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Liquorice (licorice) Skittles

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Licroice Skittles

Did you know that Skittles makes (made?) Liquorice Skittles and they were available in non-US markets? I stumbled upon this page that talks about them then found a blog entry talking about them. Here is a description:
  • green — aniseed. They taste much like the Springerle cookies my mom used to make at christmas every year. Yummy.
  • yellow — vanilla. A nice combination of vanilla flavour and liquorice.
  • white — mint. A bit too minty for my taste.
  • red — spice. I think it’s cinnamon but it burns a little on the tongue.
  • black — liquorice. Very strong liquorice flavour.

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The most recent mention of Liquorice Skittles I found was in 2003 and I found a few mentions as far back as 2001. The Skittles product list doesn’t mention them so I have to assume they are not being made anymore. Has anyone (ever) seen these? (Not that I want any – I hate licorice.)

Speaking of Skittles, I need to find a bag of Ice Cream Skittles – sounds nasty, but might be a fun review. UPDATE: i found some Ice Cream Skittles – not bad, but not great.

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20 Responses to “Liquorice (licorice) Skittles”

  1. 1
    Cricket says:

    Those ice-cream Skittles? I haven’t been able to find full bags of them anywhere, but today at Food Lion did find a regular bag of Skittles that had pink (strawberry ice cream flavor) instead of red. The bag said something about trying all the limited-edition ice-cream flavors, so maybe they changed their marketing plan and sold them one changed flavor per bag?

    RESPONSE: Interesting. I’m gonna hit the local dollar stores and see if I can find any.
    –Brian

  2. 2
    jezabele says:

    Any convenience store ordering their candy from McLane is now getting the bags with pind strawberry ice cream flavor… at least in southern california. haven’t seen any other flavors though

  3. 3
    cm says:

    They have whole bags of the ice cream ones – caramel (tastes like coffee), chocolate (tastes like tootsie rolls), vanilla, strawberry and orange sherbert. Actually like them – and better than the fruit ones.

    RESPONSE: I found some :)
    –Brian

  4. 4
    Jess says:

    They probably don’t have the licorice ones this side of the ocean because most people don’t like it… :/

    I love licorice, and they would probably be the only skittles I bought, I don’t like the regular ones.

  5. 5
    ashley says:

    I dont think i would like these too much. but i like the pack. its soo hott haha. :)

  6. 6
    Audrey says:

    I LOOOOVE Skittles!

  7. 7
    Angel says:

    I really don’t like licorice and I prefer Skittles Original!

  8. 8
    al says:

    Can some one please confirm that the british skittles blackcurrant flavour, has been changed to a more american taste.

  9. 9
    SkittlesROCK says:

    I abdsolutly lurve sour skittled!!!
    Were do you get the ice cream flavoured one ..?
    And Also the Liquorice Ones..?
    If you no Go On mY site nd Tell me Plz =D
    http://www.–SharNaa.piczo.com

  10. 10
    LadyParasyte says:

    Oh this is the best thing ever. I want them.i love licorice. Most people think it taste like cough syrup, which oddly enough I was addicted to as a child.:)

  11. 11
    Kathleen says:

    I LOVE CANDY!!!!

  12. 12
    Racquel Vaughn says:

    I am a candaholic.

  13. 13
    Chantel says:

    I love skittles too. I’m serisoly a skittles fanatic! but i don’t thnk i wld enjoy the licorise ones because i don’t really like licoriouse anyway. but other people may so, yeah!

  14. 14
    Ashley says:

    You make my taste buds fly!!

  15. 15
    L U C I A N A says:

    i love this cady li lovet!!!
    but never probet skitters liquorice
    in my countri neve make
    i live in argentina
    i was born in agrentina :P

    kisses

    L U C I A N A

  16. 16
    zJorge says:

    I want to buy some licorice skittles and mix them in with my cisssnachos.

  17. 17
    Starla P. Withans says:

    I am going to dine on licorice skittles with one zJorge. They are both delicious.

  18. 18
    alleashia says:

    i am n love with skittle all 6 packs

  19. 19
    skittle duke says:

    i go crazy foe skittlessss

  20. 20
    alleashia says:

    skittles r my baby

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