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You Can Now Buy Dr Pepper-flavored Licorice

Posted: 6:07 AM, Aug 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-07 10:44:24-04
You Can Now Buy Dr Pepper-flavored Licorice

There’s a new twist on licorice, and we think you’ll love it: Dr Pepper flavor is here!

At just $3 for a 5-ounce bag , these delicious licorice twists can be yours. Dr Pepper is a blend of 23 flavors in and of itself, and now those flavors are packed into these candy twists.

The seller, Licorice International, has a lot of flavor choices when it comes to its licorice. But Dr Pepper is such a beloved beverage, who can pass up trying this unique candy treat?

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You can even get the Dr Pepper licorice on Amazon in an assortment with other soda-flavored twists ! It’s $10.53 for four pouches, and each has about 21 pieces inside.

The other flavors in the assortment include Orange Crush, Grape Crush, and A&W Root Beer. They’re all made with the real beverages, but the Dr Pepper flavor intrigues us the most.

Packs of the licorice twists are also available for sale by several online retailers and can be found at Walmart . You want to take some home today!

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Dr Pepper is a unique drink. It was created by a pharmacist named Charles Alderton, who may have been attempting to re-create the smell of a drugstore in Waco, Texas, where he worked, in 1885. Strange, right? But he came up with the peppery deliciousness we all love today.

Legend has it Alderton named the drink after the father of a girl he was in love with.

It was introduced to the larger public at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, which also introduced hamburger and hot dog buns, along with ice cream cones. The Dr Pepper Company is the oldest major manufacturer of soft drink concentrates and syrups in the U.S., but now has a parent company — the Dr Pepper Snapple Group.

The 23 flavors? One fan site speculates that they are cola, cherry, licorice, amaretto almond, vanilla, blackberry, apricot, blackberry, caramel, pepper, anise, sarsaparilla, ginger, molasses, lemon, plum, orange, nutmeg, cardamon, allspice, coriander juniper, birch and prickly ash. Others think cinnamon, spikenard, caramel, raspberry and grape may be involved.

But no one knows for sure! Dr Pepper says the ingredients are proprietary information and doesn’t have a flavor list available.

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If you love that Dr Pepper flavor, you may wish to add other Dr Pepper treats to your kitchen , like this Dr Pepper cake and Dr Pepper cotton candy .

In the meantime, everyone should give Dr Pepper licorice twists a try!

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