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Confirmed sighting: McCoy's Steak and Ale flavour
Posted: 19:39 Tue 15-04-2003. Price: 60p for two 50g bags. Location: Spar, Bath.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: A "limited edition" in association with John Smith's bitter, which allegedly provides the "ale" part of the equation. A softer, smoother flavour than ordinary Steak McCoys, but otherwise not that noticeably different. Another strong spotting from Campbell here, proving that the UK crisp market hasn't completely given in to the ever-expanding Walkers empire just yet (McCoy's is a subsidiary of United Biscuits, who also own McVitie's and KP snacks). It's also rare to see such an overtly alcohol-themed product (outside of traditional wine gums) - the "crinkle" or "ridge" cut of McCoy's is supposed to increase the area available for delivering their flavour, but will even that be enough to see off the apparently genuine threat of Vanilla Ice Cream Flavour Monster Munch?

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Posted: 16:57 Tue 01-07-2003 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: these a lovley brought a bag of them a st pancras station but they are not worth 55p for 1 bag
Posted: 12:45 Fri 11-07-2003 by "Rex" # permalink comment
Comment: Don't eat these with alcoholic drinks or indeed any other strong flavour - they are too subtle to be mixed. On their own - a complex sensual experience to be savoured and indulged in. With something else - any old meat crisps.
Posted: 09:43 Tue 13-Jun-2006 by "polarbear" # permalink comment
Comment: McCoy's Steak and Ale......what a mistake 83190 0
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