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Oct 1, 2013

Review: Taco Bell - Mountain Dew Typhoon Freeze

Taco Bell's Mountain Dew Typhoon Freeze is a bright red ice slush drink flavored with Mountain Dew and tropical punch.

A 16-ounce cup is normally $1.99, but I picked this up for $1 during Happier Hour.

Freeze are pretty much Icees/Slushies with a bit of a price premium (places like 7-Eleven and Burger King offer them closer to a buck) unless you get them during Happier Hour. This didn't taste as fizzy as a Slurpie though.

The Mountain Dew Freeze flavors are Taco Bell exclusives taken from previous limited-time drink flavors.

The flavor tastes mostly of tropical punch and features a strong pineapple note but without the tartness. It doesn't taste much like Mountain Dew and is like a toned down Hawaiian Punch.

Overall, Taco Bell's Mountain Dew Typhoon Freeze is a good choice if you like fruity flavors without tanginess (I like more citrus-y notes however).

Nutritional Info - Taco Bell Mountain Dew Typhoon Freeze - regular 16 fl oz (499g)
Calories - 250 (from Fat - 0)
Fat - 0g (Saturated Fat - 0g)
Sodium - 75mg
Carbs - 63g (Sugar - 58g)
Protein - 0g


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2 comments:

  1. I went to Taco Bell yesterday to get a frozen lemonade, but unfortunately they had been replaced with these drinks. I tried this flavor, and did not like it at all. I don't know if I've ever had Mountain Dew before -- I put the odd flavor I was tasting down to that, but now reading this review I guess I was wrong. To me, it tasted like some odd chemical mix, I couldn't pin down any real flavor. I tossed it out after a couple sips.

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  2. Mountain Dew Typhoon Freeze sounds like a crappy new ride at Six Flags.

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