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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Haribo Cola Twist Confirmed sighting: Haribo Cola Twist
Posted: 12:54 Sun 08-Nov-2009. Price: 89p. Location: Aldi, Hamilton, Scotland. Sub-flavours: Lemon, cherry, lime and regular. Nutritional unusualness: Very chewy.
Zeddy reports: I am reminded of the tale of the young man up in front of the Sheriff (magistrate, to you lot) for theft. Having stolen cans of cola and packets of crisps from a local shop, the Sheriff asks him what he has to say for himself. The accused replies, "Ah did it, ah stole cris and ginger," to which the sheriff replies, "And who are these people, Chris and Ginger?" If you're not from the West of Scotland you probably won't get it...

Anyhoo, sifting through the Halloween also-rans at Aldi, what did I come across (the security guard said not to do it again or he would throw me out)? These little blighters! Essentially a standard cola bottle with either lemon, cherry, lime or regular cola flavours. The cherry is probably the most distinctive of the 3 new flavours. It is also red in colour at the top with the usual brown "cola" underneath. The lime has a hint of green but is very subtle whilst the lemon is hard to tell apart from regular both in taste as well as colour. Still, they are moreish in the chewy cola bottle way. I can't wait for the next variety - 7-Up lite with an ice cream "float".

...It's been a while since our last Zeddy post, but we're making up for it today, as he also provided photographic compare-and-contrast evidence of his previously disputed Mars Dark sighting, riposting: "You didn't believe me ('claimed'), so here it is! Along with its Polish sister I might add. Is there anything as fine as a Dark Mars bar? No, there isn't."

And, on a smilarly semi-international angle, he additionally avoided the temptation of obvious novelties like Toblerone Tobelle in order to capture this Sockerbageriet Gingerbread flavour toffee (1.15), discovering: "In the food hall at Ikea Glasgow today, I found this sitting in a little 'pokey hat' paper container. I think it is a Christmas line. Absolutely smashing. It has a subtle flavour of gingerbread and at the same time has that traditional toffee flavour. Combine this with a lovely chewy texture and you have a winner. The pack only has about 10 toffees but is still worth it."

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Posted: 17:32 Sun 08-Nov-2009 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Yes, I do have a bad habit there, don't I?
Posted: 21:08 Wed 18-Nov-2009 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: come back cola worms..........although the new M&S cola caterpillars are not a bad substitute I suppose. Anyhow, I had some of these Cola Twists the other day when I was in Aldi, and as Zeddy said the cherry flavour is the only one where you can really taste any difference. The rest are all nothing special.
Posted: 12:00 Mon 21-Dec-2009 by "jazzchilli" # permalink comment
Comment: i can't find these Haribo cola twists...in fact if I can ever find anything new in London it's always months later than the rest of the country. boo! these would have made a nice stocking filler for the bf.


Posted: 14:01 Mon 21-Dec-2009 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Treat yourself to a case then! http://www.harrisonsdirect.co.uk/ [URL display truncated]
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