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Coke04
07-12-2004, 03:44 PM
Hey-- I've got a couple questions about LiveWire.

1. BevNet's review stated that it tasted like a normal orange soda. I thought I remembered it being like regular MD with orange added in, kinda like with Code Red and the cherry flavor. Which one is it?

2. Is LiveWire here to stay year-round now?

drpep
07-12-2004, 10:25 PM
I don't get it either. I can easily taste the Dew in Livewire yet most everyone here says it it is just an orange soda.

Robot
07-12-2004, 10:37 PM
i taste a hint of the mt dew flavor profile in it, but it mostly just tastes like an orange soda, but a very tasty one... i think what sets it apart that little bit really is just that little bit of dew flavoring..

best orange soda IMO

and it was never gone in chicagoland; was always available.

Shatter
07-13-2004, 12:47 AM
Well, Mountain Dew has always had concentrated orange juice in it. For Livewire, they just had to add a lot of artificial orange flavor to make it taste more like an orange soda. It seems like they tried a little too hard to make it orange. The color is what throws most people off. It's very bright orange like a regular orange soda, instead of being green like MD, with orange color mixed in. Of course, that might not have looked all that great.

teamtitan512
07-13-2004, 01:14 AM
I also taste the Dew in it. Some people call it caffeinated Slice, but I don't see it myself either.

Coke04
07-13-2004, 02:57 PM
Okay, thanks.

RunWithDaLilGuy
07-13-2004, 06:28 PM
i can taste the dew in it as well. code red, not as much.

Boris
07-16-2004, 01:47 AM
You guys forgot the yellow 5, which is an oil-tar derivative, pretty much industrial waste, that has the property of giving dew the colour it has...

Acheron
07-23-2004, 01:58 PM
I always thought that Livewire had a bit of a Tang taste to it, myself. And while Slice is it's closest flavor-rival, in my experience, it is different.