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Snacks Lay's Sriracha

Sledgstone

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Lay's Sriracha is one of the three new Lay's potato chip flavors available as part of the "Lay's Do Us A Flavor" contest. I haven't had the chance to try the other two flavors, but I did get my hands on a bag of these.

I have to admit.. I have never tried Sriracha sauce before so I have no idea just how spicy the sauce is by itself. I've heard that it is intensely hot and based on the picture on this bag I can only assume its going to be extra spicy.

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The chips themselves are a bit reddish in color compared to regular Lay's. They smell very mild and not powerful enough to indicate any real heat. The flavor is the regular salty lays taste with a nice heat that hits lightly and then burns the tongue a bit. After about 5 chips or so the burn is a bit more noticeable and at its maximum heat. I didn't notice any back of the throat burn or "creeping up on you burn" like you would normally get with cayenne pepper so i can only assume these chips are more mild in heat intensity compared to actually dripping Sriracha sauce directly onto regular lays chips.

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Should you eat these?

Yes. If you want to try a new kind of spicy potato chip, give these a try. But don't expect them to be the hottest chips out there.




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Sriracha sauce is 100X hotter than these chips... but I really like the chips.

Sriracha fixes all shitty cheap food... but for starters I recommend this method to enjoy it:

get some celery hearts... pop off some celery sticks... pour your favorite ranch dressing in its crevice, and then squeeze a thin line of Sriracha on top of the ranch filled canyon. 

 

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This is the most well known brand, and I support it.

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That sounds good. I need to get a bottle of this and test it against the power of the Dinosaur BBQ Devil sauce to see which is stronger.

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I bought that exact bottle of Sriracha sauce in that picture! Its good. Not insanely hot either, but damn good. I'll pour this into my next bowl of chili instead of tobasco sauce.

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It's a different level of hotness. The sauce is fun and not over powering. Also, the sauce does not rely heavily on peppers like the Dinosaur BBQ hot sauce you have. 

 

Overall, I have to try this cos I love spice and banana chips. 

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