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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Coca-Cola Relentless Juiced Energy Confirmed sighting: Coca-Cola Relentless Juiced Energy
Posted: 18:48 Tue 25-Mar-2008. Price: 1.12/ 500ml. Location: Morrisons. Nutritional unusualness: 50% juice, 10.4g sugar, 0g fat, 0.05g sodium per 100ml.
"John Rosevear" reports: Relentless has done it again, this time in juiced form! Not only were they the first big brand energy drink producers to bring out the larger/higher value 500ml cans to the UK, they've also introduced new flavour concepts such as Citrus Original, Inferno Orange, and now this new 50% orange and tropical fruit juice version to the much saturated citrus fruit energy drink market which was initially created by the grandfather of all energy drinks, Red Bull.

When I cracked open my first can the first thing that came to mind was the smell of Lilt with its tropical flavour, but pour it into a glass and you'll find an orange juice quality. With its graphically yellow/green jungle-like can design, Relentless Juiced is a refreshing new taste experience with a unique orange and tropical fruit flavour, which offers the energy drink lover a much-needed taste alternative. Definitely worth trying and a great alternative to high-caffeine fans and new energy drink consumers.

...Our regular Relentless correspondent "John Rosevear" sounds a bit like he's writing a press release on this one - though omits the quote from William Wordsworth's notoriously hellraising Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey on the can. Still, it's not like other drinks companies have much going on, with "robertster" shrugging off PepsiCo's Tropicana Smoothie (2.99 - 2 for 1, Brighton Sainsbury's, in Strawberry and Banana, Blackberry and Blueberry, Pear and Cranberry, etc) as: "Tasty stuff, but not really any different to any other quality smoothie out there. I can't see myself buying this once the offer ends" - and Schweppes launching at least 3 new flavours, including Apple, Pear and Cinnamon, "Classic" Ginger Beer, and Cloudy Lemonade.


Posted: 20:31 Thu 01-May-2008 by "hot pepper" # permalink comment
Comment: This is no improvement on the original and hardly any different than the orange inferno version, all in all.. a bit naff.
Posted: 21:41 Thu 22-May-2008 by "Logan J" # permalink comment
Comment: When are they gonna bring out a diet version. isn't there a proven market for that?
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