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Haribo Tangfastics Summer Frenzy Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours

By Kev A @kevvieguy
Haribo Tangfastics Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours
There seems to be a new Haribo Limited Edition for every season nowadays; the last few Summers they had the Frenzy Editions, which I thought were returning again this year. But it seems not...instead we're getting these "Summer Frenzy" Tangfastics which contain Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours, and Starmix Summer Frenzy with Berry Flavours.
Haribo Tangfastics Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours
The ice cream flavours are Passionfruit, Mango, Bubblegum, Peach, Watermelon and Bubblegum...
Haribo Tangfastics Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours
Whilst the Sorbet flavours are Peach and Guava, Mango & Passionfruit and Pink Grapefruit.
Being honest I think this is quite a random mix of flavours for ice cream and sorbets...I mean when was the last time anyone bought a tub of watermelon ice cream? No matter, Haribo flavours are usually better in practice than on paper.
Haribo Tangfastics Summer Frenzy Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours
There were lots of Rhubarb and custard "Cherries" in the bag, and as nice as they were they became a big boring after a while. They tasted quite similar to Haribo Rhubarb and Custard Splats.
The rings were a bit different from usual and very tasty, with two tropical flavours combined into one. The pink grapefruit bottles were nice enough, but definitely not a worthy replacement for cola bottles.
Haribo Tangfastics Summer Frenzy Ice Cream & Sorbet Flavours
The various fruit flavoured dinosaurs were all good; tangy and tropical. The Bubblegum ice cream ones were great, with the perfect Bubblegum flavour, although I suspect they've they've just reused the Bubblegum Splats formula.
Overall, as always with Haribo this Limited Edition is a mixed bag, quite literally! There's some nice tropical fruit flavours going on which make a nice change, but it's a stretch to call them ice cream flavours. When I think of ice cream I think vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, caramel, mint...these would have been more accurately described as just Sorbet Flavours. Nevertheless, it's a tasty bag of sweets and I'm sure will be very popular this summer.
Now, I need to try the Starmix Summer Frenzy with Berry flavours...stay tuned for a review!
Available at Tesco. 
Nutrition information (per 100g): 346 Calories, 0.5g Fat, 80g Carbohydrates, 50g Sugars, 6.6g Protein.
8 out of 10.

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