Burger King's Berry Hamburger Sounds Awful

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You know, like raspberries, cranberries, and blueberries. And the burger is called the "Premium Berry."

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According to Ameba, the berries are cooked in red wine for a sweet-and-sour "BK Mixed Berry Sauce." The hamburger also has actual blueberries on it, giving Premium Berry a very berry-y texture. Which is exactly what you want from a hamburger?

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That looks truly horrific.

The Premium Berry is part of Burger King Japan's winter menu and is available starting today for 590 yen (US$5), along with a cheese mushroom burger I would certainly eat.

And, according to Twitter users castle_AlucarD and Jekyll, this is what the actual berry burger looks like.

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Okay, it doesn't look so bad, right? Right?

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[Photo: henry_jekyll]

Ungh. And, when you bite it...

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*shudders*

Berry Christmas everyone!

バーガーキングにちょっと贅沢な Xmas 向けバーガー「プレミアムベリー」[Ameba]

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DISCUSSION

How do you feel about pineapple on burgers? That's a British (?) thing to do.