Taste test: This exciting new flavor of Takis had the same tubular shapes as the other flavors but stood out with a bright green color on the outside, plus some light yellow tortilla chip showing through where the seasoning was thinner. We crunched in to find an intense flavor that was quite different from the other flavors. The habanero gave the chips some serious kick, but mixing it with cucumber made the flavor something else entirely. The heat wasn't as hot as some really killer habanero snacks, but the combination was still pretty hot; the cukes altered the flavor quite a bit but didn't do that much to reduce the heat. A mild habanero burn lingered for quite a while as an aftertaste.
Opinions of our snackers varied, with some unable to handle much of this flavor, while others found it a nice spicy accompaniment to beer.
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Smell test: Can smell some mild cucumber.
From the package: “Habanero & Cucumber Tortilla Chips” ... “Very Hot”
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Company: Barcel USA LLC
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Chavez Supermarket, Redwood City, California. Review published .