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Friday, April 11, 2008

Jelly Belly Grows Up, Kicks Ass: Taste The Fear, Panther

Posted By on Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 10:49 AM

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Despite their versatility, staying-power and lifelong endorsement by one of the manliest presidents in American history, there's always been something just a tad, well, girly about Jelly Belly jelly beans. I suspect it stems directly from a combination of the word 'jelly' itself and the miniature cuteness of the things. After all, any candy that can be comfortably eaten by the dozen can't be very manly. That said, these new flavors really balance things out. My favorites: war medal, groin pull, gun powder, gravel, blood, and how can you not love the taste of fear? If only it were true. (via Serious Eats)

-- Brian Bernbaum

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