Capella SilverLine Crunchy Frosted Cookie

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Judging by the product photo, Capella has taken the bold step of basing this on cookies that are, empirically, not very good. The kind of cookies that masquerade as a sugar cookie, but in reality are a fairly stunning amalgamation of apathy and disappointment. We’ve put frosting on this shortening-filled cardboard, now eat it. Personal feeling aside, this seems to be equal parts interesting and disappointing.

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Capella SilverLine Candied Watermelon

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First, props to Capella. Lean into the candy. I dig it. Most watermelon flavors have some degree of candy to them already, but I think this is a different kind of candy watermelon. The more common version is probably a Jolly Rancher, or hard candy type watermelon. Sweet, flat, and red in general, they don’t really attempt any simulacrum of a rind note. You run into the occasional tarter take, like Purilum Watermelon, but in general it’s kind of a hegemony of artificial watermelon. This bucks that, largely. Lest we bury the lede, this tastes like Watermelon Bubblicious.

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