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cokeman192001
11-17-2005, 08:57 PM
saw demos...pretty interesting

Dasani
11-18-2005, 08:53 PM
I have tried Tab Energy, its good

Dasani
11-18-2005, 08:53 PM
Vault just came in as well, it tastes a ton like Surge

boodoo
11-22-2005, 06:04 PM
Tab....the worst selling label from Coke so they exband the brand to appeal to women as an energy drink. Am I missing something?

Mr Zabe
11-22-2005, 06:58 PM
Probably not. Very good point.

Then again the vast majority of young gals to gals in their forties have never tasted nor heard of Tab soda pop. So to them the brand name Tab means nothing.

As a reformed Tab drinker, Tab brings back less than great memories of a poor tasting soda pop. I agree with boodoo, I would bury the brand name Tab and let it rest in peace. Why not develop a cool new brand name and start thinking about producing a "killer" energy drink?

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fusion
11-23-2005, 12:18 PM
I think they are looking to segment the energy drink market - to appeal to people who perhaps wouldn't drink an e-drink.

They've already got three drinks that appeal to a pretty wide audience (Full Throttle, Rockstar, Von Dutch), along with their diet counterparts.

Fury is more of a KMX replacement - and I believe Tab Energy will be more targeted towards females, who you really don't see buying a lot of these drinks.

Rob The SURGE Drinker
11-24-2005, 12:12 AM
i have never seen full throttle fury... anyone got a pic?

CCE Girlie
01-07-2006, 08:07 PM
Full Throttle Fury is not on store shelves yet....it should be soon.....from what I hear it is somewhat hard to get right now.
TAB energy is going to be in a 10.5oz can---not a 8oz can.

Nick Laugher
01-07-2006, 08:26 PM
10.5 oz? That's odd...

the saint
01-08-2006, 11:55 AM
Fury is pretty much everywhere around my parts. No I have not tried and more than likely will not try as I do not partake in energy drinks.

Mr Zabe
01-08-2006, 12:27 PM
Me too. I rather enjoy a ice cold Mountain Dew for my energy. :D

Nick Laugher
01-08-2006, 07:36 PM
If you guys don't drink energy drinks, why do you hang out in this forum? ;)

Chad.
01-23-2006, 05:20 PM
just tried a full throttle fury, and being that i like orange based drinks i thought this would be good, it's only okay. it's about the same as the orignal.

Tons O' Fun
01-23-2006, 08:24 PM
Why wont they just put the things that make and energy drink an energy drink into classic coke. that would taste great.

the saint
01-23-2006, 08:45 PM
Originally posted by Nick Laugher:
If you guys don't drink energy drinks, why do you hang out in this forum? ;) Believe it or not I find out about our new products faster on here than I do at work (PBG). I found out about the 16 oz Amp probably 3 months before work ever uttered a peep about it.

RunWithDaLilGuy
01-24-2006, 02:16 AM
tab energy is for women...and the retro consumer products market. pabst is hip for a reason people

the saint
01-24-2006, 10:59 AM
Man PBR has died several times and then some rapper/actor/ something will be seen drinking one and PBR is suddenly "THE" beer again, it is quite funny. My old man loves schiltz beer but can't find it anywhere within a couple hundred miles of him. He always says "I wish one of them punks would drink a schiltz instead of a dang Pabst so I could get some beer"

CStoreCatMan
02-02-2006, 04:10 PM
Originally posted by RunWithDaLilGuy:
tab energy is for women...and the retro consumer products market. pabst is hip for a reason people Tab energy is for women...that's the problem. Women don't purchase energy drinks NEARLY as much as men do...I think they're out on a limb with this one. Also, Mr. Zabe mentioned a great point...the women that ARE drinking energy drinks are teens up to 30-something. None of them can relate to the "Tab" brand name. I don't know how all of that got past the team at Coke's HQ...

fusion
02-04-2006, 11:31 PM
We started shipping it out of our warehouse today. Should be interesting to see how it does.

Rob The SURGE Drinker
02-06-2006, 02:53 AM
i found some full throttle fury a week ago, and its pretty damn good. i found some full throttle fury sugar free today at a woodmans grocery store, but i did not get it

CCE Girlie
02-07-2006, 10:06 PM
Hey Fusion,
Where is your warehouse? Are you CCE or CCNA?

DeeDon
02-10-2006, 01:55 PM
Alright, young 'uns... I am female and I was born the year Tab was introduced. When I started college there was no Diet Coke. I drank Tab out of glass bottles that cost a quarter in the vending machine. Yep. A Quarter. I am still drinking it. Don't care for Diet Coke, if you devleop a taste for Tab, Diet Coke is waaaayyy too sweet, although with lime it's not too bad. So don't be dissin' my Tab. It's become a fun game to try to find Tab, only those in the club know the sources. Check out this article http://www.newyorker.com/talk/content/articles/060206ta_talk_mcgrath I'm not alone.

Anyway, just tried Tab Energy. Not bad. And it's the first time I have liked an energy drink. We're out there, the Tab drinkers. Maybe Coca Cola is on to something.

Mr Zabe
02-10-2006, 02:23 PM
I grew up drinking Tab out of those returnable glass bottles. LOL I gave up Tab when the first diet colas came on to the scene. smile.gif

Mr Zabe
02-10-2006, 06:53 PM
LOL
Gosh I must be a hopeless old fart. LOL
I had more than a few Izods which back then were pricey; I wore them with the collars popped up as if to catch dead flies. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

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