BIJOU-REVIEW: Alaska Chip Company – Chilkoot Sour Cream & Chive Potato Chips

Rating: ©©©-1/2 chips  (notable)

Alaska Chip Co - Sour Cream & ChiveIf you’re a regular around these parts, then you know that we’ve already told you all about Chip Review’s favorite Sour Cream & Cheddar Cheese Chips (and you’ve told us yours).  So, when we taste any new bag of chips, we always wonder if these could possibly be THE chips that crack the list, and knock off one of our favorites from the Top 5…..

Who knew that potato chips were being made in Alaska?  Before a little while ago, not us! We were as surprised as you!  And, in case you are unaware, there’s popcorn being made there as well – really tasty popcorn!

So, what the heck is Chilkoot?  Well, apparently it is an obsolete gold rush trail that runs from Alaska into Canada.  Maybe a better question would have been, what the heck does Chilkoot have to do with Sour Cream & Chives flavored chips?!  That, we’re not quite sure of….

Alaska Chip Company’s kettle cooked potato chips are on the thinner end of the spectrum, with a good solid crispy crunch, a little bit oily, and plenty of real Alaskan potato flavor.

The seasoning on these just didn’t quite do it for us.  An odd flavor combination of rather sweet, and also sour, creamy buttermilk, mingling with pungently potent chives, was just a bit disjointed for us. Not that these chips were necessarily bad per se, but they just didn’t do it for us.

As always, these are our thoughts, we would love to hear what you think.  Agree or disagree, let us know.

Chip provided to Chip Review from Alaska Chip Company for review

Alaska Chip Company Official Website

Chip Ratings Scale:

(1/4 increments)

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©© tolerable

©©© – notable

©©©© – lip-smacking

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