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 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 6:57 AM   
 By:   paulhickling   (Member)

Weird. Jelly Babies are great, though I haven't had them in quite a while. Haribo do indeed feel like they are for the kiddie market, and have that cut-price/bargain shop (i.e. Poundland) quality. I can enjoy them though. I guess I grew up with Jelly Babies, whereas Haribo are a very late in life experience...

Used to have a dear friend who since passed away, who worked as a maintenance engineer for Bassetts, which was taken over by Cadburys, and we used to get tons of sweets brought to the pub from the factory shop dirt cheap which he passed on to us regulars.

I remember when he said they were about to be taken over by Kraft. I jokingly said "what next, chocolate cheese?". Very shortly after they brought out chocolate Philadelphia!

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 7:31 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

Don't tell Tall Guy, but I've grown quite fond of the Yorkie chocolate bar. The Euro Kit Kat is another big favorite, the dark chocolate version, that is.

And of course the Curly Wurly is another treasured chocolate, even in its allegedly diminished state, and is the closest thing to the long-defunct Marathon bar, which was truly too good to last--I'm thinking of starting a religion around it. wink

While I do love a bit of chocolate now and again, especially European brands, I find myself more interested in savory snacks like cheese, which is fast becoming a new obsession.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 10:49 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

Jelly Babies = Yay
Haribo - No. They're like a poor mans wine gums.


Your face is a poor man's.........wine gums. (mutter, mumble)

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 10:51 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

Haha, yes. Although I'm sure Xebec would be quite happy to spend the rest of his winter, tied to (T)HIS FUC*ING COUCH!!!

Don't say that. Apparently we are in for a long, incredibly cold winter with something called a snow train, where it basically snows non-stop for 5 months.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 10:52 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

"You've got to be fecking kidding!"

~xebec, after watching his oily Haribo wrapper walk away


They do get oily.

The oiliest sweet is actually Live Wires from 7/11. They're also mega and addictive and Kev McG wouldn't understand them because he's too low or highbrow, i can't decide which. Probably low.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 10:54 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

Phelps, for years i never liked Galaxy chocolate bars, this was a mistake. Get some down thi'.

 
 Posted:   Sep 24, 2020 - 11:56 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

Phelps, for years i never liked Galaxy chocolate bars, this was a mistake. Get some down thi'.

I'll keep an eye open for this "Galaxy chocolate bar" of which you post.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 25, 2020 - 1:32 AM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

Galaxy Chocolate Bars are quite nice (they're Carole's favourite), but I prefer Cadbury's Dairy Milk.
Yorkie's are yummy too, but not for Girls.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 25, 2020 - 1:36 AM   
 By:   KeV McG   (Member)

Have we discussed Maltesers in this thread (can't be @rsed flicking back to check)?
Now they are The Shizz!
Suck Em! Crunch Em! Tongue Em! Fill Mouth Em!
Don't Matter.
The result is still the same.
Sheer Bliss!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 25, 2020 - 7:20 AM   
 By:   paulhickling   (Member)

Galaxy chocolate has a nice slight caramel-ish taste that I like but there's no doubt that Cadburys has a classic taste. Much more chocolate-y.

Maltesers are my wife's favourite and I prefer to let them dissolve in the mouth for maximum malty taste.

Last night whilst at my daughters we had a go at some new Malteser biscuit bars. Now the same thing occurred to me as when I eat the Malteser chocolates that come in Celebrations. There's just not enough malty centre to rise above the general sweetness of the chocolate. Last night's malt was mixed in with the biscuit and was completely lost.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 25, 2020 - 1:58 PM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

I still prefer adbuty to galaxy. I like a fruit and nut bar. In the supermarket they sit the English version near the American version so I can do a taster test. English version edges it.

 
 Posted:   Sep 29, 2020 - 10:36 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

The "Milka" brand, like Haribo, is seemingly available in most "fine shops" around here, but such is their widespread availability that I have no desire to even try the stuff. As embarrassing as it is to admit it, I seriously think it's that I just don't like the packages!

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 29, 2020 - 10:42 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

The "Milka" brand, like Haribo, is seemingly available in most "fine shops" around here, but such is their widespread availability that I have no desire to even try the stuff. As embarrassing as it is to admit it, I seriously think it's that I just don't like the packages!

Is that the violet coloured packaging? If it's what I'm thinking of it's actually alright.

 
 Posted:   Sep 29, 2020 - 10:46 AM   
 By:   Jim Phelps   (Member)

Yes, that's the one. My dislike for it is not because of the color but its omnipresence.

Plus, I have access to so many other delicious options that I don't even give Milka a look.

 
 
 Posted:   Sep 29, 2020 - 10:50 AM   
 By:   Xebec   (Member)

I think I always thought it was some cheapo kind of chocolate. Like a last resort. But it probably stacks up well enough. Now I want chocolate. A Toblerone and a cup of tea.

 
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