Rating: ©©©©-1/2 chips (lip-smacking)
We sometimes wonder here at Chip Review if the Japanese population looks at our snack flavors – our Doritos Cool Ranch, our Cheetos Flamin’ Hot, and our Pringles Sour Cream & Onion – and thinks to themselves, wow, now those are those some REALLY WEIRD flavors….!?
Well, we’re betting that the same will be thought of these Avocado & Cheese flavored Cheetos here in our country!
Okay, we know what you are thinking “has Chip Review lost their minds?!? How could avocado cheese flavored Cheetos possibly be good??” And, for many of you out there, these may in fact not taste very good. But! There would be no denying that they are unique, and in a weird sorta way, we really dug them.
First of all, are avocados naturally sweet…? No? Are certain cheese?!? We didn’t think so. Which make us wonder where all of the sweetness is coming from because it is far and away the most predominant flavor on these Cheetos. What the heck is that about? Anyhoo, some of the tasters weren’t thrilled with the sweetness, but for those of us who did enjoy it, we really liked it.
Next came the salty-sort of funky-layer that may in fact be cheese, or at least some seasoning meant to represent a cheese flavor. The seasoning also seems to encompass some sort of Worcestershire-Umami flavor layer. Avocado? Who knows. There is a rich fatty smooth layer, but can’t quite say that we hit that vegetable layer.
At this point, some tasters began to declare these THE WORST CHEETOS EVER!
In other words, again, we repeat, these are not for everyone, but if you like your Cheetos flavored with sugar, Worcestershire, and tangy salt, well then, these may be for you!
Sorry everyone, hate us if you must (like the way some of our tasters hated these), but to some of us, these really are uniquely delicious!
Well, there you have it. Anyone else out there tried them yet? Thoughts? As always we would love to hear what you think. Agree or disagree. Let us know.
Chips purchased from market_tokyo on ebay.
Frito Lay – Doritos Japan Official Website
Chip Ratings Scale:
© – return to sender
©© – tolerable
©©© – notable
©©©© – lip-smacking
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