Taste test: This new Doritos variety is part of a Frito-Lay promotion that lets customers come up with a name for the flavor.
The chips looked brighter than normal Nacho Cheese Doritos, as they had the same underlying yellow tortilla chip shape and color, with some brighter orange powder. I thought I was wrong when I smelled pickles, but then I tasted them and there was a hint of pickle flavoring. I then saw on the bag that they have "Tasting notes: All-American classic," which made me think that they're going for either a cheeseburger taste or maybe a hot dog flavor, with pickles and onion. The ingredients included onion powder, tomato powder and cheddar cheese, but no pickle flavoring that I could identify. Definitely a bizarre taste. It should be interesting to see what other people think about this flavor. Not the best Doritos flavor I've tried, but certainly an unusual one — at least it didn't taste like Nacho Cheese or Cool Ranch.
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Smell test: They smell a bit like dill pickles, oddly enough.
From the package: “This is the X-13D Flavor Experiment. Objective: Taste and name Doritos flavor X-13D. Receive additional instruction at snackstrongproductions.com or text 'X-13D' to 24477 ('CHIPS').”
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This snack was discovered by Keith at Old Colony Market, Southborough, Massachusetts. Review published .