KFC’s signature fried chicken has kept millions of diners clucking for more for over 80 years.
But would you want to smell like you’ve been cooking with the Colonel all day?
The fried chicken chain just released a limited edition sunscreen to keep you from getting “extra crispy”—and it’s supposed to smell just like those world famous 11 herbs and spices…and chicken and oil.
So were the scent makers able to match that signature aroma and bottle it up?
"Smells kindof beefy, well not beefy, but meaty," said one young tester who slathered it on her arm.
"No, I don't smell the chicken," said one tester, who admitted she was disappointed.
"It smells like leftover turkey."
Most of our Chew on This testers could tell they weren’t sniffing a bucket of chicken. But the SPF 30 cream does have a distinctly poultry-like aroma. It smells a bit like bouillon with some baby oil mixed in.
But that didn’t keep people from slathering it all over themselves.
And it certainly hasn’t kept customers running from the chicken chain. In fact, KFC has already handed out thousands of these 4-ounce tubes via www.ExtraCrispySunscreen.com. And bottles of the stuff are going for upwards of $80 on eBay. Yup, you read that right.
Most of our sunscreen testers loved the novelty behind KFC’s new product—and even if they weren’t fans of scent said just the idea of it made them want some chicken. After applying to cream to one of his arms, one tester did find a potentially harmful drawback, however.
"I've got three dogs so probably not," said one young man when asked if he wanted to his whole body to smell like a chicken.
The chain is promoting the new sun lotion with an ad featuring George Hamilton-- with for his deep, everlasting suntan-- as an “Extra-Crispy” version of Colonel Sanders.
Want to smell like fried chicken? A KFC spokesman told FoxNews.com that the samples will only be available for “an extremely limited run.” They're already gone on the official website.
If you can’t get your hands on some Extra Crispy Sunscreen, don’t forget to lather up with the regular kind. But sadly, you won’t smell like poultry.