Burger King to release black-bun burgers in U.S.

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Burger King's black burgers are coming to the US.

The burgers, a variation of a type that launched in Japan last year, are rolling out in late October for Halloween, according to a source who works for Burger King.

The sandwiches will feature black buns and a Whopper patty topped with A1 Steak Sauce, cheese, pickles, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes, and onion.

News of the burger's US launch was first reported by a Reddit user claiming to have access to Burger King's internal website.

He posted this photo of the new burger:

burger king black burger

Unlike the black burgers released in Japan, the US version doesn't have black cheese or squid-ink sauce.

The black cheese made the burger in Japan look pretty unappetizing. 

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