Rating: ©©©© chips (lip-smacking)
If you asked us what the most popular, flavor in the chip world is, we would probably have to say barbeque / barbecue / bar-b-q / BBQ. Every brand, regardless of genre, or style, or geographic location seems to include a barbeque flavored chip in their arsenal. And yet, we are often amazed by just how much this singular flavor varies quite drastically from brand to brand.
It is probably only fair that we mention, as we’ve done many times before, that for the most part we are not huge fans of bbq flavored chips, especially sweet ones.
Luckily, Kettle Brand’s Country Style Barbeque flavor potato chips are some of the most well balanced BBQ chips that we have had in a while. Nothing really special about any of the ingredients, but apparently ‘country style’ is a style of barbeque we quite enjoy. All of the usual suspects – tomato, sugar, smoke, vinegar, salt – and yet, somehow Kettle Brand’s levels are in lip-smacking harmony – sweet, tangy, very little smoky, and a little heat = delicious!
The tasty flavor combination compliments Kettle Brand’s always fantastic greasy bottom of the bag. The delicious chips are saturated, and practically resting in, a liberal dosage of rich and savory oil – we love them!! Medium to medium-thick, kettle cooked, potato chips are practically flawless. Loads of real potato flavor exude from each and every crunchy chip.
As always, these are our thoughts, we would love to hear what you think. Agree or disagree, let us know.
Discovered at Whole Foods; Oak Park, Illinois
Chip Ratings Scale:
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©© - tolerable
©©© - notable
©©©© - lip-smacking
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