Irish People Try Surströmming (World's Smelliest Food)

  • Published on Mar 24, 2017
  • "It smells grey. Is that possible!?"
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    Our poor, poor contributors taste test Surströmming. Surströmming is a Swedish delicacy which roughly translates to 'sour herring' and is made by fermenting Baltic sea herring in a can for over 6 months. The smell is infamous for being one of the worst smells in the world. According to a Japanese study, a newly opened can of surströmming has one of the most putrid food aromas in the world.
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Comments • 3 887

  • The Devil
    The Devil 9 hours ago

    Great question asked at the end there: "How do they eat that?"
    Answer: NOT! LIKE! THAT!

  • steven64la65
    steven64la65 Day ago

    . Did Jesus just start speaking in tongue there for a minute?

  • Amanda Hunt
    Amanda Hunt Day ago

    Lol your poor people

  • jerry mattia
    jerry mattia 2 days ago

    Best opening 20 seconds ever. !! i almost peed my pants lol

  • Julio Cervantes
    Julio Cervantes 2 days ago

    Not eating it right but, still OG gangster

  • Ashlea Bourke
    Ashlea Bourke 3 days ago

    "I luv fich, you rooned et for meh"

  • Mary Jackson
    Mary Jackson 3 days ago

    The second time you guys made me gag. and then laugh

  • Gary Vander Giessen
    Gary Vander Giessen 3 days ago

    I have to give it to you. Better men/women than I...

  • Hunter Green93
    Hunter Green93 4 days ago

    Fucking nasty swedes

  • PJ F
    PJ F 4 days ago


  • Momma Wendy
    Momma Wendy 4 days ago


  • Janette Ocegueda
    Janette Ocegueda 5 days ago

    Omg!!!! Soooo funny!!!

  • Jay Man
    Jay Man 5 days ago

    Why? These are good kids. I love all of you for eating that.. Shite!!

  • John Randall, Jr.
    John Randall, Jr. 5 days ago

    I love the sad, slow music in the background 😂😂😂

  • Patrick Hudson
    Patrick Hudson 5 days ago

    The opening sequence is USclip GOLD!!🤣🤣

  • Sly Smilin Cat
    Sly Smilin Cat 6 days ago

    Omg Lmao It Even Cleard the Room 🐯🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾🌴🌙

  • Project330h260C
    Project330h260C 6 days ago +1

    Im in absolute tears! That was fantastic!!😂😂

  • Jacinta Robinson
    Jacinta Robinson 7 days ago +1

    The trick is to forget that your living ... I almost wet myself 🤣🤣😂

  • Toby Marie Texas
    Toby Marie Texas 7 days ago

    As a woman over 50 who has given birth and has a weak bladder, please put a serious warning about laughing so hard you'll piss yourself on these videos. Thanks.

  • MRCC Admin Anthony Yu

    They eat it wrong..

  • DrEvilToBe
    DrEvilToBe 7 days ago

    Jesus CHRIST the intro alone......😂😂😂💯💀⚰️

  • theo haley
    theo haley 7 days ago

    You guys crack me the fuck up

  • Bryan Miller
    Bryan Miller 8 days ago

    They should've done it outside.

  • Parintachin668
    Parintachin668 9 days ago

    Compliments to whoever picked the piano dirge.

  • ulgn1964
    ulgn1964 9 days ago

    Retards, eat it the right way it's not that bad.

  • Julie Hoffman
    Julie Hoffman 9 days ago

    That looked SO awful, you are brave Irish people.

  • Dan O'Donnell
    Dan O'Donnell 10 days ago

    The blonde is seriously hot.

  • David Stemmler
    David Stemmler 10 days ago

    Who the hell was the first person to eat this. They must have been a natural born salesman to get other people to eat it.

  • Michael Boyce
    Michael Boyce 12 days ago

    Super PU!

  • Michael Boyce
    Michael Boyce 12 days ago


  • Joachim Sudergat
    Joachim Sudergat 12 days ago

    The best sick video ever on You Tube. -:)))
    Oh Lord, you are really crazy.

