Sep 22, 2011

Licorice Review & Giveaway

Licorice International offers the largest selection of black licorice, gourmet licorice and European licorice available in the United States. With licorice for all different countries, you are bound to find something you like. Want to try some licorice from Ireland? Try Creamy Licorice Toffee by Oatfield! Yearning for Australian licorice? Try the Kookaburra Mango Twists! Just want some licorice from the good ol' US? Check out the Butter Caramels!
Gluten-Free Anise Mints

But it doesn't stop at just the traditional black licorice! They also have sweet, sugar-free, gluten-free, kosher, and salty treats!

If you want to sample licorice through-out the year, sign up for the Black or Red & Black Licorice Club of the Month! If you're not interested in just black or red licorice or don't want to pay $220, feel free to check out their Sampler Club, where a different sampler will be shipped each month for six months.

If you're buying it as a gift, they have a lot of ideas available! You can get your friend the Licorice Lover's Dexluxe Gift Basket for only $84.95! It has a unique selection of 20 gourmet licorice treats from multiple countries. Don't worry if you have no idea what your loved one likes. Get them a $25 gift certificate!

Licorice International also cares about our troops. You can send a box of Licorice International licorice to our troops overseas with your purchase of the 8 pound or 12 box of Treats for the Troops Licorice.

Did you know that April 12th is actually National Licorice Day? Buy your licorice now so you don't miss out on the fun!

Licorice prices vary. Use the code ES5 to receive $5 OFF any order. You can also get free shipping for orders $100 or more.

I was able to try out the Assorted Sour Stars, RJ's Licorice Allsorts, and England Allsorts.

 For the Sour Stars, they were amazing! I love sour stuff, so the more sour it is, the better. The stars were really sour at first, but ended with a sweet finish. It has a perfect ratio between sour and sweet. I really got addicted to them, they were the first to go. If you like sour candy, you won't be disappointed by these!

The RJ's Allsorts is a New Zealand licorice. Having never had licorice from New Zealand, I didn't know what to expect. licorice sandwiches were also great! You could taste all the different flavors in each layer but if eaten at once, it had great taste. The sandwiches were big so you take one bite and your mouth is just filled with flavor.

I thought the English Allsorts were great for people whose tastes change everyday. There were pieces of just black licorice, sandwiches, little roll things, and it had Nonpariels (along with a wide variety of other licorice). Ya know- the little bit of what I think are round sprinkles? I didn't like the Nonpariels at first because it was a texture I wasn't used to. But the next day, I tried them again and ended up liking them. Once I got passed the texture, I thought they were delicious!

Thanks to the fabulous folks at Licorice International, one (1) reader will win a $15 gift certificate to Licorice International!

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I was not compensated for this review/giveaway. I received a FREE samples from Licorince International to review. All thoughts/opinions are my own.