Coming Soon: Vault


Coke just doesn’t give up when it comes to trying to battle Mountain Dew. First Surge. Then all the Mello Yello flavors. The latest: Coke might launch a Mountain Dew-like drink called Vault, the newsletter Beverage Digest reported Friday. Vault would be a successor to Coke’s failed Surge, a Mountain Dew wannabe that debuted in […]

Review: Mello Yello Afterglow


Mello Yello Afterglow

You can’t stop Mountain Dew. That’s a lesson that needs to be learned by a lot of makers of carbonated beverages. Yet they continue to try with products such as Mello Yello Afterglow. For years, Coke has tried to come up with a counteroffensive to battle Pepsi‘s strong Dew franchise. The company wanted to replace […]

Coming Soon: Sprite Remix Aruba Jam


Coming Soon: A new addition to the Sprite Remix line: Sprite Remix Aruba Jam. Take a look at what we know about this product so far!

Review: Fanta Citrus


Fanta Citrus

On a recent trip down to Nashville, TN, my wife and I came upon two beverages that were not available in the Chicago area. One of these was Fanta Citrus — and it was quite an eye-opener. As I’ve mentioned before, the relaunch of the Fanta brand in the United States has been somewhat disappointing […]

Review: Orange Crush


Orange Crush

After having tasted Coke’s current orange soda entry (Fanta Orange) and Pepsi’s somewhat-forgotten product (Orange Slice), it was time to give the folks at Cadbury Schweppes a try, as they currently have the licensing rights to Orange Crush. Crush is somewhat hard to find these days, but it’s still around. I seem to remember seeing […]

Review: Fanta Grape


Fanta Grape

It was time to round out my reviews of the “Core 4″ American Fanta flavors. If you recall, I have previously tasted Fanta Strawberry, Fanta Orange, and Fanta Pineapple. In my personal opinion, only Pineapple was worth another taste, as everything else just wasn’t that great. Fanta Grape has a strong grape smell to it. […]