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28. What is called and sold as Black Licorice in the United States is not what in Europe we call Lakritz
Tue Oct 15, 2019, 04:23 AM
Oct 2019

What Americans have come to know as Black Licorice is a fraud. In my parents culture of Denmark and Germany, what I have grown up with and have, is real anis taste and the saltier the better. It's national treasures for the Danes. My favorite is the gourmet black licorice that is mixed with chocolate and other flavors, including spicy flavors.

Poll - Black Licorice [View all] Quixote1818 Oct 2019 OP
How can they even call it candy? Iggo Oct 2019 #1
i have that bitter taste loving gene, but mopinko Oct 2019 #2
Robitussin ruined black licorice for me! LeftInTX Oct 2019 #3
I like it. The "food" I hate with the fire of a thousand suns is raw onions. The Velveteen Ocelot Oct 2019 #4
It's strange to me too. Love em cooked in any way. Can't eat them raw... Phentex Oct 2019 #36
I know the poll is young but it's interesting that the bulk of people either love it or hate it Quixote1818 Oct 2019 #5
Like it, especially after it sits out a few days after opening. However, Hoyt Oct 2019 #6
LOL DashOneBravo Oct 2019 #43
For me, black licorice brings back memories of my dad. Liberty Belle Oct 2019 #7
OMG. Me too. MontanaMama Oct 2019 #10
My dad bought licorice ropes by the yard Thunderbeast Oct 2019 #12
I would buy them if I could find them. MontanaMama Oct 2019 #16
It was probably Haribo hauweg Oct 2019 #38
Are ropes the same as twists? Liberty Belle Oct 2019 #45
Sadly the ropes aren't the same as the twists. MontanaMama Oct 2019 #46
I saw black licorice twists today iin Albertson's supermarket. Liberty Belle Oct 2019 #49
to patch your roof? surely not to eat! Demovictory9 Oct 2019 #27
You can buy them at Walmart Arazi Oct 2019 #40
Sadly, laces are not the same as ropes. Thunderbeast Oct 2019 #42
It's tastes like rotten shoe leather and disappointment. Liberal Veteran Oct 2019 #8
I love it! MontanaMama Oct 2019 #9
I prefer customerserviceguy Oct 2019 #11
Now I'm curious - what are the other two foods you won't eat? 50 Shades Of Blue Oct 2019 #13
This message was self-deleted by its author applegrove Oct 2019 #14
I tried escargot once and the texture and thought of what it was disgusted me Quixote1818 Oct 2019 #19
Too many to list, lol. I'd never even *try* escargot. Or *any* 50 Shades Of Blue Oct 2019 #21
Blue cheese dressing tasts like someone took a gym sock and squeezed the sweat out of it Quixote1818 Oct 2019 #35
Black licorice, anise, fennel is a big no for me. Gross. yonder Oct 2019 #15
me too Demovictory9 Oct 2019 #26
Yup OriginalGeek Oct 2019 #47
i Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooove licorice !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! trueblue2007 Oct 2019 #17
My ex runs on Good & Plenty candy. House of Roberts Oct 2019 #18
The liver of candies Cartoonist Oct 2019 #20
Good one! keithbvadu2 Oct 2019 #22
This message was self-deleted by its author WestLosAngelesGal Oct 2019 #23
Red licorice is a fraud. keithbvadu2 Oct 2019 #24
disgusting sh*t. hate to even look at it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 Demovictory9 Oct 2019 #25
What is called and sold as Black Licorice in the United States is not what in Europe we call Lakritz Pachamama Oct 2019 #28
There is both sweet and salty in Denmark flor-de-jasmim Oct 2019 #29
I like black licorice because I like Sambuca and or Anisette .. and much better. YOHABLO Oct 2019 #30
The Danes have a black "hot" licorice - made with ammonium chloride jpak Oct 2019 #31
Black licorice and peanuts make a fine breakfast. IADEMO2004 Oct 2019 #32
Only LICORICE is black lillypaddle Oct 2019 #33
sisu? Piasladic Oct 2019 #34
This message was self-deleted by its author WestLosAngelesGal Oct 2019 #37
they're my favorite too Skittles Oct 2019 #41
Only candy worth eating. hunter Oct 2019 #39
I cannot stand it. DashOneBravo Oct 2019 #44
Oooooooo I love it in the "good and plenty" pink and white black licorice a kennedy Oct 2019 #48
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