Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Trident Strawberry Twist

Flavor: Much like its Orbit rival, the new Trident Strawberry Twist is reminiscent of a very distinct flavor from my past—not Big League Chew, but McDonald’s Strawberry milkshakes. At first whiff of the gum inside the packaging I sensed that delightful, creamy, strawberry twang of a McShake, but I tried to convince myself it was in my head. Then came the BURST of flavor, and I confirmed its likeness to that milky pink treat. Every so often I’ll smell it wafting from my bag and crave it, yearning to delight its satisfying flavor. I found myself even thinking about the gum as the week went on, looking forward to the burst of milkshaky goodness as many times in a day as I wanted (with no indigestion or brain freeze). Unfortunately it goes downhill from the burst. Surprisingly, the flavor fades in a matter of a minute at most—an unusual characteristic for Trident gums. The flavor is such a pleasure, however, that I usually chew two or three pieces in one sitting, just to enjoy the burst.

Texture: It’s your average Trident at first, but it loses that reliable Trident texture quickly. It decreases in size and becomes rather hard, and if you chew it for long enough (which I’ve only done once) to get past the initial strange hardening, you’ll find that it’s pretty squeaky, much like many pellet gums, also an unusual trait for a stick of this variety.

Overall: It’s delicious. I don’t drink McDonald’s strawberry shakes anymore for one reason or another, but I can definitely see myself buying this gum again for a little after-meal treat. It’s nothing I want on my breath; it’s not a freshener in the least. Nor is it any kind of “Twist"-- I think they were stretching it with the title, but at least they didn’t claim “Mint” like Orbit. I’ll chew it again, just as sure as I’ll someday buy another McMilkShake, at 3 in the morning, on my way home from the bar.
Rating: ooo (three gumballs)

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

My friend gave me a piece of this gum recently, and she said that it was really good. Since i love the taste of strawberries(strawberries are my favorite fruit), i tried it and it was REALLY good!! I hope i can get a pack of it soon! This is by far my favorite gum, after bubblemint!

Anonymous said...

This flavor was very sweet and had an acceptional taste. Within the first 5 minutes, the flavor was already fading away. As Trident named this flavor "Strawberry Twist", there was a small "twist" in the flavor. It kind of went from sweet to a tangy undertone of strawberries. Overall, I would rate this flavor with 3 gumballs.

Anonymous said...

The flavor is good at the beginning but quickly fades. After about 20 minutes it is pretty much tasteless. Unlike other trident gums this gum after 2 hours of chewing becomes very soft and essentially disintegrates in your mouth.

Anonymous said...

When ever we go to the grocery store I get a new flavor of gum until I found this flavor it is my favorite but not many stores sell it I was afraid the flavor retired until tonight I looked it up online and there are a lot of flavors any only the most popular ones are in the store :)

Anonymous said...

I did not like this gum at all. Where I work we trade gum often and refer to them as 'smokes'. This gum tasted like an undercooked steak and it earned itself the name "meat smokes". Needless to say this flavor was around for a while and very unpopular.

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