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Candy Review: Vertigo – Candy & Chocolate Flavored Pops

Categories: Awesomely Addictive Candy,Candy,Candy Reviews,Chocolate Candy,Hard Candy,Lollipops,New Candy




Vertigo Bag

Name brands don’t influence me to buy things. Flashy packages, tempting images, a cute cartoon face or a really cool name… those are things that grab my attention. This isn’t the best logic, but it’s the way I am. You can imagine my expression when I discovered Vertigo. The name alone makes me imagine colorful Cheshire cats with swirling eyes and giant grins!

Vertigo are new chocolate lollipops from Topps. They are already on the shelves at various locations (I first spotted them at Wal-Mart for about half a dollar each). They are a fusion of two great candies: one side (about 3/4 of it) is a perfectly rich chocolate and the other side is a swirled hard candy. They come on a sturdy brown plastic stick that matches the color of the chocolate so well that I thought the stick was edible, too. (They aren’t.)

Vertigo comes in three flavors:

Chocolate/Cookies & Cream: First sensation in mouth: Mmmm… Creamy, delicious flavor. Very smooth texture. It’s hard to resist biting into the chocolate side! It’s a creamy chocolate that melts on your tongue nicely (if you lick at it). The candy side is truly delicious. Once I finally nibbled/licked/bit off the chocolate side, the hard candy side is left. Now that I’ve disassembled the shape, the flat top edge presses against the roof of my mouth. It rests better beside my cheek.

Chocolate/Caramel: Just what you’d expect in a caramel flavor, only tangier. The flavor isn’t quite as good as the Cookies & Cream flavor, but still good. The pops last a long while if you don’t bite them.

Chocolate/Strawberry: I purposely saved this one for last. I knew this would be the best! It tastes like it was made with real strawberries! It’s amazingly good. This would be awesome after a nice dinner.

I definitely recommend these to everyone!!!

Editor’s note: I tried these too and I agree – they are really good. The chocolate is much better than I expected and provides a nice contrast to the hard candy. I can’t imagine anyone not liking these.

Buy Vertigo Pops online:

Strawberry Vertigo Pop

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26 Responses to “Candy Review: Vertigo – Candy & Chocolate Flavored Pops”

  1. 1
    Rich says:

    Looks like a good way to start the new year.

  2. 2
    A says:

    these sound cool, wish i could have some. but im here in the uk *pouts*

  3. 3
    Sera says:

    Ooooo, these sound so good! Where did you buy yours (assuming you didn’t get them at Wal-mart…..)? I must find some! :)

  4. 4
    Heather says:

    Indeed! They’re really tasty!
    I hope Vertigo Pops make their way overseas!
    I did get mine at Wal*Mart. Sadly, I went back to buy more, and they were gone. I hope they’ll be back in mass amounts! Hee hee! ^_^
    When I bought mine, they were individual. I hope they will continue to be sold individually, as I wasn’t too fond of the caramel one. The strawberry one is amazing. o.O

  5. 5
    Elizabeth says:

    The Vertigo pops are perfect for dipping in coffee or cappicino also. And since they are on a plastic stick there is no soggy stick!

  6. 6
    fifenhorn says:

    I absolutely LOVE the strawberry ones…I get mine individually at Walmart, and I buy them by the dozen…then stash them for MY special snacks!

  7. 7
    Nina Lynn says:

    How can I order the Vertigo pops? (online)

  8. 8
    c says:

    are virtigo pops available in canada?

  9. 9
    Fatty Patty says:

    The Amazon website listed them for a box of 24 for $14.99. Not bad. Currently, the gas station by my house has them at 3 for a $1.00! Great price! Great product! I have almost bought all of them at the gas station over a period of a week’s time! They are my new favorite!! Great with black coffee!!

  10. 10
    Ashlie says:

    I LOVE VERTIGO! It is awesomely awesome! The Strawberry and Caramel are my FAVORITES. when I first tasted one (it was strawberry) I immediately knew that it was my new favorite candy! i have about six in my purse right now. Theyre a PERFECT pick me up after tiring exams!

  11. 11
    Carolyn says:

    I find these to be disgusting. :( The chocolate tastes cheap and waxy and they’re quite skimpy on the topping. They’re inexpensive though, so I threw mine away without guilt. Sadly was a miss for me though.

