Stinky Foods: 10 Weird Facts About Surströmming

March 7, 2012

6. It smells like sweat and rotten cheese.

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In 2008, Swedish police investigated a bizarre case of surströmming being used as a grenade. Mike Richards, who contributed to The Register's coverage, described the smell as "composted gorgonzola in a Viking's jock strap."

 




 

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