Rating: ©©©©-1/4 chips (lip-smacking)
Larry The Cable Guy is back with two new fresh Summer flavors for us to ponder. Mr. Cable Guy’s initial snack release of four different Tater Chips seemed to have encompassed a bar food theme to them. With the release of these brand new Tater Salad chips, along with his Pass The Darn Ketchup flavored potato chips, we think he may be going for a bit of a Summer, outdoors, picnic-barbeque theme?! We wouldn’t be at all surprised, or opposed, if he also releases some hot dog, or bratwurst, or sweet corn flavored chips next!
Our instant, immediate, and initial thoughts…these chips smell exactly like some good mustard-y potato salad, and we start wondering to ourselves, “should we have been keeping this bag refrigerated??” Luckily, no where on the bag does it say that we must keep these chips refrigerated!
We are going to be completely honest here, this flavor is a bit freaky. Creative, nonetheless, but in a mind-boggling, potato salad, freaky flavor sort of way. Right away the fragrant mustard punch hit our tongues, not an extremely potent, or spicy mustard, but simply more of that unmistakeable mustard-y essence and flavor, followed very swiftly by some sharp wafts of vinegar that puckered our nasal cavities. As quickly as our senses recuperated themselves, a second wave of flavors came rushing in. This time, a sugary sweetness coated our tongues, and then the garlic crept up on us, and planted its powerful flavor bomb in our mouths. At the very tail end there was some flavor lingering, and hiding in the background, that we just could not put a finger (tongue) on. After a quick sneaky glance to the back of the back at the ingredients list, we realized that it was celery powder!?! Celery powder, really? Yep, and we simply must say “well done, nice touch!!”
These Tater Salad potato chips are definitely some of the most original and flavorful chips we have tasted in a while. Larry has definitely created a flavor combination that we’re certain we’ve never tried before. Bravo, for pushing the flavor boundaries!
Need we even mention that this flavor of course works well with potato chips? This flavor was born for potatoes, and of course works well with all varieties, especially the best kind: sliced and fried ones!
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 Barrel O’ Fun Snacks for review
Chip Ratings Scale:
© - return to sender
©© - tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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