Food of the Eighties, Mountain Dew Red
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Mountain Dew Red came out around 1988 but didn't stay on the market for long. It was a red carbonated beverage that tasted terrible.
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gustovo - May 18, 2007 - Report this comment
Mountain Dew Red was "very nice" Go Meat!!
Katie - June 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Is this the precursor to Mountain Dew Code Red?
Diskoboy - June 28, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember the only place you could find Mountain Dew Red was in Alabama. Whenever we'd go down there, I'd buy a case (24 cans) of these. They quit making them in 1989. No - this did not taste like Mountain Dew: Code Red. The 2 sodas are completely different. Red tasted like Friut Punch. Code Red tastes like a Cherry-Limeade.
doo - July 02, 2007 - Report this comment
are you like relly old peeps coz im only 13 lol
Student - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Amazing what the pre-cursors are for the modern age.. makes great research material for projects.
God - November 01, 2007 - Report this comment
Yes, we're relly old peeps...
lovelymissANNA - November 27, 2007 - Report this comment
omg i wasn't around in the 80's!! i'm only 12!!(almost thirteen birthday's coming up!! yayyy!!) so i don't even know what this is. i'm just doing a project. :)
Manny Calavera - January 24, 2008 - Report this comment
the first and only one i ever bought i spilled on new white shorts after the first swallow...
Jennifer - June 23, 2008 - Report this comment
Oh and to think now mountain dew is coming out with different colors every summer!!
Chelsea - March 31, 2009 - Report this comment
I was 3 yrs old when this product came out but even I remember it! I was not allowed to drink pop at the time, of course, but I do remember it.
Dave - May 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I was a P.A. on the Mountain Dew Red Commercial. I never saw the final product, I guess because it was only sold in Alabama and I'm in California. Would love to see it sometime.
Carl - October 06, 2009 - Report this comment
This was available in 1988 for limited distribution in Alabama only. It was berry-flavored and has no connection to Mountain Dew Code Red. These cans are very rare to collectors and are normally sold for at least $100. I believe there was a diet version too.
riz - February 24, 2010 - Report this comment
it taste better than the original one.
Kaley Donaldson - February 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I didnt know that mountain dew red was first mad in the 80's!!! But I guess it tastes good!!!!!!!!
Robert - March 05, 2010 - Report this comment
Loved this stuff! Couldn't belive my luck when code red came out...but alas, just not the same.
Charlie - February 13, 2014 - Report this comment
Available for a limited time in 1988 in certain parts of Alabama
Uyen - August 17, 2014 - Report this comment
might taste like fruit punch mtn dew kickstart.

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