It was alleged to be a style take a look at. A can of Flamin’ Hot Mountain Dew can be delivered to my home. I’d unpack it, chill it within the fridge and provides it a attempt. However one thing went unsuitable, and it ended up up my nostril as a substitute.
I acquired the can, which had been cleverly wedged right into a tiny flammable-warning steel barrel for transport. I could not get the can out of its pocket, so I caught the deal with of a spoon in opposition to the facet to lever it free. The can broke open. Heat, fresh-off-the-FedEx-truck, aerosolized flamin’ scorching soda exploded towards my face.
In case you’ve ever breathed in cayenne pepper, you may have an concept of what I skilled when the Yellowstone geyser of bright-red beverage entered my nostrils. I coughed. It felt like I would swallowed gunpowder residue. I could have seen visions of Cheetos mascot Chester Cheetah tap-dancing throughout my kitchen counters.
Flamin’ Scorching Mountain Dew is a advertising masterpiece. It combines the citrusy notes of Mountain Dew soda with the hot-pepper aptitude of Flamin’ Scorching Cheetos. Each manufacturers are owned by PepsiCo, so this taste marriage was maybe inevitable.
As soon as my nostril and throat calmed down, I went in for a extra conventional style take a look at. Once I requested a advertising consultant how the flavour can be described, she instructed me “swicy.” Candy and spicy. Correct. I am not a giant fan of the bright-red Cheetos snack meals, however I may go to city on the soda.
As a survivor of one of the world’s hottest hot sauces, I’d charge the warmth degree at comparatively gentle. There is a distinctive peppery up-draft at the back of your throat and into your sinuses, even once you devour it the right manner via your mouth. The citrus-and-spice combo is extra melodious than with the notorious French’s Mustard Beer.
Do you want Flamin’ Scorching Cheetos? Do you love to do the Dew? If it is a sure to each of these, you may be in heaven with this carbonated consolidation of junk meals.
Flamin’ Scorching MTN DEW (that is the right model spelling nowadays) shall be available on Aug. 31 through the Dew Store online, although you may need to run your ZIP code to see if the store will ship to your location. It prices $12 per six-pack.
It is now been over an hour since I sucked tiny airborne particles of Flamin’ Scorching Mountain Dew into my schnoz. I can nonetheless really feel its presence, a murmur of zest and sugar lingering in my higher respiratory tract. A conspiracy of citrus and spice. I hear a voice echoing throughout the space of my soul: “swiiiiiiicy.”