  • Billy Clabough
    Billy Clabough 13 days ago

    I so want to buy this, send to a friend and tell him it is cat food 🤣

  • rawdog42
    rawdog42 13 days ago

    Wait for Smellovision to come out.

  • Melinda Estridge
    Melinda Estridge 13 days ago

    In ancient times the Romans would save the tails, heads and fins of the fish and seal them in a barrel for about a year before opening them back up; using it as a condiment.

  • james fender
    james fender 14 days ago

    At lest my girl is on this one .

  • james fender
    james fender 14 days ago

    Why would you do that to them ?

  • Jim Chiro
    Jim Chiro 14 days ago

    Why why why...ahahah what the fck😄😄😄✌🤙

  • SammusMantisJr
    SammusMantisJr 16 days ago

    Theyre crazy that smell will not go away. Youre supposed to open the can in the sink under the water :D

  • Daddy Tube
    Daddy Tube 17 days ago

    Over reaction is worse than lying

  • Mack Joseph
    Mack Joseph 18 days ago

    lol its like he tried to wield thor hammer 0:12

  • Kinky Katie
    Kinky Katie 18 days ago

    This is hilarious. Love this channel

  • Tupac Cardenas
    Tupac Cardenas 19 days ago

    Can anybody tell us the name of the song

  • Carol Campbell
    Carol Campbell 19 days ago

    I just can't stop laughing. It hurts....

  • Matheus Danielsson
    Matheus Danielsson 20 days ago

    I've never laughed so hard in my life (I am swedish) but at 1:43... that's the face of someone who just died on the inside (no offence). But I understand the reactions, for exampel the smell alone will hit you from the neighbors yard wich is maybe 100-150 ish yards away OR if you are using the metric system it's more like, 90-110 meters but anyway this was very entertaning to watch.

  • Mister Smartypants
    Mister Smartypants 20 days ago

    The trick is to eat it and throw up later 😂 OG gangster 👍🏻😂😂

  • Oliver Walker
    Oliver Walker 20 days ago

    Finglas built like something from Lords Of The Rings.

    • Oliver Walker
      Oliver Walker 20 days ago

      Also Donal is a fucking champion for eating that. 'Forget that you're living' Jesus man.

  • Xclus OTB
    Xclus OTB 20 days ago

    Anyone I’ve seen eat this makes me value life 😂😂 I done seen atleast 10 of these bruh 😂😂

  • Paul Lewis
    Paul Lewis 21 day ago


  • Max Rau
    Max Rau 21 day ago

    The girl with the flower in her hair is so cute

  • Mark Banks
    Mark Banks 22 days ago


  • Suzie Carrasco
    Suzie Carrasco 22 days ago

    Thank you for the laugh!

  • navin babji
    navin babji 22 days ago

    The green sweatshirt girl is my new crush....😍😍😍😍😍

  • monaca morgan
    monaca morgan 25 days ago


  • Harry Malin
    Harry Malin 26 days ago

    i have not laughed this hard in ages

  • george
    george 26 days ago

    Smells like Donal's pants

  • George A. Vasquez
    George A. Vasquez 27 days ago

    I’m in tears!! Lmao

  • Graham Kupka
    Graham Kupka 28 days ago

    I’ll never understand the appeal behind eating 95% rotten fish. How can something that smells and tastes like that be good for your body? If you have to mask the smell and flavor something with a bunch of other food and booze, it’s not something you should be eating in the first place...

  • Titanic Truths
    Titanic Truths 28 days ago

    That should come with a warning lol

  • James Dooling
    James Dooling 29 days ago

    Humans are hilarious. We've been conditioned. All this gagging makes me giggle.

  • Shelestial
    Shelestial 29 days ago

    i really want to watch that leatherjacket guy eat this food hmm....

  • tiphera
    tiphera Month ago

    Best channel ever

  • Nema
    Nema Month ago

    Its not a bomb call down

  • stefan pålsson
    stefan pålsson Month ago

    I am from Sweden and i dont eat that shit

    GRAVEROBBER ! Month ago

    Ah garl ghrl gahlah lmfao

  • Satan mit den geilen Barthaaren

    why do the open it in the room? It´s supposed to be opened outside and under water.......

