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Lidl is now selling GIN flavoured crisps - just in time for Christmas

Supermarket chain Lidl have released a new flavour of their seasonal crisps that will be appealing to gin fans.

Published: November 8, 2017
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Given the popularity of gin this festive season, Lidl, who are already well known for their support of Scotland's gins, have gone one step further by creating unique Gin & Juniper Roast Pork flavour crisps.

Gin Crisps

Picture: Lidl

The snack, which is part of the deluxe range of festive hand cooked crisps from the supermarket chain that also includes pulled pork and wild flower honey flavour, will go on sale across the UK, priced at 99p.

Posting on their Facebook page the brand wrote: "Add some crunch to your lunch with these hand cooked potato crisps. Tasty, crunchy goodness."

https://www.facebook.com/lidluk/photos/a.301302873260871.70811.155239327867227/1601634306561048/?type=3

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Reaction was mixed, though many were intrigued by the new flavour.

One user posted: "I will be eating gin crisps while drinking a raspberry gin after work tonight and it's gonna be amazing."

While another joked: "Look you can legally have gin at lunch time and no one can do anything about it."

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Not everyone was happy about the new flavour though as one irritated poster added: "What's wrong with a good old Prawn Cocktail or Worcestershire Sauce flavour?"

Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.

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