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#21 nosweargamer

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 02:37 PM

So true! I'm trying to become less obese and have been avoiding sugary carbonated drinks as much as possible, but when I was recently at Underground Retrocade, first thing I did when I walked in and paid my admission was to ask for a Dew. Later on I had a cream soda.

 

Ironically, I'm cutting down on sodas, but any trip to Michigan calls for some Faygos in my book. And they also make a really good cream soda!


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 02:39 PM

I forgot to mention, that Faygo Root Beer goes GREAT with pizza!!!

 

Speaking of which, it's time for another commercial break:


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 04:01 PM

So true! I'm trying to become less obese and have been avoiding sugary carbonated drinks as much as possible, but when I was recently at Underground Retrocade, first thing I did when I walked in and paid my admission was to ask for a Dew. Later on I had a cream soda.

 

What I try to do is limit myself to one 12oz a day (not that I drink one every day either). I also don't drink them with meals anymore. It makes it more of a treat and more enjoyable than guzzling a 32oz at a restaurant with some food.  



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Posted 23 May 2017 - 04:05 PM

For me personally, sugar has become something to avoid as i get closer to the big 5-0.  As much as I like it, too much sugar just makes me feel sick after.  Still, a can of "real" soda once in a while is fine for me -- I treat it like a special treat like Starbuck said.  And man is it hard to avoid sugar completely. 



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Posted 23 May 2017 - 04:10 PM

I forgot to mention, that Faygo Root Beer goes GREAT with pizza!!!

 

Speaking of which, it's time for another commercial break:

 

Full disclosure: Pizza is the one meal I still drink soda or beer with; water with pizza is just weird...


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Posted 23 May 2017 - 04:13 PM

Yup. Had Vernors many times! And, if I am not mistaken, they even had a commercial starring Soupy Sales!

 

I remember bringing some Vernors with us on a family vacation back to Maine one summer (its where I was born and still have a lot of family out there). One of my friends fished one out of the cooler, was like "what's this," then about choked on it after he took a big swig  :rofl: He wasn't prepared for that level of carbonation! He really enjoyed it though, and asked us to bring more next time we came out  :)

 

I still like Vernors, but I prefer Canada Dry when I want a ginger ale, so I don't drink it much anymore.


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#27 nosweargamer

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 03:54 PM

You know what? 

I should be ranking these!

So here I go!

Faygo Ranks

1) Root Beer!

2) Candy Apple

3) Redpop!

4) Moon Mist


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 03:58 PM

Rankings are a great idea NSG. I'm going to have to try that Faygo Root Beer! Is there a Faygo equivalent to Dr. Pepper?



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Posted 25 May 2017 - 03:59 PM

Rankings are a great idea NSG. I'm going to have to try that Faygo Root Beer! Is there a Faygo equivalent to Dr. Pepper?

 

Dr. Faygo!


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 04:46 PM

Dr. Faygo!

 

 

I want to ask you if it's any good, but I'll wait for the review :) 


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 05:34 PM

I want to ask you if it's any good, but I'll wait for the review :)

 

You might have to wait for my next trip up north!

What you see in the first pic is all I have available to review this time.


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 05:37 PM

Have you ever had Dr. Faygo? Does it compare favorably to Dr. Pepper and Mr. Pibb?



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Posted 25 May 2017 - 05:41 PM

Have you ever had Dr. Faygo? Does it compare favorably to Dr. Pepper and Mr. Pibb?

 

Even though I'm a fan of both Dr. Pepper and Mr. Pibb, I've never tried Dr. Faygo. I'm not sure if it's a newer flavor or I just didn't see it a lot growing up.


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 05:42 PM

Moon Mist Blue

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I remember when Moutain Dew Code Red came out before the 27 different variations of Dew we have today. I was a big MD fan and was happy to try the Red. It took awhile for me to fully admit it, but I ended up like Red even better than the original, and that's saying something.

Well, guess what? Moon Mist Blue pulls a Code Red and far outshines regular Moon Mist. I'm not 100% sure, but I believe it's a blueberry flavor they've added. And it tastes great! It's also the only flavor I saw this time around that I never saw before. It's not quite at Code Red level, but I'd gladly drink this one again.

 

Rating: Solid

 

Faygo Ranks

1) Root Beer!

2) Candy Apple

3) Moon Mist Blue

4) Redpop!

5) Moon Mist


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Posted 26 May 2017 - 07:13 PM

Time for another commercial.

This time a more modern one that takes a jab at a bigger company.


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Posted 28 May 2017 - 08:41 AM

I'm in New Buffalo right now (and will be heading back home soon). Faygo...was nowhere to be found. Although my wife said when I fuel up she'll go in and check for me. :)
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Supernatural, perhaps...baloney, perhaps not.


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Posted 28 May 2017 - 05:30 PM

Just picked this up from family dollar for $1. This is the only flavor they had. Ill let you know how it taste after its been chilled in the fridge. Me no likey the ice in soda to water it down

But i will say the Quick Trip near me has the root beer flavor and it is pretty good

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#38 nosweargamer

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 06:29 PM

I'm in New Buffalo right now (and will be heading back home soon). Faygo...was nowhere to be found. Although my wife said when I fuel up she'll go in and check for me. :)

 

In Michigan, I always have good luck at gas stations and Meijers!

For instance, I could only find the Moon Mist Blue at a Quality Dairy gas station.


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Posted 28 May 2017 - 06:35 PM

Cotton Candy

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I remember trying this a few years ago for the first time alongside Candy Apple. I was skeptical of both at first, but Candy Apple was a pleasant surprise. But wow! Is Cotton Candy good! It's amazing what they can do with chemicals these days! I don't know how to put it, except it is exactly how a Cotton Candy pop should be. Just the right amount of sweetness and after a sip, you really get the Cotton Candy taste. If you don't like cotton candy in general, you may not care for it, but as it is, THIS IS THE BEST COTTON CANDY SODA POP OUT THERE!!!!!

 

Rating: Hall of Fame

 

Faygo Ranks

1) Root Beer!

2) Cotton Candy

3) Candy Apple

4) Moon Mist Blue

5) Redpop!

6) Moon Mist


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#40 jmjustin6

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Posted 28 May 2017 - 07:52 PM

Where would you even find the cotton candy or candy apple flavors?




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