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Katsuhiro Harada and others react to BatAAr’s ‘nasty’ Swedish candy

BatAAr, the Swedish band with a song called ‘Vrede’ featured on the Tekken 7 soundtrack, was recently in Japan and while there they passed out some interesting candy. It was a special kind of salty liquorice candy called Jatte Salt, and supposedly has an acquired taste (see: nasty).

According to Wikipedia:

Salty liquorice, also known as salmiak or salmiakki (in Finland), is a variety of liquorice flavoured with ammonium chloride, common in the Nordic countries, the Netherlands, and northern Germany. Ammonium chloride gives salty liquorice an astringent, salty taste (hence the name), which has been described as “tongue-numbing” and “almost-stinging”. Salty liquorice is an acquired taste and people not familiar with ammonium chloride might find the taste physically overwhelming and unlikeable. Salty liquorice candies are almost always black or very dark brown and can range from very soft to very hard and may be brittle. The other colours used are white and variants of grey. Salty liquorice is also used as a flavouring in other products, such as ice creams and alcoholic beverages.

Check out some of these hilarious reactions, which also includes Tekken Director, Katsuhiro Harada and Michael Murray, Tekken Senior Game Designer.

Well played, BatAAr. Well played.

Aziz Peregrino-Brimah aka Zee the CEO | Founder / Editor-in-chief of TekkenGamer | Gaming has been a passion of Zee's since the early days of Atari and ColecoVision. His first experience with Tekken was in the early 90's, and it was Tekken 3 that sealed the deal. True story... As a teenager Zee once received his Winn-Dixie paycheck and spent it all at the arcade the same day. Needless to say, his mother wasn't pleased.


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