Which Lays Potato Chip Flavor Wins The Race?

Every chip eaten demonstrates its commitment to creating unique flavors and offering the most delectable experience.

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I've been munching on these chips for years and let me tell you, Lay's is the king of potato chips with their endless variety. With extreme bias in full force, I gathered them all and ranked them in order of worst to best. Here's my take on their flavors, ranked from "meh" to "mouthwatering":

24. Original Limón

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Starting at the bottom, Original Limón is like that unexpected guest at a party – a bit surprising, but kind of refreshing? It’s tangy, a bit sour, but in a good way. It’s a nice change from the common fla vors.

23. Original Chile Limón

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Now, add some spice to that tang with Original Chile Limón. It’s like Limón’s feisty sibling. If you like little heat with some tang then this is your go-to. But be warned, it's not for the faint-hearted.

22. Wavy Ranch

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Wavy Ranch is like that reliable friend – always good to have around. It's creamy, herby, and has a garlic kick.

21. Flamin’ Hot

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Flamin' Hot is for those who live on the edge. It's bold, it's fiery, and not for the spice-averse. Seriously, it’s hot!

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Did you know? Lay's chips were first sold from the back of a car.

20. Original BBQ

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Ah, Original BBQ, the classic crowd-pleaser. It’s smoky, a bit sweet, and has that perfect BBQ tang. It's like a summer cookout in a chip.

19. Baked Original

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For the health-conscious, Baked Original is your guilt-free indulgence. Less fat but still tasty – it's a win-win.

18. Flamin' Hot Dill Pickle

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This one's a wild card. Spicy, tangy, and sour, it's an acquired taste. But if you’re into bold flavors, give it a try.

17. Original Sour Cream & Onion

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A classic. The creamy sour cream mixed with the zing of onion? Yes, please! It’s like a comfort food in chip form.

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Did you know? Lay's has created region-specific flavors for different parts of the US.

16. Wavy Hickory BBQ

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It's like Original BBQ but with an extra smoky kick. The wavy texture of these chips make them better.

15. Dill Pickle Original

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If you like pickles, you'll love this. These chips are tangy, salty, and has that distinct dill flavor. A bit odd, but surprisingly addictive.

14. Original Salt & Vinegar

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Love it or hate it, it’s a classic. The sharp vinegar hit with the saltiness is definitely an acquired taste, but it's a staple for a reason.

13. Kettle Cooked Jalapeño

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Spicy, crunchy, and just a bit different. If you’re into a good crunch with a kick, this one’s for you.

12. Sweet Southern Heat BBQ

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This is BBQ with a twist. It's sweet, spicy, and totally moreish.

11. Kettle Cooked Mesquite BBQ

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This is for BBQ lovers who want something a bit more gourmet. Smoky, sweet, and super crunchy.

10. Simply Sea Salted

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Sometimes, simple is best. Just potato and sea salt – pure, unadulterated chip bliss.

9. Simply BBQ

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It's BBQ, but stripped back. Smoky, savory, and just plain good.

8. Baked BBQ

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BBQ flavor without the guilt? Sign me up. It's tangy, smoky, and crispy.

7. Kettle Cooked Sea Salt & Vinegar

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The vinegar really pops in this one. If you're a fan of bold flavors, this is your chip.

6. Kettle Cooked Original

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This is the elevated version of the classic. Extra crunchy, extra flavorful.

5. Kettle Cooked Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper

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A bit spicy, a bit salty, and super crunchy. It’s a flavor party in your mouth.

4. Wavy Sea Salt & Pepper

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The wavy texture is perfect for this classic combo. It's a little spicy, a little salty, and totally addictive.

3. Wavy Original

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It’s the Original, but wavier. More texture, more fun.

2. Cheddar and Sour Cream

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Cheesy, creamy, and utterly delicious. It’s flavor is full of explosion.

1. Classic

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Sometimes, you just can't beat the original. These are simple, salty, and satisfying. It's the king of chips for a reason.

And there you have our flavors ranking list. Enjoy!