Taste test: This flavor of potato chips from Kettle was highly anticipated by our bacon-loving snackers, who would all be thrilled to dip their precious bacon into some maple syrup. We've reviewed quite a few bacon snacks and a handful of maple snacks, but aside from a granola mix, there haven't been many snacks offering those two particular flavors together. The chips had wiggly shapes with some bubbles embedded inside, plus some skin around the edges, with just a bit of seasoning powder and a golden yellow overall color.
We crunched in to find a soft, crisp crunch and a fairly sweet flavor with middling hints of both bacon and maple syrup. We expected to be tasting more maple and more bacon, but the mix of tastes even at this level was really quite nice. Most of our snackers liked these, but some could barely taste any maple or bacon at all, and just about everyone was expecting way more of both flavors. Good chips, but pretty disappointing from the Maple Bacon point of view.
Smell test: Sweet bacon smell. Very nice!
From the package: “These Maple Bacon chips have bold flavor and hearty crunch. They taste so great because they're made from all natural, real food ingredients, the finest potatoes, natural oils and craft cooking methods.”
Online store: Buy potato chips on Amazon
Company: Kettle Foods
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy. Review published .