Sunday, May 14, 2023

McDonald's Canada's New Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder

McDonald's Canada is constantly innovating its menu, and the latest addition to its lineup is the limited-time Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder. With a tantalizing combination of flavours, this burger aims to please both BBQ enthusiasts and burger lovers alike. In this blog post, I'll share details of this new creation, share my first-hand experience, and provide an honest assessment of whether it lives up to expectations.

Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder from McDonald's Canada
100% Canadian quarter pound* beef patty topped with sweet and spicy chipotle BBQ sauce, hickory smoked bacon strips, crispy onions, pickles, and two slices of processed cheddar cheese served on a toasted sesame bun.

The Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder boasts a 100% Canadian quarter-pound beef patty that forms the foundation of this burger. One of the standout elements is the surprising depth of beef flavour, which caught me off guard in the best possible way. While we don't typically order quarter-pounders, this one impressed me with its juicy and robust taste.

The star of the show is undoubtedly the sweet and spicy chipotle BBQ sauce. Its tangy notes add a zesty kick that elevates the overall flavour profile. Combining the smoky chipotle and the sweetness of the BBQ sauce creates a delightful contrast, making each bite an explosion of taste.

Accompanying the beef and sauce are hickory-smoked bacon strips, crispy onions, pickles, and two slices of processed cheddar cheese. These toppings contribute to the overall texture and flavour complexity. The bacon adds a smoky and savoury element, while the crispy onions provide a satisfying crunch. The pickles offer a refreshing tang, and the cheese brings a creamy richness to the ensemble.

Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder from McDonald's Canada

After savouring the Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder, I reflected on our experience. While it was undoubtedly enjoyable, it didn't leave a lasting impression that would make it a regular order for me. Although the beef flavour was surprisingly good, the overall combination of ingredients didn't quite match my personal preferences. In comparison, I found the previously introduced Carolina BBQ Quarter Pounder to be a more compelling option.

McDonald's Canada's Chipotle BBQ Quarter Pounder may not be a personal favourite, but taste preferences can vary, and we encourage you to try it and decide for yourself. So visit your nearest McDonald's Canada location to indulge in this limited-time offering, and let us know your thoughts!

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