One of the more memorable holiday items of 2018 will probably have to be the chicken-scented yule logs from Kentucky Fried Chicken.
The chicken chain restaurant launched its own KFC-scented Enviro-Logs on Thursday, claiming that once burning, the logs will smell like the Colonel’s signature blend of 11 herbs and spices, Fox News reported.
And if there were any doubts about the appeal of chicken-scented fires, that was laid to rest by the response to KFC’s launch as the logs sold out within hours.
Boy howdy, did those go fast! Apologies to those who weren’t able to snag one, and to those who did, enjoy the best smelling fire you’ve ever smelled in your life!
— KFC (@kfc) December 13, 2018
“At KFC, we have always been proud of our role in bringing loved ones together at the dinner table around a bucket of our world-famous fried chicken,” Andrea Zahumensky, chief marketing officer of KFC U.S., said in a press release before the debut of the logs.
“Now, this winter we’re bringing all the things we love – family, friends and fried chicken – together around the fire with our scented firelog,” which has been named the “11 Herbs & Spices Firelog.”
You’re already sold out! What do I have to do to get my hands on one for the chicken-loving members of my family? I need to buy their love with chicken-flavored gifts and pleasing aromas. pic.twitter.com/uz2VAq4SvM
— Cody McCabe Shankman (@codyshankman) December 13, 2018
The very idea of a roaring fire that smells like a KFC dinner drew lots of reaction on Twitter.
Welp I know what I’m gift wrapping for the work Christmas gift exchange! Nothing like the fresh scent of high cholesterol and chest pains.
— William Smothers (@BigBill916) December 13, 2018
Ugh when will these come back in stock?!
— JP Caudill (@jpruns26point2) December 13, 2018
— judging you right now… (@listenup473) December 14, 2018
— Katherine M. Stroik (@luvyourbullydog) December 14, 2018
We need one of those! If only just to blow our cats minds, I mean KFC smell everywhere, it might cause a riot pic.twitter.com/QxU7Ky9dSd
— Holly (@prismperfect) December 14, 2018
Need to make one that smells like gravy
— Rugrat (@ELEProbtc) December 13, 2018
I’m just here to see if @Wendys has chimed in .
— Robert Beezer (@PatriotBeezer) December 13, 2018
PLEASE re-stock! We need a Christmas miracle and this is it!!
— Alannah Byrnes (@Alannahbeee) December 13, 2018
I can’t tell if this is a bad idea or an amazing one
— Nathan (@DynastyDogg) December 13, 2018
Sold out already? Come on @kfc this was the only gift my children asked for.
— Sean Sullivan (@fmtalk1065) December 14, 2018
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