Foods The Worst Flavors Ever  

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List Rules Vote up your least favorite flavors and vote down the ones you actually like

We asked, you answered. According to Ranker fans on Facebook, the flavors listed below are the worst flavors of anything, ever. From ice cream flavors to flavored vodka, there are some tastes that don’t belong in our food and drinks. Which is the worst offender? That’s for you to decide.

Gag at the sight of black licorice? Vote it up. Rather die than eat “natural” flavors like grape or green apple? Make your voice heard. Nowadays, everything from fancy cakes to regular ol’ water is being infused with ever-wilder tastes. Don’t believe us? Just scan the chip aisle for the weird and ridiculous offerings of Pringles’s newest flavors.

This list was crowdsourced by Ranker fans on Facebook. If you see something on it that you don’t agree with, make sure to vote it down the list. Just because someone else hates buttered popcorn Jelly Beans, doesn’t mean you have to too!

Sorry Baskin Robins, there are way more than 31 flavors in the world, and these are the absolute grossest of them.
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Vomit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Vomit

2
424 122
Ear Wax is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
chantellebelle added Ear Wax

3
225 72
Stinky tofu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added
Stinky tofu or chòu dòufu is a form of fermented tofu that has a strong odour. It is a snack that is usually sold at night markets or roadside stands or as a side dish in lunch ...more

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158 67
Haggis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Mike Phillips added
Haggis is a savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck; minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, traditionally encased in the animal's stomach and nowadays often in an ...more

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142 61
Nattō is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added
Nattō is a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. natto. Some eat it as a breakfast food. Nattō may be an acquired taste because of its powerful ...more

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168 99
Chicken feet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added Chicken feet
Chicken feet are a part of the chicken that is eaten in China, Korea, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, South Africa, Peru, Mexico, Philippines, Middle East and Vietnam. Most of the edible ...more

7
105 43
Hákarl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added Hákarl
Hákarl or kæstur hákarl is a food from Iceland consisting of a Greenland shark or sleeper shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry ...more

8
394 374
Liquorice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Liquorice is a confection flavoured with the extract of the roots of the liquorice plant. A wide variety of liquorice sweets are produced around the world. In North America, liquorice is called ...more

9
137 82
Tripe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Mike Phillips added
Tripe is a type of edible offal from the stomachs of various farm animals.

10
111 54
Marmite is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Julie Reynolds added

11
138 97
Cow's Tongue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Mike Phillips added

12
93 43
Vegemite is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
bigcraig added Vegemite

13
83 39
Black pudding is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
bigcraig added
Blood sausage is a generic name for a type of sausage made by cooking blood or dried blood with a filler until it is thick enough to congeal when cooled. The dish exists with different names in ...more

14
92 67
Umeboshi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added
Umeboshi are pickled ume fruits common in Japan. The word "umeboshi" is often translated into English as "Japanese salt plums," "salt plums" or "pickled ...more

15
281 358
Beer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar. The starch and saccharification enzymes are often derived from malted cereal ...more

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63 69
Oxtail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
bigcraig added
Oxtail is the culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only to the tail of an ox or steer, a castrated male. An oxtail typically weighs 2 to 4 lbs. and is skinned and cut into ...more

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84 122
Mustard Greens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added
Brassica juncea, mustard greens, Indian mustard, Chinese mustard, Kai Choi, or leaf mustard is a species of mustard plant. Subvarieties include southern giant curled mustard, which resembles a ...more

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117 182
Wasabi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
MWM added
Wasabi, is a plant, member of the Brassicaceae family, which includes cabbages, horseradish, and mustard. It is also called Japanese horseradish, although horseradish is a different plant. Its ...more

19
198 340
Tobasco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Tobasco

20
12 3
Garlic Coke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
RamtailtheBattlerTR added Garlic Coke

21
48 70
Vindaloo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
bigcraig added
Vindaloo is an Indian curry dish popular in the region of Goa. The cuisine of the Mumbai region also includes a variation of the dish. However, it is known globally in its Anglo-Indian form as a ...more

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97 163
Brussels sprout is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
scott-christopher-hillerich added
The Brussels sprout is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages, grown for its edible buds. The leafy green vegetables are typically 2.5–4 cm in diameter and look like miniature cabbages. The ...more

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50 86
Gooseberry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
Mike Phillips added
The gooseberry, with scientific names Ribes uva-crispa, is a species of Ribes. It is native to Europe, northwestern Africa, west, south and southeast Asia. Gooseberry bushes produce an edible ...more

24
128 242
Cabbage, cooked is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
alicekyteler added

25
64 119
Lima Bean is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst Flavors Ever
scott-christopher-hillerich added
Phaseolus lunatus is a legume grown for its edible seeds. It is commonly known as the butter bean or lima bean .