Mountain Dew is determined to prove the drink is as American as apple pie, slow internet, or those confusing Budweiser "America" cans from last summer. The company is releasing a limited edition flavor for the summer called Dew-S-A. Though, the patriotic limited release is a little more high-concept than the Budweiser rebrand that put the same ol' beer in a shiny new can.
Remember how you'd combine soda flavors at the fountain as a kid? Now, Mountain Dew will be doing the mixing for you. Dew-S-A brings together Mountain Dew's own red, white, and blue into a very American... purple? The new release is a blend of Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage flavors (caw).
No, the cans don't come with an eagle who soars over your head every time you crack a can open. However, all it takes to get there is a slight breeze at your back and an active imagination.
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Additionally, the company got Dale Earnhardt Jr. in on the action to prove how patriotic their purple drink truly is. He even had a full Dew-S-A paint job for his car at last weekend's Kansas Speedway race.
The limited edition flavor is out now and will be available through August.
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