Monday, 30 January 2012

Walkers – What’s That Flavour? Mystery Flavour A [Crisps] [By @Cinabar]



The new products just keep on rolling in... and I’m pleased to announce some new crisps from Walkers. I can’t tell you what flavours they are though – because it’s all part of the mystery!
Walkers have created three new varieties of crisps, but not labelled what they are on the bag. You can take a guess at the flavours (via Facebook or Text message) and then be in with the chance to win some serious cash prizes!
I can’t resist a challenge, so was eager to dive in. I started with the reasonably named bag ‘A’. The only clue on the packet was that this was a dairy based flavour. The ingredients list on the back didn’t offer any more clues than that!
I opened up the bag and was pretty sure I could pick up on a garlic smell and some cheese. When I actually tasted a crisp, I could no longer pick up on that garlic hint and the flavour seemed far more focussed on the cheese aspect. It was a strong cheese, something quite powerful and distinct, and perhaps that garlic I thought I smelt was a background onion taste, possible even shallots?
The main thing is that these crisps were really nice, and if you like Walkers Cheese and Onion then you’ll find these a good alternative. They are certainly similar to that classic taste, but still are unique and they have stumped me a bit. I’ll be honest I not sure what I’m going to enter as a potential answer, and I’m going to have to have another bag to give them a try before I settle on a final decision.
If you want to give them a try yourself they should be appearing in supermarkets and other shops very soon. Allan H has already spotted all three flavours packaged in a multipack in Tesco – if you want to hunt some down. If you do, please leave a comment, let me know what you think!
By Cinabar

9 comments:

S.Emerald said...

I remember they did something similar with JellyBellies. I think the "mystery flavour" was maple syrup. It was good, but they never made it an official flavour:/

cinabar said...

Shame - maple syrup jellybellie sounds rather nice :-)

Carlos said...

This one tasted a bit like cheese and onion which sound too easy so its probably particular type of cheese and another type of herb...
Maybe Camombert and Chives

cinabar said...

I know what you mean, my tastebuds say cheese and chive, but I'm sure its been done before - so probably not right.

Su-Lin said...

Maybe a pickled onion flavour? This was the first and only flavour I've tried of the three mystery flavours and I can't say I was enamoured of it!

Anonymous said...

Cheesy garlic bread

Anonymous said...

I tried them and they were quite cheesy but I don't know what they are probably a really strong cheese with a herb or something I agree.

Anonymous said...

cream cheese & chive???

one thing for sure... whatever flavour they are i will be buying more

NommyCrisps said...

Cream cheese and spring onions.