Monday, January 07, 2008

Russian Roulette of Jelly Beans

If you've ever tried to eat Jelly Belly's Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans , then you know sampling them can be traumatic experience. Trust me, the vomit flavored bean is a little too realistic. Regardless, this month Jelly Belly is launching Jelly Belly BeanBoozled .

BeanBoozled is comparable to playing russian roulette with your taste buds. Here's how it works, there are twenty flavors - ten gross flavors and ten pleasant flavors. The catch is that there are only 10 colors. Therefore you could pick up a black bean thinking it's licorce flavor (which would be gross in itself), but when you take a bite you discover it's "skunk spray". Sounds awful, but I can see little kids having fun with them.

Here's how the flavors pair up:

skunk spray / licorce
rotten egg / buttered popcorn
ear wax / cafe latte
booger / juicy pear
baby wipes / coconut
pencil shavings / top banana
toothpaste / berry blue
vomit / peach
moldy cheese / caramel corn
black pepper / plum

I must admit I am curious about the flavor of "pencil shavings". I love the smell of pencil shavings, but will I want to eat them? Maybe....

2 comments:

the dynamo said...

I made a video review of these beans. Check it out. I think these were gross but surprisingly edible. http://youtube.com/watch?v=f8KyYB33vrM

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