Jul 24, 2015

Frozen Friday: McDonald's - Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

McDonald's Frozen Strawberry Lemonade features lemonade base (water, sugar, lemon juice concentrate, lemon pulp, and plant-sourced natural flavor) blended with sweetened strawberry concentrate, strawberries, and ice.

I bought a 16-oz small for $1.79.

There was a decent ice slush consistency to the drink, although it separated/melted fairly quickly leaving you with ice on top and concentrate settling down to the bottom.

Like the last iteration, there's a definite concentrate flavor to the drink, particularly in regards to the lemonade base. I'm not a fan of that distinct concentrate tang and particularly here, it adds a mouth-puckering sour aftertaste to every sip.

The strawberries came in as a bit of an afterthought with hints of it here and there. I could use a lot more of it, or failing that, just some strawberry syrup would be great (although they seem to be going for a more "natural" drink this time around).

Overall, McDonald's Frozen Strawberry Lemonade was a miss for me mostly due to the strong lemonade concentrate aftertaste and relatively weak strawberry flavor.

Nutritional Info - McDonald's Frozen Strawberry Lemonade - Small (14.1 oz)
Calories - 180 (from Fat - 0)
Fat - 0g (Saturated Fat - 0g)
Sodium - 10mg
Carbs - 48g (Sugar - 43g)
Protein - 1g

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