Flavor: It’s a nice, sweet cinnamon. It gives a little bit of tang to your tounge, but it’s not too overwhelming that you can’t leave it between your gums and teeth for a minute or two if you need to hide the fact that you’re chewing. I like that the packaging features actual cinnamon sticks. I feel like most cinnamon candies and gums lose sight of the fact that cinnamon is a spice, instead choosing to market it as some kind of XTREEEEEEM HEAT or something.
Texture: Starts off a little too soft, but rapidly congeals to a fantastic texture for a prolonged chew. It’s a bit softer than most gums, but I don’t consider that a bad thing, necessarily. It does develop a squeak (I need to rapid-fire test a bunch of cinnamon gums to see if it’s a cinnamon thing) but it’s nothing that would cause embarrassment in church or anything.
Overall: I had a hankering for some cinnamon gum the other day, and I realized that it’s been a while since we’ve reviewed any cinnamon here at GumAlert, so I picked up a pack of Trident Cinnamon. It’s a choice I didn’t regret. My pack is a little different than the one pictured above – instead of “Long Lasting Flavor” mine says “A Classic is Back!” I never really noticed its absence, but a quick Google search yeilds much information, including a blog dedicated to “Saving Trident Cinnamon.” It had apparently been discontinued a couple years ago. Many thanks, Trident, for bringing it back. It’s a valued member of your comprehensive line of gums, and one I will turn to again when a cinnamon craving hits.
Rating: ooooo (five gumballs)