my Flamin' Hot odyssey continues

Dereck

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Oct 25, 2017
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If someone lives somewhere where Flamin' Hot Munchos are sold, I'll gladly buy them off of you.
 
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Flamin' Hot Fritos are my new target, seem like the next most likely thing I'll stumble across
 

Jpop

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Oct 27, 2017
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I haven't seen them at all. I need to be losing weight but damn they're tempting.
I feel you.

My company spends a few thousand a month on snacks. Makes it hard to keep health motivated.

Ramen
Soups
Juices
Chips
Gator aid
Candy
Cereal
Cheese
Wine
Beer
Cookies
Cakes
Some fruit (lol)
 

Woetyler

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Oct 27, 2017
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Just had a bag of flamin' hot cheetos for the first time in months due to this thread, and my God, they're so hard to stop eating.
 

VCFL

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Jan 24, 2018
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I feel you.

My company spends a few thousand a month on snacks. Makes it hard to keep health motivated.

Ramen
Soups
Juices
Chips
Gator aid
Candy
Cereal
Cheese
Wine
Beer
Cookies
Cakes
Some fruit (lol)
That's the only thing I miss about going into an office lol
 

Davey Cakes

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Oct 27, 2017
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Massachusetts
I tried the baked Flamin' Hot Cheetos out of a curiosity a few months ago. Wasn't a fan. They had heat, but were otherwise bland and dry. If you're going baked, stick with the regular cheese flavor, as it's alright. There are some baked varieties of chips that I enjoy too (e.g. Ruffles baked cheddar chips) but they're often hit and miss.

If I'm doing the Flamin' Hot thing, I'm going for flavor and cutting out 50% of the fat just isn't worth it.
 

Ashodin

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Oct 25, 2017
2,611
Burlington, NC
I tried the baked Flamin' Hot Cheetos out of a curiosity a few months ago. Wasn't a fan. They had heat, but were otherwise bland and dry. If you're going baked, stick with the regular cheese flavor, as it's alright. There are some baked varieties of chips that I enjoy too (e.g. Ruffles baked cheddar chips) but they're often hit and miss.

If I'm doing the Flamin' Hot thing, I'm going for flavor and cutting out 50% of the fat just isn't worth it.
Maybe you got a bad batch!
 

Faiz

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Oct 26, 2017
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Had to pick up cat food for lunch (edit: DURING lunch, haha). Didn’t see anything new (still no FH Rold Gold Chips, only XXtra hot Cheetos are in multipacks) so decided to try Takis Fuego finally.

That was disappointing. Didn’t even get any heat at all till 5 chips in, and by the time I was done the lime was so over powering. Blech. Should have gone for the XXtra Hot Staxx instead.
 
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grang

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Nov 13, 2017
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Had to pick up cat food for lunch. Didn’t see anything new (still no FH Rold Gold Chips, only XXtra hot Cheetos are in multipacks) so decided to try Takis Fuego finally.

That was disappointing. Didn’t even get any heat at all till 5 chips in, and by the time I was done the lime was so over powering. Blech. Should have gone for the XXtra Hot Staxx instead.
My supermarket randomly had a display of Takis a couple weeks back (they are gone now though :( ) and I got one Fuego and one Nitro. Definitely try the Nitro if you find them. MUCH better than the Fuego, the heat and lime actually balance nicely and the heat builds up after a couple.
 

Faiz

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Oct 26, 2017
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My supermarket randomly had a display of Takis a couple weeks back (they are gone now though :( ) and I got one Fuego and one Nitro. Definitely try the Nitro if you find them. MUCH better than the Fuego, the heat and lime actually balance nicely and the heat builds up after a couple.
I’ll give it a try if I see them. Nitro isn’t supposed to be as hot though, right?
 

grang

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Nov 13, 2017
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I’ll give it a try if I see them. Nitro isn’t supposed to be as hot though, right?
The Nitro are habanero and the Fuego are "hot chili pepper," my recollection is that the Nitro were definitely hotter but I could be wrong.

