Rold Gold Thin Crisps Flamin' Hot
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Rold Gold Thin Crisps Flamin' Hot

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Taste test: This version of Rold Gold Thin Crisps brought the same thin, double knot-shaped pretzels as the other flavors, but with the Flamin' Hot flavor that's been featured frequently on many other Frito-Lay brands but never before on a pretzel. The surfaces had a whole lot of intense red powder, somewhat unevenly distributed.

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We crunched in to find the same soft, crumbly crunch as those other flavored pretzels (an inferior crunch to Pretzel Crisps) and a midlevel hot pepper taste that was certainly unusual for pretzels but worked pretty well. The Flamin' Hot flavoring had a very different effect on these wheat-based pretzels than the many snacks where it was added to potato or corn (often in conjunction with cheese) but it did make for a nice taste. The large, pepper-laden crisps would work well with a creamy dip.

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Smell test: A bit of a tangy smell.

From the package: “It's break time — so make it a happy one! The Rold Gold® Pretzels you've known for years have been set on fire! Rold Gold® Flamin' Hot® Thin Crisps Pretzels are a snack that's so good you'll fall in love. Each bite delivers a crispy pretzel crunch with a sizzle that will set your mouth on fire. Flamin' Hot® heat takes pretzels to whole new level.”

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Company: Frito-Lay

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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Star Market (formerly Shaws, and Star Market again before that), Porter Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Review published .

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