A SweeTango is a hybrid apple, and it came on the market when two beloved apples did the horizontal mambo and created a new apple. To be fair, it was apple breeders (a real job!) at the University of Minnesota who crossed a Honeycrisp and a Zestar! to create this new variety.
Wait, shouldn’t it be SweetTango?
A valid question, but you’re going to have to take that up with the University of Minnesota.
Why is this apple so delicious?
For one, it’s easily the crunchiest apple you’ve ever had in your life. And that’s not an exaggeration, as the Guinness Book noted that a crunch from eating a SweeTango is 79.1 decibels, which is about as loud as an alarm clock. The apple is wonderfully crispy, and sweet like a Fuji or a Honeycrisp without being overly saccharine. It is the ideal apple. But don’t just take our word for it. Read more at thrillist.com