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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Walls Magnum Mint Confirmed sighting: Walls Magnum Mint
Posted: 23:06 Thu 09-Mar-2006. Price: 1.49. Location: Newsagent, Belsize Park, London. Nutritional unusualness: 27g "Carbohydrate" (sugar, presumably?), 16g fat per lolly.
Snackspot reports: They had the (relaunched) Magnum Almond - though not the new(-ish) Dark Coconut - in the same shop, but this is the mintiest treat I've had since the McDonald's After Eight McFlurry. The pack claims it's "Mint ice cream coated with milk chocolate (25%) and sugar pieces (2.5%)", which were certainly enough to convince me that I was eating a giant Nestle Matchmaker - with just a hint of my standard benchmark for mildly toothpaste-tasting lollies, Walls' ancient Dalek Death Ray.

...Meanwhile, "Targaff" belatedly neglected to send a photo of some Ben and Jerry's Minter Wonderland purchased for 2.88, in Asda, and pondered: Has this been sent in before? I could swear I've seen it here previously, but a site search doesn't seem to show any such thing. Anyhow, they have it at our local Asda, so I picked up a tub. The peppermint taste is really powerful at first, almost unpleasantly so, but this is presumably the shock factor, because after a few mouthfuls it's much nicer. The "chocolatey" chunks are indeed chunky, though the presence of cocoa on the ingredients list doesn't really alleviate concerns about why it's "chocolatey" rather than just "chocolate".

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Posted: 08:59 Fri 10-Mar-2006 by "victoria" # permalink comment
Comment: The magnum mint is also a relaunch, though, isn't it? i definitely remember the delights of teenage cinema going involving mint magnums (as well as the mildly disconcerting experience of that first boyfriend who thought cinemas were for taking advantage of the dark and not for watching films and eating icecream). i was devestated when they stopped selling them.
Posted: 20:01 Fri 10-Mar-2006 by "Chester" # permalink comment
Comment: Minter Wonderland has been out for quite a few months. From all the stock left and the discounting I can't see It as a very popular flavour, even the bigger tub doesn't help the sales.
Posted: 22:21 Fri 10-Mar-2006 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: these and the almond ones are in bogof in tesco's at the moment.
Posted: 10:34 Fri 12-May-2006 by "milky nut"
(apparently posting from 62.171.194.5: proxy-02.swgfl.ifl.net) # permalink comment
Comment: hey guys.. luvin the choc.. 32 stone and still chomping.. yum yum!!!
Posted: 10:34 Fri 12-May-2006 by "milky nut"
(apparently posting from 62.171.194.36: proxy-16.swgfl.ifl.net) # permalink comment
Comment: hey guys.. luvin the choc.. 32 stone and still chomping.. yum yum!!!
Posted: 23:38 Fri 12-May-2006 by "GTO" # permalink comment
Comment: Just finished one of these and I was extremely satisied. Nice, not too strong minty flavour, with little crunchy bits in the chocolate shell - It doesn't however, beat my favourite, the White Magnum, the King of Magnum.
Posted: 23:51 Sat 17-Jun-2006 by "Chubworth" # permalink comment
Comment: Re Minter Wonderland update: went back to my mate in Hounslow. Took a photo of Minter Wonderland and didn't check it at the time. It is all blurry hence not useable. Also, we then noticed that the use by date on the tub was last November!! Who the hell manages to keep ice cream for weeks, let alone months! SO all round it's a bit of a horlicks.
Posted: 00:36 Sun 18-Jun-2006 by "polarbear" # permalink comment
Comment: Had three magnum originals the other day for the first time in a few years, they have gotton a bit smaller i think or maybe ive just gotton bigger? they are nice though, especially when i payed 97p for a pack of three from tescos 42776 24
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