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#1 teagal

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 07:10 PM

Has anyone tried the 4 new customer suggested flavors of Lay's Potato Chips? I did and I like them all. Quite different range of flavors! Mango Salsa, Bacon Mac and Cheese, Wasabi Ginger, and Cappuccino.
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#2 Shelby

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 06:04 AM

I'll be on the look-out next time I get to the big city grocery store.  Wasabi ginger sounds good. Cappuccino???  Dunno about that one lol.



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Posted 31 July 2014 - 06:18 AM

if TJ's doesnt make it  I dont buy it.  keeps the Junk to a Min. or so.

 

however,

 

http://www.eonline.c...ews-of-each-one

 

I might take a look at the mac and cheese !


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Posted 31 July 2014 - 10:55 AM


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#5 teagal

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Posted 31 July 2014 - 04:18 PM

Ok, so yesterday I had about 2 chips of each flavor. Today the bags were still there, so naturally I had handfuls of each one and am not as excited as I was yesterday. Bet the bacon mac will win, although the wasabi ginger was probably my fave. Funny how the coworkers that I know actually venture out of our little town were the only ones that liked any of them, and the others that are more 'country' didn't.
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Posted 09 August 2014 - 07:55 AM

We tried the bacon mac and mango salsa versions. (We didn't see wasabi ginger, and couldn't quite imagine how cappuccino would play well with potato chip so left it on the shelf.) The bacon mac didn't have much bacon in evidence, to us; we thought it was darn close to the standard sour cream and cheddar flavor of chips. As for the mango salsa, it didn't work for any of us. For me, the sweet gunk was jarring (compared to, say, the sweetness of the bbq flavoring, which I don't find offensive). My MIL is a cilantro hater, and there were enough cilantro-heavy chips to turn her off. My husband was meh about them. I'm not sure any of them is good enough to stay.


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#7 Paul Bacino

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 06:39 AM

I tried the Wasabi ginger

 

Just wasn't a big fan,  tasted way to artificial


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 07:48 AM

I've ate quite a few Mango Salsa chips - alas when we went to the local grocery store they only had Wasabi Ginger left - saying something perhaps.

 

So based only upon the Mango Salsa chips - I like this years batch a lot.  Then again I liked the sriracha last year.



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Posted 18 August 2014 - 04:33 PM

Here in Canada, the four flavors are Jalapeno Mac & Cheese, Bacon Poutine, Tzatziki and Cinnamon Bun. I haven't tried any of them.


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#10 Shelby

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 04:53 PM

Here in Canada, the four flavors are Jalapeno Mac & Cheese, Bacon Poutine, Tzatziki and Cinnamon Bun. I haven't tried any of them.

All sound ok...except for Cinnamon Bun   ....... :unsure:


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#11 pastrygirl

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 06:14 PM

I tried the cappuccino chips.  Not horrible, but not something I wanted to eat very many of, or would bother to eat again.  There was a definite milkiness and a cinnamon presence.  Too sweet and cinnamony for me, I prefer nutmeg in my cappuccino and don't add sugar.  The coffee and potato chip flavors did not elevate each other - you get one, then the other.  The whole is not greater than the sum of its parts.


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#12 OliverB

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 07:20 PM

all seem a bit forced to me, cappucino doesn't even sound like anything I'd want to try, I like coffee, but only in a cup, not in a cake/rub/anything and with chips it sounds downright evil to me, LOL

I'd try the wasabi and mango, but am not curious enough to buy a whole bag. bacon mac & cheese sounded interesting until I read about the lack of bacon flavor above, doubt I'll buy that either.

 

I would love to see a hungarian paprika flavor though, as they sell in Germany. No chip in the whole US comes close to those, unfortunately. Or fortunately I guess ;-)


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#13 demiglace

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 11:36 PM

I tried the Bacon Poutine ones. I ate the whole bag so I guess they were ok. I would like more of a gravy flavour. The bacon and cheese were prominent. Not sure about cinnamon flavoured but who knows what I'll try next.



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 03:55 AM

The bacon mac and cheese had no "mac and cheese" flavor  .... TO ME


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Posted 29 August 2014 - 12:37 PM

I tried only the Bacon Poutine so far. I ate the whole bag so I must have liked them well enough but I found the gravy to be the only pronounced flavour. I didn't really notice the cheese or bacon. I bought the Tatziki too but haven't tried them yet. I will probably try the Jalapeno Mac and Cheese ( I can't quite figure out what the macaroni will add - perhaps just Jalapeno and Cheese would have been simpler ) but I can't quite see myself buying the Cinnamon Bun style. I guess since it made the short list it must have impressed a few people and I should broaden my horizon but it just sounds wrong to me.

 

I am annoyed though. I submitted an entry for Bacon Poutine flavour. I was surprised when I saw it in the store with someone else's name on it. At this time I am OK but if this imposter wins the big prize I will have to change to Pringles! On the other hand I already have my flavour idea for next year's contest so I guess I can't write Lays off just yet ;)   I can take some personal satisfaction that my flavour made the cut even if I didn't get the credit for it. My wife just can't believe that her Spicy Samosa entry didn't make the grade. I thought hers was a pretty good flavour too.



#16 Kerry Beal

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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:03 PM

The Bacon Poutine is the only one I've tried so far.  Only flavour I found distinctive in it was sage.



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Posted 29 August 2014 - 05:29 PM

Cinnamon Bun is tasty - I like it! I like things that are sweet-salty.

 

Jalapeno Mac & Cheese is boring. 


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Posted 31 August 2014 - 11:41 PM

Surprising to me..Cinnamon Bun. Loved them. Wasn't sure about a sweet chip as my fav has always been bbq but it works.



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:22 AM

We tried the bacon mac and mango salsa versions. (We didn't see wasabi ginger, and couldn't quite imagine how cappuccino would play well with potato chip so left it on the shelf.) The bacon mac didn't have much bacon in evidence, to us; we thought it was darn close to the standard sour cream and cheddar flavor of chips. As for the mango salsa, it didn't work for any of us. For me, the sweet gunk was jarring (compared to, say, the sweetness of the bbq flavoring, which I don't find offensive). My MIL is a cilantro hater, and there were enough cilantro-heavy chips to turn her off. My husband was meh about them. I'm not sure any of them is good enough to stay.

Funny there wasn't any cilantro in the bag I bought.  They were ok and I left the remainder with my sil to finish


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