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Musk Candy

Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:03 am
by Name_not_found
I was lucky enough to get my hands on some components of an Australian CR1M,02/03 vintage

One of these components happened to be Musk Candy, Traditional Taste
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Not sure what to expect
I have never had anything musk flavored in the states or while traveling for that matter, the closest thing would be a musk melon( like cantaloupe)

So thats what i was thinking (hoping) it would taste like

The ingredients list didn't really help too much in trying to guess what was next
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or did it
The smell of the candy was the first clue, but i ventured on and tried a piece.

It was somewhat like a large piece of pez texture wise, plenty of sugar.
amd
The answer to the question of the day

It tasted like musk

Just what you are thinking , a sweet cologne like flavor.

If you have ever had the square violet candies, it would be similar to that but musky-er

i don't think i liked it, but would easily eat in an emergency,

(Although i may run out giving a piece to everyone around to see their reactions to the unfamiliar flavor)

NNF

Re: Musk Candy

Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:00 am
by Yowie
Told you the taste was pretty hard to explain :-), but they aren't bad.

Musks are an old school lolly (candy) over here, they also come in Musk sticks, similar in size to twizzlers?, with a the same flavour.

Yowie

Re: Musk Candy

Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:06 am
by Name_not_found
You were right Yowie, it is a very unique flavor,There aren't even any good comparisons that get close.

Is this flavor very popular where you are?

Re: Musk Candy

Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:06 am
by Yowie
They used to be a lot more popular when I was growing up, but you still see them being sold quite often. I think that they are probably considered pretty old school, but the ADF must have either got a big batch of them cheap or they are pretty popular with the diggers. (Considering that there were two packets in the one CR1M)

Re: Musk Candy

Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:18 pm
by Ruleryak
Name_not_found wrote:It was somewhat like a large piece of pez texture wise, plenty of sugar.
I recently had the Orange and Tangerine variety of these candies in a PR1M from 08 and had to chime in on this note. When they aren't "Musk" flavored, they're identical to Pez, only larger. Fantastic candies in my opinion.