  • Anthony Lloyd
    Anthony Lloyd Month ago

    Jesus fuck!

  • ecco injcku
    ecco injcku Month ago

    The first 6 seconds looks like it's horror movie worthy

  • Chris A
    Chris A Month ago

    I was in tears by 0:12 🤣🤣

  • Nicklas Larsson | IAreSpatz

    Would've been so much fun to see if someone showed them the "right way" to eat surströmming after they've already eaten it.

  • Theodore Dobol
    Theodore Dobol Month ago

    I puked watching this.

  • Pete J
    Pete J Month ago

    0:12 I’m rotfl. I just shitted myself a little. 😂

  • Steen fuglsang Jespersen

    We're the viking in you gays 🤪👀👀👀🤣🇩🇰🇩🇰🇩🇰

  • Jim Earnest
    Jim Earnest Month ago

    I'm dead,lmao! Best video yet,bye far..

  • キティ雨
    キティ雨 Month ago

    Anyone else notice he was using the knife and fork backwards?
    He was using the knife to pick up the fish!

  • Amanda Campanelli
    Amanda Campanelli Month ago

    I have never felt so bad for people in my whole life.

  • Pink Squirrel
    Pink Squirrel Month ago

    Oh my gosh!! This was just painful to watch!! They need to be taken out to a bar after this and bought as much Guinness as they can drink!

  • Eric Kingsepp
    Eric Kingsepp Month ago

    That sad piano music is fantastic.

  • Ginger G
    Ginger G Month ago

    This is truly the best taste test you have done.. I just laughed so hard... 😂😂😂

  • Bobby Fung
    Bobby Fung Month ago

    I watch this from time to time to get happy.

  • Madman McGee
    Madman McGee Month ago

    Oh God I can smell it from here in Missouri. No way man...just no way

  • lachazaroony
    lachazaroony Month ago

    Sharpson is the man. Wow

  • Anne B.
    Anne B. Month ago

    My only question...WHY???? Do you secretly hate these people? Oh shiat, that was 2 questions....hahaha

  • Sheila Roberson
    Sheila Roberson Month ago

    I threw up watching.

  • Dirrtyvictory
    Dirrtyvictory Month ago

    Wow. Green sweater ate the biggest piece I've ever seen eaten.

  • Krissy unleashed
    Krissy unleashed Month ago


  • J Ma
    J Ma Month ago +1

    Lmao!!!! Best episode ever!!!! 🤣🤣

  • Jay Will
    Jay Will Month ago +1

    Is it worst than the smell of chitterlings cooking?

  • Raccoon
    Raccoon Month ago


  • FriedAudio
    FriedAudio Month ago +2

    The music! The sad music! Like they're attending a funeral...

  • LovinaVargas1076
    LovinaVargas1076 Month ago

    You do know you're supposed to open it *outside*, right?

  • midnightmoker
    midnightmoker Month ago


  • Samantha Simms
    Samantha Simms Month ago

    Paul at the start of this kills me every time 🤣

  • TheLogical Lowdown
    TheLogical Lowdown Month ago

    Couldn't even open the can without gagging lol.

  • Mucho Taco
    Mucho Taco Month ago

    He can eat that but not the Duran fruit😕

  • Michael Björklund
    Michael Björklund Month ago

    I have taste it a couple of time, it taste and smell ashole, i am shame to be an swede right now

  • jrag1000
    jrag1000 Month ago

    HAHAHAHA they're running and hiding isn't that food from their country?

    • LovinaVargas1076
      LovinaVargas1076 Month ago

      No, this is decidedly a Swedish/Norwegian food. Irish people don't eat 6-month-old rotten fish.

  • buccsboy28
    buccsboy28 Month ago

    Donal: the trick is to forget that you living lmao

  • icwiz
    icwiz Month ago

    0:12 that gag was epic

  • Elle Shiz
    Elle Shiz Month ago

    I believe you're supposed to open it under water and wash it before serving.....

  • dani brooks
    dani brooks Month ago

    You're supposed to open it outside. You got the can with the whole fish, you're supposed to Debone and clean it after you take it from the can.