Upon putting the candy into my mouth a strong matcha flavour is immediately noticeable. The bitterness of the matcha however slowly dissipates with a chew as the creamy and milky flavours of the candy start to slowly takeover. Texture wise, as the packaging suggested is a chewy, slightly sticky texture that is classic of milk candies.
Continued chewing of the candy only brings more creaminess with small hints of lightly bitter matcha. It is, a matcha flavoured milk candy more than a matcha candy. So perhaps the lack of the lingering bitterness that drinking matcha has is understandable.
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While these aren’t bad tasting, I certainly wouldn’t spend too much effort finding them. It is, however, pretty nice if you happen to find them and pick them up.
I got what I expected for what I paid. A solid matcha flavoured candy. Nothing more, nothing less.