After months of lockdown, McDonald’s is here to spice up your summer (quite literally) with its HOTTEST burger yet… Introducing the limited-edition McSpicy Burger (£5.49) available from Wednesday 14th July. A thick, succulent chicken fillet with a spicy coating, on a bed of crunchy, cool lettuce and mayo, between toasted sesame seed buns – this burger definitely has a certain zing to it!

Now, McDonald’s knows that spice is subjective. Some will be reaching for a glass of milk whilst shouting: “My mouth is on FIRE”, while others may think the McSpicy has just “a lil’ kick” to it. Whatever you think, McDonald’s is encouraging the nation to head online to join the #McSpicyDebate on social by answering ‘How McSpicy is it for you?’

To officially celebrate its arrival, McDonald’s lit up restaurants in the two locations of the UK with the HIGHEST and LOWEST tolerance to spice after polling over 5,000 UK adults on their attitudes to all things heat. The poll looked at which UK cities can best handle their heat by asking each respondent to score how much spice they can tolerate on a scale of 1 to 10. It found that Wolverhampton is certified spice central – their average score on the scale was 6.63.

Whereas it’s a no for Norwich, the city has the lowest spice tolerance who just can’t hack the heat it seems, with an average score of 5.47.  And for those of you who can’t tolerate the heat, don’t worry - McDonald’s has you covered! McDonald’s is giving away free Happy Meal Milk with all McSpicy purchases via the My McDonald’s App.

The new McSpicy from McDonald’s. 100% chicken breast fillet in a spicy marinade and crispy coating. How spicy is it for you? This will only be around for a limited time of six weeks, meaning you have until August 24 to get your hands on it - so be quick and remember it’s only available whilst stocks last!

The new McSpicy burger will join the current limited-edition line-up alongside:

·         BBQ Bacon Stack,

·         Mozzerella Dippers

·         Aero Chocolate & Aero Mint McFlurries.