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Wine and chocolate are a common candy-and-alcohol match, but for those of us with way less refined taste, here's a list of other liquors and their candy counterpart, according to my arguably questionable palate.
Rum and Almond Joy. If you lust after the coconut, pick a coconut-flavored rum, otherwise, a regular ol' rum will do and you'll still get your tropical nutty fix with this combo. The wearing of a pirate's eyepatch while consuming is recommended.
Pernod and Good 'n' Plenty. Go into anise-overload by pairing up these two, and keep in mind that black licorice also works well for a trifecta of anise taste. However, if you're one of those folks who think there's a reason why "anise" sounds so much like "anus," then you probably wanna pass.
Jack and caramel cubes. Jack Daniels caramel candy is delicious, but a glass of whiskey and a hand full of caramels is even better. And best of all, if the sticky caramels accidentally pull out a filling or two, you're already anesthetized by the booze.
Sour Apple Pucker and Sour Patch Kids. Like your candy and your booze both sweet and sour? This disgustingly delicious combo is for your inner underaged drinker.
Beer and just about any candy on the market. It's true. I've matched up beers with most cheap, drugstore candies -- including M&Ms, Chick-o-Sticks, Tootsie Rolls, Tootsie Roll pops, Airheads, Andies Candies, Twix Bars, Boston Baked Beans, Butterfingers, Circus Peanuts, Sugar Babies, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Reese's Pieces, Clark Bars, Three Musketeers, Dots, KitKats and Jelly Bellies -- and they all worked as fine, fine complements. (Note that Fun Dip "lick-a-stick" did not make it on this list.) However, if forced to pick, Salted Nut Rolls with Lakefr…Read more...