At long last, the entire collection of Kit Kats I managed to bring home have been completely sampled. I took my sweet time (pun intended?). I think this post contains some of my absolute favorites of them all!
Strawberry flavored and endorsed by Rilakkuma himself! Beyond the insane cuteness, the light strawberry flavor was delicious! In case you’re wondering who or what Rilakkuma is, he’s actually a San-X bear that I have been completely obsessed by for the last few months. Before Tokyo I was already pretty crazy about this bear, and then the explosion of Rilakkuma EVERYWHERE in Tokyo had me going nuts – it was so bad that one night Kyung and I spent over an hour in our hotel room watching the same musical video over and over of Rilakkuma and friends dancing. But I digress…
Kit Kat with cookie crumble – another winner. It tasted remarkably like Twix, though there was no caramel to be seen. The creaminess of the Kit Kat with the crunch of the cookie were complimentary.
Strawberry cheesecake flavored – light cheese flavor, sweet, with very very slight tang. Definitely one of the better Kit Kat flavors.
Tasted exactly as you’d expect a sweet potato flavored chocolate to taste. I’m ambivalent on this – just like the corn one, it tastes like it’s supposed to, but I’m really not sure what I’m supposed to think – I’d rather just eat a real sweet potato.
Red Bean Manju
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I originally intended to only do two blog posts about Kit Kats, but I have more than enough content so I’ll be writing THREE posts about it. Plus, I can only eat so many Kit Kats in a period of time without losing my mind, so I had to spread it out. Now let’s hop to it!
Red bean manju flavored – the ultimate winner! I dare say I liked this even more than the previous blog post winner – green tea. This one had a great flavoring of red bean – subtle, but pleasantly sweet and it lingers on your tongue after the candy is long gone. Even Kyung thought this was the best one he’s ever had, and he doesn’t even really like red bean anything! He liked it so much he asked our friend Daniel (an avid photographer and good friend) to bring some of this loot back from Tokyo, which he did – super awesome. Now we have two more boxes of this goodness. We’ll have to hoard it until the end of the world.
Next up is koi kinako. This probably tasted the most like ‘regular’ Kit Kat out of all the Kit Kats I tried. The kinako flavor was too subtle to really notice (but I guess if it’s bean powder, you really can’t expect much). Wikipedia says this may taste like peanut butter, but it didn’t. Still good though (can’t go wrong with OG Kit Kat flavor).
Roasted corn tastes just like..corn. Seriously. You bite into the Kit Kat wafer texture, get a sweet beginning, and then suddenly you are eating something extremely corn flavored. And then it finishes with another sweet flavor. Chocolate corn? I mean, if you really want to eat something corn flavor they did a VERY good job, but I think I’d rather eat real corn, thanks.
Soy sauce Kit Kat tastes remarkably like salted caramel. Except you have a nice lingering nasty after taste that you really can’t describe and does not go away on its own. Blegh. This is definitely not a winner. And I like salted caramel! What does that tell you??
If I could be in Tokyo right now at a convenience store to purchase some more Kit Kats, I’d get the green tea, ginger ale, and red bean manju.
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