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mildogg
02-01-2005, 05:51 PM
just wondering what you guys think of this brand, comments and questions

pdxbevman
02-01-2005, 08:07 PM
I don't like the wrap on the bottles and it kinda has a kool-aid taste. Are they making the NOS energy drink, thats what i heard?

Ron Swedelson
02-01-2005, 08:30 PM
I like the brand. I think it sells about 80% of their volume in Chains. But it sells fairly well out here.

boodoo
02-02-2005, 12:40 PM
I too like the brand. They have a nice variety of flavors and the ones I have tasted were good. I also like the fact that they are managed by a group of x-SoBe guys.

fusion
02-02-2005, 02:00 PM
I like it as well. Glass bottles, no HFCS, good flavors. Philadelphia Coke handles it around here, so it's pretty much everywhere.

mildogg
02-03-2005, 06:22 PM
rc chicago was just bought out by sevenup. Its supposed to happen at the end of february. Could see the end of nehi and old towne in chicago

booma99
02-04-2005, 12:19 AM
Does 7-up or RC in chicago have monster or rockstar?

mildogg
02-04-2005, 05:05 PM
yes and no. rockstar is with seven up and it does nothing. monster is the number 2 behind redbull and is handled by the old style beer network of distributors

RunWithDaLilGuy
02-05-2005, 02:52 PM
olde towne and nehi are ingrained in chicago. abc would be stupid to stop carrying it.

mildogg
02-05-2005, 08:08 PM
there is not enough room on the trucks for that much product

fusion
02-06-2005, 02:53 AM
Didn't Coke II aka New Coke also sell well in Chicago? CCE dumped it when they bought out Herb.

fusion
02-07-2005, 08:03 PM
According to Beverage Digest, DPSUBG is just buying RC Chicago's CSAB rights. That should have no effect on their Old Towne line.

EnergyKing
02-07-2005, 10:03 PM
I thought Fuse had a Kool Aid Taste too. But I do like their Mega, excellent product.