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Wendy's new shakes.

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callitasicit Jun 16, 2008 07:52 PM

Has anyone tried any of these yet? If so are they any good?

  1. karmalaw Jul 25, 2008 10:03 PM

    I tried the chocolate shake - it was horrid. Bitter and chemical-y tasting. I couldn't drink it -- despite the fact of being ravenously hungry and on the road (all I ordered was the shake to tide me over). I left it in my car for three days (by accident). It smelled better after that though.

    1. rworange Jul 25, 2008 09:52 PM

      I tried the strawberry. It was ok, but I doubt I'll buy another. It just tasted like an extension of the whipped cream on top. Since that is aerosol whipped cream, it was like drinking strawberry Cool Whip.

      I am a fan of the original frosty. It seems that they also added a vanilla frosty. It is not as good as the original, but I'd buy this over the shake for a number of reasons
      - I can get a small size cup
      - the price for a small cup is half the price of a shake
      - I like cutting calories

      That being said, I'm sticking with the original frosty. The vanilla frosty was like a melty vanilla soft serve with a fake vanilla taste ... I suspect this is the base for the shakes.

      The original frosty though ... love it .. so unique ... slightly melty ... somewhere between soft-serve and shake. No strong chocolate flavor, but enough. And, again, I like I can buy a small size.

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        jamiski Jun 29, 2008 08:01 PM

        The strawberry isn't very good - very fake flavor and kind of bland.However, I sampled the BF's chocolate shake with m&m's and it was very good.

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          polarcyclone Jul 12, 2008 05:33 AM

          I tried the strawberry and didn't think it was that bad.

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          aynrandgirl Jun 28, 2008 11:30 AM

          I just tried the Strawberry shake. I thought it quite poor. Steak & Shake is my gold standard for a chain strawberry shake. For a non-chain, it's the Mad Greek Restaurant, Baker, California, which is too far out in the boonies for regular consumption.

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            mojoeater Jun 29, 2008 07:49 PM

            Mad Greek's strawberry shakes rock! And I don't usually like strawberry shakes.

          2. Chew on That Jun 24, 2008 09:22 AM

            I want to try them - they look so good!

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              callitasicit Jun 24, 2008 10:29 AM

              I would have tried them all but shakes not out in Canada yet.

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                Chew on That Jul 16, 2008 09:22 AM

                I tried a strawberry and a chocolate since I last posted. The strawberry was delicious and amazing, but the chocolate left a lot to be desired. I would have preferred a chocolate frosty (maybe thats why the strawberry was a success because I had nothing to compare it to).

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                jlawrence01 Jun 22, 2008 11:02 PM

                I thought that the chocolate frosty shake was the better fast food milkshake that I ever had. It was surprisingly not very sweet

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                  gingerbread girl Jun 21, 2008 06:12 PM

                  The vanilla bean is delicious! When I tried the chocolate...I think it was just a frosty with whipped cream on top. (It wasnt my usual Wendys)

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                    callitasicit Jun 21, 2008 06:19 PM

                    That sounds good. I just tried the rootbeer float and was really surprised at how tasty it was.

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                    polly parker Jun 21, 2008 03:50 AM

                    i'm a big fan of the new mix-ins!

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