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I just tried a Grapple, an apple that is supposed to taste like a grape. It basically tastes like an apple that’s been soaked in grape soda. For $1.25 each.


November 26, 2007 7:56 PM

I just tried a Grapple. It's supposed to taste like a grape but I think it tastes more like just an apple. Anyway,who the heck even came up with that idea?

December 15, 2007 12:20 PM

OMG these things r so freakin' good!

January 15, 2008 11:45 AM

The only thing that tasted like grape was the skin, everything else tasted like apple.

January 24, 2008 8:23 AM

Grapples are DEFINITELY worth the cost. They are different and exciting to your taste buds. Anyone who disagrees is a cheap jew that just doesn't want to pay for them. They are amazing. I'm going to send boxes of them to people for Valentine's Day this year!

February 11, 2008 1:54 PM

I live in Canada's arctic circle, where fruit and vegetables are expensive. I paid $8.99 for a pack of four Grapples today, and I thought "okay, to get the full experience, I will try eating this with my eyes closed." Lo and behold -- it tasted slightly like a grape. Mission accomplished! I mean, that's pretty interesting overall. But what's with the "fatty acids?" Next time I'll just drink grape juice while eating an apple.

March 4, 2008 6:17 PM

I recently ate a grapple band grapple and am immensely happy with the results. For many years I have looked for the cure for the common beard. Upon eating the grapple, my beard immediately became erect and grew with a passionate enthusiasm. I now sit here with a beard like the men of old. A beard that kept them warm and protected them in battle in places like kilamanjaro and tanzania. I am so enthralled with this product and I plan on submitting a sales jingle to the tune of an old swedish hymn. Thank You Grapple. Thank you.

April 11, 2008 10:01 AM

grappels are great, mostly an apple. with a little bit of grape

April 29, 2008 3:01 PM

Alas, I was duped. Never would this mind have conceived that anyone would do something as dumb as soak an apple in grape juice and sell it for over a dollar. So naturally when I saw Grapples in the produce section I thought "My goodness. They've done it! They've crossed the grape and the apple!" I was giddy and more than willing to pay $5 for my package of 4 precious Grapples. Then I got home and looked at the packaging before I was about to take a bite. "Ingredients? Why the hell do my Grapples have ingredients?!" What a sad day. And they're not even impressive fake Grapples! They smell like grapes but manage to taste only super minorly faintly like grapes. Mind you they're pretty decent apples. But $1.25 each?! Nuh-uh.

May 12, 2008 10:11 AM

Just became sadly disappointed after eating the Grapple, it doesn't live up to the hype. I picked them up at Market Street last night in the produce department because I thought they were a new hybrid product rather than a juice infused fruit. My lunch was a low point today when I bit into the Grapple which I thought was promising due to the scent and alas it was just a grainy apple. I then went to the website to find out that the whole thing is a sham. They do have a survey which I filled out to voice my disappointment. Won't be buying them again. Lesson learned - read the ingredients and disclaimers on food purchases - no more impluse buying!

No name jain
May 22, 2008 11:53 PM

I live in Northern New Jersey, does any one know where I can get grapples from?

October 28, 2008 6:52 PM

I was not only taken by the chemically flavored apples but suffered an allergic reaction-almost anafalaxis! Benedryl saved the day but I had the epi pen ready. I called the company and complained that they should advertise "flavored apples" and they told me they are actually considering peanut flavored apples...just think of the ramifications of that with food allergies that are out there!!! I complained the ingredient list should be easier to see and told them I felt duped. The guy on the phone just wanted to disarm me by trying to engage in a lengthy conversation. The main ingredient in the flavoring is something that sounded like methylanthelate....let the buyer beware!!!

November 29, 2008 6:33 AM

You guys must be getting crappy brands of Grapples... I had my first one today and it was AMAZING.. So juicy and delicious! Maybe it was just more fresh.. my girlfriend told me close my eyes and put a slice in my mouth and WOW.. Im never eating an apple again now that I've discovered the grapple, and its just an apple soaked in grape juice so what's so unnatural about that... I think we all eat alot worse crap daily... the only down side is they are a bit pricey. But its OK. I LOVE GRAPPLES!! :)

Grapple = Crapple
January 12, 2009 9:52 AM

Buy cheap apples, dunk them in grape juice overnight, save a ton of money. Its the saaaaaaammmmme thing. That is their "complex patent pending process". Enjoy.

January 16, 2009 8:07 PM

I don't care what you naysayers have to complain about. If you don't like them, don't buy them. I don't like cucumbers... but hey, I like pickles. Similar to the Grapple in away. I think the Grapple is AMAZING. It's a fun curious little thing. I buy these at least four times a year as a treat for my family and they all love it. I was not "taken in" by the Grapple thinking it was a genetic cross. You know why? Because I wouldn't have bought it if it was. For me, the fact that it was an apple with flavoring was a selling point. I have no pity on anyone who was "taken in" as it clearly represents itself as what it is on the label.

Raine N
June 19, 2009 2:21 PM

Really people??? Are you so quick to put things in your mouth before reading what's in it? It says artificial grape flavoring. Don't you think if there was some kind of genetic breakthrough it would've been publicized world wide and it would cost a little more than 6 bucks for a 4 pack? You people will suck down junk like you haven't eaten for weeks and not think twice about it but God forbid someone tries to make a boring fruit more interesting and you blast them for it. I'm not going to pretend I wasn't disappointed once I READ the packaging the first time I saw them but I bought them anyways and loved them. I hate apples and Grapples are the only apples I'll eat. You all are complaining saying the makers are stupid, yet you all bought their product and when you talk about it to other people, the concept is appealing and though your friends may pretend like they have no interest in Grapples because you say they suck, secretly they searching every produce department to find these things you detest so much and they're going to buy them and eat them. All this talk of Grapples, now I have to go pick some more up.

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