Mtn Dew Is Bringing Back a Flavor That's Been Shelved for More Than a Decade

If Mountain Dew is part of your nostalgia, the sugar train just came into town.

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Mtn Dew says its new release has been "highly requested" after spending more than a decade on the shelf.

Mtn Dew Typhoon is back at the request of soda fans. It was first released in 2008 and hasn't been around since a limited release in 2011. It's a tropical punch flavor that will only be available at the Dew Store, which is a real thing that exists on this very internet.

Phrases like "highly requested" and "popular demand" get thrown around a lot, but there must be some truth to it, because the green soda company is making it harder to get than a bottle of Goose Island's Bourbon County Stout (which isn't really hard to get anymore). 

It will be released in single 16-ounce cans starting at noon ET on June 1. However, you can't just act on that nostalgia. You'll have to be a member of Dew HQ. It's a members-only club that is free to join. Details on the buying process are a little hazy, but the announcement says members can sign up on May 24 "to be eligible to purchase."

The high-sugar soda co. says that this is a one-time thing. You can order from the released batch on May 24, but that's all that will be out there.

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Dustin Nelson is a Senior Staff Writer at Thrillist. Follow Dustin Nelson on Twitter.