Rating: ©©-1/4 chips (tolerable)
We have been huge fans of Deep River Snacks for quite some time. We respect the company’s decision to provide us with a more nutritious snack option, and we quite simply love a lot of their chips.
Unfortunately, these Ranch flavored Honchos are not among that long list of the Deep River chips that we do love.
We were going to simply chock these chips up to being tortilla chips, and that Deep River Snacks perhaps had not yet perfected their new Honchos line, but then we remembered that a couple of years ago we reviewed, and loved, their lip-smacking Peach Habanero Tortilla Chips. Today these chips are apart of the Honchos line, but back when we reviewed them they were just tortilla chips with In Your Face Flavor!
But, enough about those great chips, today we are dealing with these only tolerable chips.
At first we thought that we were going to really like these chips. All the usual ranch flavor notes were present and accounted for, but then somewhere in the background was a weird, sorta tangy and very salty intruder…..
And there it was, smack-dab in the middle of the ingredients list – cheddar cheese?!? Huh? Sorry, cheddar cheese is not meant to be used in ranch dressing.
Unfortunately, that is not our only issue with these chips. We are also not very huge fans of the tortilla chips themselves. Maybe we let the chips slip too close to their expiration date, or maybe they had already taken a wrong turn down the too hard and crunchy chip highway.
No light and crispy chips here. Simply too dense, too hard and rigid tortilla chips for lthe likes of our palettes.
Sorry Deep River but these are not among our favorites from you.
As always, these are our thoughts, we would love to hear what you think. Agree or disagree, let us know.
Chips provided to Chip Review by Deep River Snacks for review
Chip Ratings Scale:
© – return to sender
©© – tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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