The logo for Mountain Dew Frost Bite. (Fan-made version recreated by Duckieboy01)
|Current Status:||Permanent Flavor|
|Locations Available:||United States (Walmart)|
|Year(s) Available:||2020 - Present|
|Related Flavors:||Arctic Burst|
|Similar Flavors:||Dark Berry|
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Frost Bite is a Mountain Dew flavor, got released officially on March 23rd, 2020, and is currently getting exclusively sold throughout Walmart stores in the United States as a permanent flavor. Its tagline is "Naturally & Artificially Flavored DEW."
Frost Bite, described as "a burst of icy refreshment and cool melon" flavor of Mountain Dew. It's similar to another Dew flavor, which has a similar shade of Cool Melon flavor, Arctic Burst. Its color has a dark blue look.
Frost Bite got first leaked on the Dew Drinker Discord in late 2019. However, the community and moderation team prevented the leak's spread, both to prevent the drink's launch from potentially getting canceled, as well as for the safety of the leaker.
On January 15th, 2020, in a r/MountainDew Reddit post, Frost Bite got leaked by a PepsiCo employee named "mtndewinsider," showing an advertisment of a 16.9-ounce bottle of Frost Bite to which he later received as a 20-ounce test sample bottle. Also, the employee did give a statement about the release, which should be in April 2020, and said that it would get released in Walmart stores.
Officially, it got released in Walmart stores in the United States on March 23rd, 2020, as a permanent flavor, sold in 12-packs, 24-pack cubes, 16.9-ounce bottle multipacks, and 20-ounce bottles.
Frost Bite Zero Sugar
In January 2021, a SmartLabel listing for a 20-ounce bottle of Frost Bite Zero Sugar got leaked. A few days after the leak, it got confirmed by a Pepsi employee on the Dew Drinker Discord that it got planned to be released sometime around April 2021, in 12-packs and 20-ounce bottles. A week later, another leak from a Mountain Dew fan group on Facebook revealed that Frost Bite Zero got officially set to release on March 22nd, 2021.
- This flavor got leaked long before its release on the Dew Drinker Discord.
- This is the second Mountain Dew flavor exclusively released at a retail store, the first being Maui Burst at Dollar General stores.
- Frost Bite was initially planned to be released for a limited time from March 2020 to June 2020. It was later changed to be an exclusive flavor for the rest of 2020 only in Walmart stores in the United States. Employees have stated that its status past 2020 depends on its success at Walmart.