The faithful emulation of the taste of bile in my mouth, however, is just a little too authentic. In my many written excesses, I have never before stooped to describing my subjects as tasting like vomit, because by and large crisps rarely taste worse than uninspired and boring- crisps that are actually icky in some manner are few and far between.
|No joke here: do yourself a favor and|
obtain for your mouth an actual Thai curry.
As the seasonings percolate through your mouth, however, you realize at first that they are decidedly odd and off setting, and then suddenly they are odd and off-setting in a familiar way, reminiscent your mouth after that nauseatingly long car drive after the thanksgiving meal which didn’t quite set in your gut. The burn at the back of your throat starts to seem less like some charming spice and more like the acrid sensation of stomach acids in attack mode, located north of where they should be.
On the well-established principle that a rich and respected perpetrator should be offered superior consideration to a poor victim, I feel compelled to still award these chips a full star, even though I found myself shuddering at the thought of consuming even one more for the purely scientific purposes of this review. The reason for my lenience: these do boldly
Stars: 1/4Spiciness: Moderate
- Crisps are softly crunchy, offer excellent surface area
- Properly spicy as they well should be
- Authentic tasting seasonings
- The seasonings end up tasting odd and off putting
- When combined with spicy sensation, the seasonings start to resemble bile
- No lime flavoring in evidence