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Old 03-19-08, 11:38 PM
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Does Twix taste different to anyone else?

Does Twix taste different to anyone else?

And I don't just mean in the last month or year. I mean like in the last 10 years.

Could be my taste buds have changed but I doubt it would make Twix taste that much different.

I can't decide if it's the chocolate that taste different or the cookie...or both.

Yes, I know, this is a very plexing issue that definitely warrants a thread.

Just curious.
Old 03-19-08, 11:46 PM
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the chocolate cookie has a different taste to it. I love the peanut butter ones
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Nope!


Originally Posted by mhg83
the chocolate cookie has a different taste to it. I love the peanut butter ones

The peanut butter ones are da bomb yo!
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Probably switched to that crap high fructose corn syrup stuff instead of real sugar.
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It tasted like crap before, and now it still does.
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Originally Posted by porieux
Probably switched to that crap high fructose corn syrup stuff instead of real sugar.
bingo, along with pretty much anything else that is sweet
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The peanut butter ones suck now! They've gone to a chocolate cookie instead of the regular cookie, and I don't care for it one bit!
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Those are special editions, they still make the regular cookie. I do concur with your assessment regarding the chocolate cookie: It is the suck.
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Yes, the regular Twix does taste different than it used to. It used to be one of my favorites, but now I just find it to be acceptable.
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I was thinking this as well, which is why I rarely get them anymore. Not that I got them super frequently before, but it was one of my favorite bars as a kid. These days it's not the same. It also seems like the bars themselves got smaller.
Old 03-20-08, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by prp2
It also seems like the bars themselves got smaller.
Either that, or you have gotten bigger.
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I hadn't had a Twix bar in quite a few years, but I spotted one in the grocery store and decided to revisit an old favorite. It tasted totally different than I remembered- to the point that I almost called to complain. The only thing that held me back was the thought that it may have changed 5 years ago, and it would seem odd that I was just noticing it now.
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It's been a while since I had one, but this thread makes me want to avoid them now. I usually do anyways, since I try to eat healthy and all that shit, but a change in taste won't get me to buy one anytime soon.
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Old 03-20-08, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by al_bundy
bingo, along with pretty much anything else that is sweet
I'm surprised more companies haven't jumped on the natural sweetener bandwagon. It seems like it would be a good way to distinguish your product from your competitors.

Colas made with cane sugar taste so much better than typical sodas. I've also had a really good tonic water - Q Tonic, which is sweetened with agave. That's some good, but pricey, stuff. I gladly pay more, though, to avoid high fructose corn syrup.

As for Twix, I wouldn't have had any since the change, but I remember liking them.
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White chocolate Twix - now those were delicious. Haven't seen them around in over a year now, though.
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yum. I miss the original Peanut Butter Twix.
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Another possibility is that they removed the trans fat, if it contained that before.
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What I really miss are the Cookies & Creme Twix they used to have back in the day...those rocked.
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I think the chocolate tastes different, more runny
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Removing trans fat would never make something taste worse.
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Originally Posted by prp2
What I really miss are the Cookies & Creme Twix they used to have back in the day...those rocked.
I was just about to post the same thing.

Does anyone else have any food cravings threads to make or can I leave the grocery list at Twix and Corn Dogs?
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Originally Posted by porieux
Removing trans fat would never make something taste worse.
I don't think Oreoes would taste as good without the transfat.
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Wasn't the removal of trans fat the culprit in the Hamburger Helper change thread? That's why I suggested that's what happened here (if it really does taste different now).
Old 03-21-08, 05:48 PM
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I noticed this too! The cookie part seems...almost stale now. Seems like it's been that way for a couple years. I used to like them a lot more, but now I'm not really tempted...

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