simpkins: English Hard Candy Ain’t Hard to Like

This candy is hard

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Sugar Sin’s Entire Friggin’ Lineup

High falootin' sweets that harness the power of booze

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Fruit-tella: a Starburst by another name

This comes down to how much you like Starburst-type soft chews.

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Barratt Refreshers Softies Minis

They're small. And soft. But are they really?

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Fizzy Favourite Rainbow Pencils

What do you get when you put classic boiled sweets flavors into newfangled filled gummies?

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Honeycomb Dips: You Want Dibs on These

Honeycomb. Yes.

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Radioactive Sours

I didn't have protective gloves when I tasted these, so it's possible I'm now part mutant.

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Stockleys Great British Cocktail Party

I like cocktails. I love candy. Let's smash them together.

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British Old Fashioned Boiled Sweets: The Finale

Chapter 4 in our 4 part breakdown of classic British hard candies

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British Old Fashioned Boiled Sweets: Episode 3

Part 3 of our boiled sweets master class

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British Old Fashioned Boiled Sweets, Episode 2

Three shockingly good hard candies from the good 'ol UK

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British Old Fashioned Boiled Sweets. Episode 1.

This is the start of a beautiful friendship, I'm sure of it. Let's learn together.

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Asda’s Jewellery Laces: Play, then Eat. And You’ll Want to Eat.

I really didn't want to like these. But I did.

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Waitrose Rhubarb & Custard

an absolute classic pairing: but is it botched?

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Superb Salted Peanut Caramel Chocolate Bar: Indeed

When you name your food 'superb' - hell, you BETTER be good. These are. Very. 

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Waitrose Fruit Sherbets

break out the pennies, cause it's penny candy time.

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Wham Bamz Cosmic Jelly Beans: Yeah. Ok.

These are boring and so is this review.

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Maynards Bassetts Mint Creams

A mint treat from across the pond that isn’t as different as something we’re all quite used to

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Bassett’s Jelly Babies

I reviewed these 10 years ago and hated them. What I would I think a decade later? UPDATE: I never reviewed them. EDIT: reviewing now.

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Cadbury Twirl: Intense Chocolate Hit

Intense isn't a word I would ever use with chocolate

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Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles Infusions

We love Rowntrees original pastilles, but did they fuck things up with these newfangled flavor combos?

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Sula Sugar Free Mint Humbugs

i REALLY want to say BAH HUMBUG, but peeps....I just can't! These are just too yummy.

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Swizzels Bumper Bag

This bag is BUMPIN'

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Black Jack: I’m supposed to love these, but…

who thought these tasted god enough to mass produce?

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Marks & Spencer American Hard Gums

The old saying goes "Goody goody gumdrop". BUT ARE THEY GOOD?

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Cadbury Flake Bar

One of the most old school Brit chocolate bars is put on notice today. Notice of what, you say? Just general notice.

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Lion Bar

Sometimes it feels like chocolate bars all use the same 4 ingredients. Actually, that's true. But don't be discouraged, they work.

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Nestle ToffeeCrisp

Britain's version of the 100 Grand Bar? OR IS THE 100 GRAND A VERSION OF THIS?

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Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel

For a LONG time I've been wanting to try this caramel confection: would it live up to my internal hype?

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Percy Pigs

They're pigs that have pig in them, so let's first think on that.

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Cadbury Double Decker

How do you feel about nougat?

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Maoam Pinballs: A secret treat from our fave candy maker?

These are the kind of balls we should all be fond of.

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Reader Request: Cadbury Crunchie Rocks

"The best thing I've ever put in my mouth"

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I Really Couldn’t Give Two Cadbury Fudges

Are you fudging kidding me?

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CARAMEL: Tunnock’s Biscuit of Love

Call them CARAMEL bars. But I'm not yelling at you about it, I swear.

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Cola Cubes

I love hard candies and I love cola - a natural fit, right?

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British Bon Bons

Get prepared for a whole new thing...

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Iron Brew Specials are Really Just Irn Bru. Shh. It’s a Secret.

I have a Scottish friend at work. I'd like him even if he wasn't Scottish, he has other qualities too.

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Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations

Finally, putting the reputation of Cadbury chocolate to the test

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Bassett’s Mint Favourites

Mint is no longer just mint.

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The Online Sweet Company

We got fish, shrimp, and American gums today.

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Robinson’s Squash Gums are Vegeterrific

British gummies for your hippie friends that you can eat too!

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Superior Sea Gull Eggs are Real & Spectacular

When you put this much effort into candy, SOMEone should write about.

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Mr. Candy British Treats: Rosey Apples & Pear Drops

Classic boiled sweets from the UK - what could be better? Or in this case, what couldn't be?

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Gumbilees: Big F-ing Wine gums

Because they don't have beer mints

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Haribo Tangfastics

It figures that one of Haribo's top brands is a sour offering. But IS IT SOUR ENOUGH? Is anything?

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Taveners Lemon & Strawberry Sherbets

Perhaps THE most iconic classic British candy is under the microscope today, yo.

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Swedish Sours: Raspberry Hallonshots & Tropical Punch Bottles at “The Candy Store”

Think you've been to the best candy store in San Francisco? If you haven't been here, you haven't.

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Rowntrees Orchard Fruits Pastilles

These pastilles are plenty good-just not wuite as good as the original flavors by Rowntrees

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