edit: after googling the consensus is definitely that Fuego are spicier, which is very strange to me because my experience was the opposite, but there it is
 

Faiz

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Oct 26, 2017
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The Nitro are habanero and the Fuego are "hot chili pepper," my recollection is that the Nitro were definitely hotter but I could be wrong.

edit: after googling the consensus is definitely that Fuego are spicier, which is very strange to me because my experience was the opposite, but there it is
No matter, I’ll try them, there have been times higher rated hot sauces I’ve thought were less spicy than those rated lower so could just be a difference in taste buds.
 

itwasTuesday

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Oct 30, 2017
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They got a itty bitty kick now. hrmm

Skittles sweet heat

mango 5
orange 4
lemon 2
strawberry 4
watermelon 5

*all scores out of 5. If I owned the company I would add a lime flavor.

side review, sour gummy bears are good.
 

Faiz

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Oct 26, 2017
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This weekend finally turned up a bag of XXtra Flamin Hot Cheetos at my local Kroger. I was expecting them to be a little more XXtra to be honest, but the spice level was a little higher. If offered the two I’d still pick XXtra, but I’m not gonna be upset if all I find in the future are regular.

This also marks 6 weeks of our Kroger having a space marked for the Rold Gold Chips without actually stocking them.
 

Kyzer

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Oct 25, 2017
2,695
GUYS


Habanero

Flamin

Hot

Cheetos


@walmart

Officially my fave. Hot like extra flamin hot but in a better way, and flavor more in line with original
 

Dream Machine

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Oct 25, 2017
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I ate so many Flamin Hot and Flamin Hot Limon Cheetos in middle school and high school. I have a sense memory of those and World of Warcraft bound together forever in my brain.

Red fingers all day
 
Flamin' Hot Fritos Impressions
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These Flamin' Hot Fritos are really sommit else. They are super tasty and very different from other Flamin' Hot products.

They smell like normal Fritos, and at first taste almost exactly like normal Fritos, but the flavor of Flamin' Hot creeps up on you and hits you right in the back of the throat. Its really something else, you barely get only spice on the tongue, its almost all relegated to the back of the throat.

That makes it super, super easy to eat, even more so than the Rold Gold Pretzel ones.

The flavor of Flamin' Hot is pretty muted, which is a small ding against it, but the mixture of Fritos flavor and Flamin' Hot flavor really works well, I can see myself buying this multiple times.

Probably my favorite Frito flavor of all their variants.
 

norm9

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Oct 27, 2017
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THE DAY HAS COME AND SO HAVE I



These Flamin' Hot Fritos are really sommit else. They are super tasty and very different from other Flamin' Hot products.

They smell like normal Fritos, and at first taste almost exactly like normal Fritos, but the flavor of Flamin' Hot creeps up on you and hits you right in the back of the throat. Its really something else, you barely get only spice on the tongue, its almost all relegated to the back of the throat.

That makes it super, super easy to eat, even more so than the Rold Gold Pretzel ones.

The flavor of Flamin' Hot is pretty muted, which is a small ding against it, but the mixture of Fritos flavor and Flamin' Hot flavor really works well, I can see myself buying this multiple times.

Probably my favorite Frito flavor of all their variants.
Regular flaming hot cheetos are the best, but the Fritos ones are second best. It also feels like they give you more for some reason.
 

LucidMomentum

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Nov 18, 2017
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Cheddar Jalapeno Cheetos > Flamin' Hot.

Just had to put that out there.

Sorry.

I feel the Flamin' Hot Cheetos are a bit too vinegar-y for me.
 

Saganator

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Oct 26, 2017
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Flaming hot Fritos are the bees knees. Discovered them a few months ago and they're my new go-to.
 
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Regular flaming hot cheetos are the best, but the Fritos ones are second best. It also feels like they give you more for some reason.
even though the bags for Fritos and crunchy Cheetos are the same size, the crunchy Cheetos are more condensed so it seems like there's a lot more Fritos in comparison