Chowtimes were informed by McDonalds USA that they were launching a new burger nationwide yesterday. Please note that this is currently being launched in the US and not in Canada. Normally we would not be interested because it’s for the US but since they offered to provide us BOG (Be-Our-Guest) cards, we jumped on it and said yes.
The new products are called the Angus Third Pounders. Obviously from the name itself it is large … a third larger than the quarter pounders. As a matter of fact, this is the first new burger launch from McDonald’s since the Big N’ Tasty burger was added to the menu in 2001 … eight years ago.
The Angus Third Pounders are available in three offerings: Deluxe, Bacon & Cheese and Mushroom & Swiss. The big-big difference between this and the other McDonald’s burgers are the introduction of ingredients never seen before on a McDonald’s burger:
- Red onion rings
- Full slices of bacon
- Sauteed murshrooms
- Natural Swiss Cheese
- Bakery-Style sesame seed roll
It seems like McDonalds is upgrading their burgers to offer (more…)