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Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus)

Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) is a Mountain Dew Kickstart released in the United States in March 2013 alongside Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) as breakfast-themed drinks in contrast to the later-released nighttime-themed Kickstart (Energizing Black Cherry) and Kickstart (Energizing Limeade) flavors in 2014.

Description

Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) is an Orange Citrus flavor of Mountain Dew. It's similar to another Dew flavor, which has a similar shade of Orange flavor, LiveWire. Its color has an orange look.

History

Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) alongside Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) was released in the United States in March 2013 as breakfast-themed drinks in contrast to the later-released nighttime-themed Kickstart (Energizing Black Cherry) and Kickstart (Energizing Limeade) flavors in 2014.

In 2022, the current Kickstart lineup in the United States consists of three flavors: Orange Citrus, Black Cherry, and Pineapple Orange Mango.

Soda Fountain

Taco Bell

In March 2015, Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) was released to Taco Bell restaurants, replacing Diet Baja Blast and has remained available ever since.

International release

Canada

In 2015, following the American release of Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus), alongside Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) were released in Canada.

Arabian countries

In 2016, Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) and Kickstart (Energizing Black Cherry) were both released in various Arabian countries (including Saudi Arabia and Qatar). The flavors were presumably discontinued the following year, likely due to low sales. This Arabian release was the only Kickstart release that used the 2005 logo.

Australia

In March 2017, Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) was released in Australian markets along with Midnight Grape and Limeade. However, the flavors were discontinued sometime the following year, possibly due to low sales.

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