Mostly, hunters prefer the mini-bars, which lessen the guilt. Rather than eating one full-sized bar (and they are all smaller than they used to be), we do six little ones, which is actually a lot more. Just about every good hunting camp has a bowlful of the things, usually left over from Halloween, which people grab by the double handful as they go out the door to freeze their asses off for the next ten hours.
By confectionary standards, the old standbys are no great shakes. But they belong. They’re part of the experience. And they’ve been around for a long, long time. Here are some of the most popular brands and they years in which they were introduced.