The quest for Pepsi Blue

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  1. Ace Gunman
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    I don't know about you folks, but back when Pepsi Blue was released I was an addict. To the point where since its discontinuation in North America in 2004 I have thought about it a minimum of once a week. It haunts my dreams. I imagine this must be what a recovering drug addict feels like, a craving that sits in the back of your mind at all times, goading you forward. Except in my case my drug of choice no longer exists in this region.

    Now there were really two groups when it came to Pepsi Blue, those that loved it so much that they are still pining for a re-release, much like myself. On the other side of the spectrum were people that despised it so wholeheartedly that they physically wished its complete and utter destruction. There was rarely a middle ground, you either liked it or you didn't. Personally I can understand disliking something, but to the point where you wish even the people who did like it no longer had access is a bit extreme. Why not just... not drink it? Even so, it was really that polarizing.

    For those that remember it fondly, the flavor was, well, sweet to say the least. It was a mixture of blueberry and raspberry flavoring (or "berry fusion" as the marketing campaign would like us to say), mixed with a slightly less sweet cotton candy flavor and just a hint of cola. Though not necessarily a Pepsi flavor, despite the name.

    I have more or less given up on the idea of getting a hold of my precious, seeing as I don't plan to take a trip to Malaysia any time soon, one of the few markets in which it still exists. I would however be open to alternatives. So does anyone have any ideas on how to replicate the flavor short of buying the recipe from Pepsi Co. and manufacturing it myself? Even better would be a closely-flavored alternate drink.
     


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  3. Ace Gunman
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    Oh good, only $600 a box for a flat version of what was once a fresh 99 cent beverage in can form. [​IMG]
     
  4. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

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  5. 8BitWalugi

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    That aside, I remember Pepsi Blue. Shit was so beast.
     
  6. Rydian

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    Tried checking your local large grocery store's candy aisle? They sometimes have regionally-made sodas sitting at the bottom shelves where nobody really looks. They might be in glass bottles.
     
  7. Canonbeat234

    Canonbeat234 Redeemed Temper

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    where's my Arizona Green Tea energy drink GODDAMN IT INDUSTRY!!!
     
  8. ProtoKun7

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    I'm unfamiliar with Pepsi Blue, myself. [​IMG]
     
  9. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    Pepsi Blue.... good times I loved that thing.. why did they stop production? [​IMG]
     
  10. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

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    I'd like to turn the Way-back machine back a little further and find Crystal Pepsi, again.
     
  11. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Never had Pepsi Blue.. I do crave for Coca Cola Vanilla tho, but it's not avaible anymore in the Netherlands..
    And in the city's in germany close to the Netherlands its not avaible either..
     
  12. BORTZ

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    Lol DNL. Easiest name change EVER.

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    You mean this deliciousness that is in my fridge RIGHT NOW?
    What would happen if i tried to send you a box? Would customs let it through?
     
  13. jalaneme

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    you are lucky to have the drink at all, we never get any cool drinks in the uk apart from the coke vanilla a while back.
     
  14. IceRentoraa29

    IceRentoraa29 Don't get in between a kid and his ice cream cone.

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    This +infinity! I would give almost anything to have Crystal Pepsi back!
     
  15. SubliminalSegue

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    Gee, what else are we missing?!

    - Mountain Dew Pitch Black
    - Pepsi/Coke Lemon
    - Pepsi/Coke Lime (I realize it's in diet; not the same)
    - Surge
    - Jolt
    - Tab
    - DnL (thanks BortzANATOR for reminding me about that.)

    I weep everyday for my fallen friends.
     
  16. Joe88

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    mountain dew code red and cherry 7up
     
  17. Scott-105

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    Oh how I'd love to have Pepsi Blue back. My friends never liked it, but I LOVED it.


     
  18. Yumi

    Yumi Yo Soy Bulleta!!!

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    Pepsi blue was awesome! Pepsi Gold was cool. There is a Pepsi Fire(red) somewhere in this world...i just cannot remember where.

    Cheers.
     
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