Introduced at the Minnesota State Fair in 2018, the First Kiss® was an instant Fair favorite and consistently sold out. The cool new kid on the block has another fellow MN alumni parent, the Honeycrisp, and has the same astounding juiciness as the Honeycrisp, but ripens earlier and stores for an impressive 5 months. . The First Kiss® , besides being a juice bomb, is deliciously sweet and slightly more tart than the Honeycrisp, with a deep red skin and is best for fresh eating applications. out of hand, in salads or paired with some good cheese.