Milk Coffee KitKat

2010-03-29T21:38:08.257-07:00

Part three in the reviews of KitKats from Japan! This weeks episode Milk Coffee! You have been warned!

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The first thing I noticed about the Milk Coffee KitKat was the bright pink Sakura themed packaging. I imagine this is just a seasonal design as there is no Sakura scent or flavor too this KitKat. If you are looking for a Sakura KitKat I would suggest the Sakura Green Tea KitKat that I reviewed here.

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A bit closer look at the lovely packaging.

Normally I would link to the product, but it appears to already be out of stock and removed from the site. However you can search all of J-Lists KitKats by clicking here.

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Here is the back with lots of bits of info and a nice little place to leave a note if your giving it to someone. I wouldn't.. I would eat it it and tell no one that you got it.. let them find their own damn candy from Japan I say. ^^

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Unboxed and looking mighty fine. I have to say, I prefer the two bar a packet format. In the traditional four bars to break configuration there is little option to save some for later, or share it with a friend without getting your fingers all over it.

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I have to say I am continually surprised at how much English text is on a lot of these snacks... its almost as if they knew English speaking Otaku would be trying to get their hands on these...

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Ah the super close up, the crispy layers, the semigloss finish on the chocolate, glorious!

So how does it taste? Not to be snarky, but it tastes like.... Milk Coffee! I know I know, snacks in the U.S. that are "flavored" tend to taste like some synthetic representation of the original flavor, often with a chemically aftertaste. Coffee flavors are especially guilty of this. I tell you now.. that that is not the case with these. They smell and taste just like milk coffee with a sweet white chocolate finish. I know it's a weird concept having the thing taste like what its supposed to be imitating without shouting "This is imitation." but its from Japan, a strange country indeed.

I will probably have yet another KitKat update this week with the final KitKat I got from J-List. Hopefully it won't be sold out by then! Remember all chocolate items on J-List are going to be disappearing soon so order fast!


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