McCoy’s Fire Pit Sizzlers Hickory Smoked BBQ Ribs

Another special variety comes from McCoy’s which brings the usual top drawer crunch and texture. The BBQ comes trough with a sweet aroma that ends with the right note of tangy. The flavour sticks around a mite too long though so eater beware. 

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index: B

McCoy’s Fire Pit Sizzlers Hickory Smoked BBQ Ribs

Another special variety comes from McCoy’s which brings the usual top drawer crunch and texture. The BBQ comes trough with a sweet aroma that ends with the right note of tangy. The flavour sticks around a mite too long though so eater beware.

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index: B

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Me and @87th living the dream last night

Walkers Deep Ridged Chilli Beef

These crisps come as part of Walkers attempt to go after the McCoys market with mixed success. The texture is lighter than the competitors but still nice and crunchy. The flavour hits the right notes without being too spicy but not that memorable either. 

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index B

Walkers Deep Ridged Chilli Beef

These crisps come as part of Walkers attempt to go after the McCoys market with mixed success. The texture is lighter than the competitors but still nice and crunchy. The flavour hits the right notes without being too spicy but not that memorable either.

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index B

Walkers Prawn Cocktail Pops

Walkers launch another offensive into the healthy crisp market with Pops, which are apparently air popped crisps. The taste is the usual excellent Walkers prawn cocktail but it is slightly let town by the texture; surprisingly crunchy the flavour quickly fades to leave behind quite a bland taste. Enjoyable but needs a bit more work. 

6 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - C

Walkers Prawn Cocktail Pops

Walkers launch another offensive into the healthy crisp market with Pops, which are apparently air popped crisps. The taste is the usual excellent Walkers prawn cocktail but it is slightly let town by the texture; surprisingly crunchy the flavour quickly fades to leave behind quite a bland taste. Enjoyable but needs a bit more work.

6 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - C

McCoy’s Ridge Cut Bullseye Bangers

McCoy’s are already highly regarded crisps so what is the only thing they need to make them better? Sausages which is what we have here. A nice round sweet flavour matches up well with the usual McCoy crunch making this an absolute treat. 

8 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - B

McCoy’s Ridge Cut Bullseye Bangers

McCoy’s are already highly regarded crisps so what is the only thing they need to make them better? Sausages which is what we have here. A nice round sweet flavour matches up well with the usual McCoy crunch making this an absolute treat.

8 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - B

Walkers Sunbites Wholegrain Crispy Snacks Cheddar and Caramelised Onion

What we have here is essentially a very this and crunchy Rivita shaped into little square crisps. The texture isn’t the best but passable but isn’t helped by the flavour; it says onion on the packet but someone should have told the crisps. Decent at best. 

6 out of 10

Crispy Butty Index - C

Walkers Sunbites Wholegrain Crispy Snacks Cheddar and Caramelised Onion

What we have here is essentially a very this and crunchy Rivita shaped into little square crisps. The texture isn’t the best but passable but isn’t helped by the flavour; it says onion on the packet but someone should have told the crisps. Decent at best.

6 out of 10

Crispy Butty Index - C

Cofresh Chilli and Lemon Potato Grills

So what is a grill? Well, it’s a small almost crinkled crisp with a punchy texture that deserves to more widely known. Couple this with a pleasantly spicy texture and you’ve got a great find that is recommended as one to hunt down. 

8 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - D

Cofresh Chilli and Lemon Potato Grills

So what is a grill? Well, it’s a small almost crinkled crisp with a punchy texture that deserves to more widely known. Couple this with a pleasantly spicy texture and you’ve got a great find that is recommended as one to hunt down.

8 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - D

Walkers Baked Hoops and Crosses Prawn Cocktail

In the spirit of Transform-a-Snacks, here is another baked corn smacked that tries to combine the world of toys and snacks. Here we have a simple variation on the childhood favourite noughts and crosses with snacks shaped as each. Whilst no where near as impressive as the Twisted snacks, these get the job done with a familiar flavour for those who have tried the Worsit variation. Not a bad snack but doesn’t have the theatricality of the Transform-a-Snack so okay at best. 

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - B

Walkers Baked Hoops and Crosses Prawn Cocktail

In the spirit of Transform-a-Snacks, here is another baked corn smacked that tries to combine the world of toys and snacks. Here we have a simple variation on the childhood favourite noughts and crosses with snacks shaped as each. Whilst no where near as impressive as the Twisted snacks, these get the job done with a familiar flavour for those who have tried the Worsit variation. Not a bad snack but doesn’t have the theatricality of the Transform-a-Snack so okay at best.

7 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - B

Phileas Fogg American Style Bubble Chips Cheese and New York Deli Relish
Veteran crispologists may remember Phileas Fogg from the late eighties as an upper market brand showcasing flavours of the world, Punjab Puri being a particular favourite of this reviewer. They now return in the large bag format, this flavour highlighting New York. The ‘chips’ themselves are a delight, roughly the size of a mini popadum with a light bubbly texture. The flavour is good and in your face, if a little overwhelming if you’re trying to go for the whole bag in one. Overall, a treat.
8 out of 10
Crisp Butty Index - B

Phileas Fogg American Style Bubble Chips Cheese and New York Deli Relish

Veteran crispologists may remember Phileas Fogg from the late eighties as an upper market brand showcasing flavours of the world, Punjab Puri being a particular favourite of this reviewer. They now return in the large bag format, this flavour highlighting New York. The ‘chips’ themselves are a delight, roughly the size of a mini popadum with a light bubbly texture. The flavour is good and in your face, if a little overwhelming if you’re trying to go for the whole bag in one. Overall, a treat.

8 out of 10

Crisp Butty Index - B

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