Flamin' Hot Mountain Dew Was Pretty Much Inevitable

The Red Lobster signature cocktail was only the beginning

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Last year, Mountain Dew came out with a cookbook and a signature cocktail in partnership with restaurant chain Red Lobster. In your heart, you knew more food collaborations were coming.

Today, the PepsiCo beverage brand is unleashing Flamin’ Hot Mountain Dew, a product that’s somehow borrowing ingredients (inspiration?) from sibling brand Cheetos.

“This is one of our most provocative beverages yet, and we’re excited for Dew Nation to taste the unique blend of spicy and classic sweet citrus flavor,” Matthew Nielsten, senior director of brand marketing at Mountain Dew, said in a statement.

The limited-edition item will be available on Mountain Dew’s online store beginning Aug.



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