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Old 11-18-17, 12:56 AM
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

So, the consensus is that all of these new flavors are ruined by artificial sweetners? Damn, what a shame. I was looking forward to trying Pepsi Caramel flavor, but if it's adulterated with artificial sugars, I'm out. Can't believe it would cost them that much more to put in a few grams of real-sugar sweetened syrup, but these idiots are trying to save their pennies, of course. I'm so not a fan of that shit.
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
Mtn. Dew Holiday Brew - average. It's Code Red cut with regular Dew. So if Code Red is too 'cherry' for you, then this may be a winner? Not really worth seeking out.

Mtn. Dew Game Fuel Arctic Blast - also average. Typical Game Fuel 'berry' like flavor, only blue colored this year.

Mtn. Dew Game Fuel Tropical Smash - best of this bunch. It has a unique bite to it. Not sure how to describe it.
I haven't tried the other two yet, but the Tropical Smash is my new favorite soda. To me, it tastes very similar to the original, "Fruit Juicy Red" Hawaiian Punch...but carbonated. I blew through a twelve-pack of cans in, like, three days.
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So, the consensus is that all of these new flavors are ruined by artificial sweetners? Damn, what a shame. I was looking forward to trying Pepsi Caramel flavor, but if it's adulterated with artificial sugars, I'm out. Can't believe it would cost them that much more to put in a few grams of real-sugar sweetened syrup, but these idiots are trying to save their pennies, of course. I'm so not a fan of that shit.
The Salted Caramel Pepsi is nasty. I took like four drinks of it before getting rid of it. The artificial sweeteners might have something to do with it but itís just got a funky taste that made me about gag.

Iím not for sure if the Game Fuel had artificial sweeteners in it but it sort of had that taste. Hopefully they donít eventually change the original Dew or the original varieties like Code Red or Livewire. Iím already not a big fan of Pepsi products and prefer Coke or 7 Up products.
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

Yeah the two Game Fuels are lower calorie like the DewSA was(I didn't check the Holiday Brew), so it probably has a different sweetener in it. I don't have a problem with the taste, so I'm down for the fewer calories.
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

I’ve seen the Mountain Dews, but any idea on the rollout schedule for the caramel Pepsi? I’ve not seen anything on it.
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It was out the first or second week of the month. I found it at Walmart but havenít seen it anywhere else.

On Saturday when I went to Justice League the Coke Freestyle machine had something called North Pole Magic. Apparently itís equal parts Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, and Vanilla Barqís. It was pretty decent.

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Iíve seen the Mountain Dews, but any idea on the rollout schedule for the caramel Pepsi? Iíve not seen anything on it.
Been around SWF for a few weeks now
Old 12-01-17, 11:58 PM
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I donít mind the Mountain Dew Holiday Brew but really it more or less just tastes like Code Red to me. Maybe not quite as strong of a cherry flavor as normal but itís good.
Old 12-02-17, 03:59 PM
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

I still haven’t seen the Caramel Pepsi, but my wife picked one up for me.



The artificial sweetener was rather evident. But I don’t think that was the worst part. It tasted more like burnt caramel than salted caramel.

On another note, my daughter tried a new Dave’s Cream Soda at the Wendy's Coke Freestyle machine: Wild Berry Root Beer. I didn’t try it, but she said she liked it.

That “North Pole Magic” actually sounds pretty good!
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I tried to warn you That Salted Caramel Pepsi is some of the worst pop Iíve ever tried. I donít know who thought it was a good idea. Seems like someoneís weird concoction but I canít believe they mass produced it.
Old 12-02-17, 05:12 PM
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I donít mind the Mountain Dew Holiday Brew but really it more or less just tastes like Code Red to me. Maybe not quite as strong of a cherry flavor as normal but itís good.
I was pleasantly surprised to see that the M.D. Holiday Brew does not seem to contain any artificial sweetners after all. The label says 44 grams sugars per can which is in line with normal, unadulterated pop. Still wish I didn't have to spend 4x as much in buying 12-packs as the equivalent in 2L bottles would cost.
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Not sure if itís new or not or just something for the holidays but picked up a 2 liter of Canada Dry Cranberry Ginger Ale. I like normal Canada Dry and this cranberry variety is pretty good as well.
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Found this tonight. Pretty good, sort of like Sprite but yet itís not exactly the same.
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Found this tonight. Pretty good, sort of like Sprite but yet itís not exactly the same.
What is that? Mt Dew ICE?? Your pic is posted in the wrong orientation (landscape) and it's cut off vertically.
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Itís 7Up with caffeine
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What is that? Mt Dew ICE?? Your pic is posted in the wrong orientation (landscape) and it's cut off vertically.
Ah, I didnít realize that. It looks fine on the mobile site from what I see. Itís Mountain Dew Ice though yeah. Itís basically a caffeinated version of Sprite or 7 Up. Itís pretty good.
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

It's not cut-off, I can see the whole picture from the desktop view.(it is sideways, but it's readable).
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

It looks normal to me, and I donít think itís because Mike edited it, it looks normal in Zzzzzzzyzzzzzís quote too.
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Was always right side up for me too.
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Been drinking Pepsi 1893.
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

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It's not cut-off, I can see the whole picture from the desktop view.(it is sideways, but it's readable).
Same.
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I dunno what the deal with the image is. On my iPhone itís fine on both the mobile and desktop versions of the site but on my tablet which is a Samsung it was sideways.
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I haven't been a regular soda drinker in a couple of years, but I've gotten myself hooked on MTN DEW ICE. I really am a big fan.
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Re: slop101's Official Soda / Cola Thread!

Today I had a can of Diet Sam's Cola (the Walmart brand), and it was really good. It was a total surprise because I was expecting it to be awful. But it tasted just as good as Coke Zero or Pepsi One. If I did a 3-way blind taste test, I doubt I could pick the Walmart brand.

I'm gonna have to try Dr Thunder and Mountain Lightning.
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Iíve had Dr. Thunder before. From what I remember it was about as good as Dr. Pepper.

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