It's made by the Hershey Corporation. Hershey is the major chocolate confectioner in the US but for whatever reason...seem to only make a limited number of Mr Goodbars. It's just chocolate with peanuts in it but there's something special.
I know that the British inbreds always comment about how bad American chocolate is. It's true that it's different. More synthetic than perhaps Cadbury's. They try to cut corners, save money, put weird shit in the product. It got to the point where the US government wouldn't even allow Hershey's to call their products "milk chocolate".
Still, I like Mr Goodbar. I also like Cadbury's peanut chocolate. I almost bought one of the big bars today but got eight Snickers instead. It was one big Cadbury's for £2 or two four packs of Snickers for £1 each. I couldn't pass up the deal.
Interestingly, Snickers sold in the US taste significantly different than Snickers sold in the UK. I discovered this myself by eating an American Snickers right before I ate a British Snickers. Totally different. The British one is unquestionably better but sometimes you just want something different.
Mr Goodbar to the front desk. The front desk is looking for Mr Goodbar.
What other candy bars did I like? Well, here's one that I didn't: Heath Bars. Fortunately, like Mr Goodbars, tough to find. Toffee-centred chocolate? No thanks.
I also didn't care for Mounds but I tried to enjoy Mounds with Almonds. Mounds were coconut-centred chocolate bars. Similar to Bounty in the UK. Do they still make those? Haven't seen them in a while. But Mounts with Almonds...had almonds. Just two, oddly. On top of the bar. I tried to eat these, even though I didn't like them, because...I don't know...it seemed a bit sophisticated. Coconut-centred chocolate. Like international playboys eat.
Also Mars bars. God. Probably the worst chocolate bar that's beloved by millions. One of the biggest chocolate bars (in popularity) in the US. I might have had two in my life. They're horrible, caramel messes.
Wait a minute. Wikipedia says it's a British chocolate bar. There was also a US version but it was discontinued in 2002, replaced by Snickers Almond. But that doesn't make sense because Mars bars didn't have almonds in them.
Oh! I must be thinking of the British version. Yeah, the one in the US (which is similar to the UK Mars bar) is called Milky Way. Yeah, those are shit. Inedible.
Yeah, this page also mentions 3 Musketeers. Those were also bad but I don't remember eating them. There were just some chocolates that you avoided. 3 Musketeers has some weird mystery filling.
But this is all chocolate I didn't like. I was trying to think of chocolate that I did like. Maybe I wasn't a big chocolate guy. Let me look up a list of US chocolate bars to try to jog my memory.
Oh yeah. Crunch. Those were probably my favourite easily-found chocolate bars. It's just a thin piece of chocolate with some...rice crisipies or something in it.
100 Grand. Those were also good. Used to be called the $100,000 bar. Again, chocolate with rice crispies but with a caramel centre. Both the 100 Grand and Crunch were made by Nestle. That's interesting.
Oh, I was probably thinking of Almond Joy when I said "Mounds with almonds".
Baby Ruth. Those were good but I only had a few. Peanut coating with a caramel centre. Also by Nestle.
Butterfinger...no, didn't like those. It was a thin layer of chocolate around a rod of brittle peanut butter. The Simpsons used to heavily advertise for Butterfinger.
Kit Kat...was never a fan. That's an old lady chocolate.
Krakel, those were good. Basically Hershey's version of a Crunch. I can't remember ever seeing a full-size bar, though. Only the miniatures at Halloween.
Twix were awful. Similar to Kit Kat but with caramel inside.
Ooh. Charlston Chew. I liked those but didn't have many. They had two varieties: vanilla, and strawberry. Strawberry was more rare. It was chocolate-covered nougat and chewy, as the name suggests.
So yeah. Chocolate.
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