McVities Ginger Nuts Review

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imakesense's review of McVities Ginger Nuts


“The other two reviews on here are completely...”

Written on: 14/08/2005 by imakesense (4 reviews written)

Good Points
Snappy, crisp and chewy, all at once
Size, great for nibbling, or munching
Taste, rich and haunting
Definately moresome!

Bad Points
That guilty feeling when you see the long wrapper of a pack discarded, oops you ate them all!

General Comments
The other two reviews on here are completely illogical, and I would question if the authors have eaten a real Ginger Nut biscuit.

First, 'do not let them go soggy?'. Well, Ginger Nuts do not go 'soggy' like a Rich Tea... they can soak up liquid very nicely, and be consumed in that way. Secondly - you can ... how to put this... suck ginger nuts (ok there goes my credibility as a reviewer) and use your teeth to scrape away the biscuit as it gets soggy -quite disgusting to do in public, so save that for a private occasion.

What is a biscuit without chocolate another review says, and then mentions the hallowed Bourbon Biscuit - which has no chocolate taste to speak of, yet still holds it own with garibaldi, fig rolls, digestives and ginger nuts.

A ginger nuts can be used as the basis of some recipes - try substituting 1/4 of your digestives for ginger nuts, and removing some butter from the recipe... lighter snappier biscuit bases with more zing.

In summation, a warm, intoxicating flavour that you can get tired of, but quickly miss. A great dunking biscuit, with more appeal than 98% of biscuits out there.

A favourite.

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