02 March 2006

Mountain Dew eXtreme

Spotted this at Walmart that really caught my eye. MDX as in Mountain Dew eXtreme. Given that Mountain Dew itself is already the soda pop with the highest caffeine (my fave!) level, the guys at PepsiCo decides to up the ante and add Taurine into it.

Now Taurine is the stuff that we find in energy drinks like Red Bull and Livita.

Nadnut, are you reading this? Soda Pop and Red Bull in the same bottle!!

A further closer look and we find all sorts of weird chemical names listed in the ingredients. Geez, what the hell are we putting into ourselves these days?

There is also mention of Ginseng in it. Whoa! Got Ginseng leh!!!

Eu Yan Sang, are you reading this?

Well, anyway, out of curiosity, I bought of bottle of it to try. With the green colour, one cannot but think of radioactive toxic waste. Oh wait, this isn't be too far off with all the chemical stuff in it. No?

Tasting Notes: Taste like the regular Mountain Dew with a hint of bubble-gum during the finish. Not as sweet as the regular Mountain Dew though.

To see the bigger picture, goto my Flickr account.

- Voxeros

1. mht left...
Wednesday, 1 March 2006 2:40 pm
all forms of carbonated drinks are BAD BAD BAD!

2. winter left...
Wednesday, 1 March 2006 2:51 pm
u r so fast leave comments..
can let me be the first anot
y ur tasting notes never includes how many stars?

3. kim left...
Wednesday, 1 March 2006 10:16 pm
I thought the normal mountain dew is already green? With you saying the it looks like chemical, makes me think that it taste like antibiotics. Haha..

4. JayWalk left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 12:31 am :: 
mht: I can't agree more with you. Over here in US, bottle water cost the same as these soda pops. Sheesh.

winter: As far as all these sugar-laden soda pops. It will always be ZERO stars in my books.

kIm: Actually, if you think about it, they are all full of chemicals! Goto my flickr account and see the ingredient list of the MDX. More than half the stuff in there, I have no idea what they are! :(

5. akk left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 9:53 am
EEeee....just the look of it can make me go green is also shown that the most off-putting colour in food is BLUE, so some ppl put blue dye in their food to take away their appetite....very torturous form of dieting.

6. kim left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 9:55 am
Somehow those chemicals make sense to me.. Oops. Hahaha..

7. nadnut left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 10:36 am
ooooooh! now, that i gotta try!

8. SB left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 2:08 pm
It looks like Ninja Turtle mutating agent. Try it on a turtle and maybe it will become Leonardo or Donatello.

9. JayWalk left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 3:52 pm ::
Akk: Don't forget the water in the toilet bowl also blue colour one. Or green if you add too much "yellow" into it. hahahah....

kIm: zhun bor? What can you tell us about these chemicals?

Nadnut: See how lah. If possible, I bring back a bottle at the end of the year when I return. Singapore don't have?

SB: For all you know, after drinking it, the Mutant Ninja Turtles change back to regular turtles!

10. kim left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 4:17 pm
Fructose is a sugar -- to make it sweet.
Sodium benzoate preserves freshness by preventing micro organisms from growing.
Taurine is an amino acid. No?
Citric acid and ascorbic acid no need to explain la hor?
Aiya. Do you really need this? I sound so geeky here.. But I learnt these before. Hais.

11. JayWalk left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 4:29 pm :: 
kIm: Yah. We know the easy ones. What about the rest?

12. kim left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 5:32 pm
I'm lazy to attempt to remember what the rest are for le. Hahhahaha..

13. nadnut left...
Thursday, 2 March 2006 10:56 pm
never see leh! buy one!

14. JayWalk left...
Friday, 3 March 2006 12:53 am :: 
kIm: Aiyoh... so lazy... next time cannot graduate, then you know.

Nadnut: Sure but probably need you to remind me come closer to date of return.

15. kim left...
Friday, 3 March 2006 11:00 pm

16. JayWalk left...
Saturday, 4 March 2006 6:04 am :: 
kIm: Then get off your lazy ass!

1 comment:

buy pgx said...

Taurine adds more energy to the soda drink.