  12. 12
    Newscat says:

    I just saw these in a CVS and remembered Candy Addict’s review. The strawberry one was awesome. Did not like the cookies’n'cream so much. I bought only individual ones so I didn’t get to try the carmel. Only quibble is I really disliked the plastic stick. Paper would have been better.

  13. 13
    Atiyah says:

    I have the chocolate/strawberry and its really good. I need to look for the pack of four.

  14. 14
    Dee T says:

    I just had to write to tell you how AWESOME the chocolate and strawberry pops are!!! My sister and I tried them on our trip to Ohio and fell in love with them! Please distribute them to more places so they’re not so hard to find…………..THANKS………..

  15. 15
    Rose Passman says:

    welll how about some new flavors? how about banana and chocolate raisins and chocolate orange and chocolate green apple and chocolate peanut butter and chocolate and we all like the suckers

  16. 16
    tom says:

    I have been looking for vertigos for a long long time and I did NOT find them at Wal-mart. I found them at CVS pharmacy

  17. 17
    Paula Schank says:

    The commecial is very convincing, and i have been looking for them for a very long time. I found this website, and discovered where to buy them. I am sure going to look at these places (CVS,WALMART, & TARGET) OHMYGOD OHMYGOD OHMYGOD! hahaa. i love these!

  18. 18
    Rie Kelly says:

    Dude! ! !
    These R So Good!
    I love the Comercial!
    Hey Britney. . .
    I just tried this new Vertigo pop. . .
    And?
    I just Felt my Brain 4 a second!
    Oh-My Gosh, Oh-My Gosh, Oh My gosh!

  19. 19
    Mireille says:

    I’ve been searching for your candy’s in Montréal,Canada and i founded some at Costco.I’m not a candy fan but your Vertigo’s are wonderful.I wish i could fine more of your candy’s.By the way, love your commercials with the tête à claques guy.If you know where i can found more of your delicious candys please tell me.

  20. 20
    Mireille says:

    Yes it’s true some new flavors would be great,thank you Rose Passman for your comments and ideas for the flavors it was what i was thinking of (banana&chocolate)Mmmmm….

  21. 21
    Erika says:

    I LOVE vertigo candy!!!!!!!!!!!!And I mean it I can actually marry that peice of heaven!!I was searching for them for a month!!!!!!! I finally found them in Walmart!!! And there were sadly 2 or 3 left I bought like 2 caramel and strawberry. I ate the strawberry one first and it was love at first bite! And sadly I was finished then I unwrapped the caramel one, I usually love the taste of caramel but this time I wanted to spit it out and gargle viniger. It made my taste buds wanted to commit suicide! The caramel part tasted I can’t explain it! Maybe yucky?I emidiately threw that THING away! I’m pretty scaried to taste the cookies and cream one now>.

  22. 22
    candy applepop says:

    where can i buy a vertigo pop?

  23. 23
    Lauren says:

    I was searching for these lollipops FOREVER!! I looked in almost every store I could think of..Wal*Mart, Bed Bath & Beyond, WaWa, 7 Eleven, The Dollar Store and today I finally found them at Target! They didn’t have the bags of them but they had them individually wrapped near one of the check-out lines. I bought one of each: strawberry, caramel, and cookies & creme. I ate the strawberry first and loved it. The chocolate isn’t too bad…definitely nothing spectacular but it satisfies the craving. The strawberry candy by itself is not too hot but with the chocolate it’s tangy and sweet–very good. I couldn’t help myself and ate the caramel right after it. It was evey better than th estrawberry. I’ll try the cookies and creme tomorrow, hopefully it’s just as good as the other two!

  24. 24
    David says:

    i love the pink ones wish you could just buy them with one kind I have bought three walmarts out of them last week and there gone I cant seen to get enough of them they tast like real strawberry’s

  25. 25
    jamie says:

    Oh gosh, I was excited when I first saw these, butthen I tried one and thought it was way horrible. Maybe I didn’t get the right flavor or eat it with the right things. Now I want to try again…

  26. 26
    sam says:

    I actually didn’t like the chocolate. I tried the cookies & cream.OMG! SOOOOOOO good!

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