Sweet Lightning
The logo for Mountain Dew Sweet Lightning. (Fan-made version recreated by Duckieboy01)
Flavor: Sweet Peach and Smooth Honey
Color: Yellow-Orange      
Current Status: Permanent Flavor
Locations Available: KFC restaurants in the United States
Year(s) Available: 2019 - Present
Related Flavors: Happy Dew Year
Similar Flavors: Baja Blast
Goji Citrus Strawberry
Apple Mountain Dew
Related Promotions: N/A

Sweet Lightning is a Mountain Dew flavor exclusively available in soda fountain machines only at KFC restaurants that were released at the end of March 2019 in the United States. Its tagline is "DEW charged with Natural & Artificial Sweet Peach & Smooth Honey".


Sweet Lightning is a flavor of Mountain Dew which is yellow-orange in color, its flavor is a peach and honey-flavored type of DEW flavor. Similar to the relationship of Baja Blast and Taco Bell, Sweet Lightning was chemically designed to taste its best with KFC's menu.


On March 4th, 2019, PepsiCo filed a trademark name, calling it Sweet Lightning. It was previously rumored that the flavor would be exclusively only available at KFC restaurant locations. Later in late-March 2019, The clear image showed that the flavor is at one of the KFC restaurant locations, proving the rumor to be true from the picture.

On March 31st, 2019, a high-quality image of Sweet Lightning was again later leaked online from a Reddit post by FightingCommander.

The flavor is currently released as a KFC-exclusive fountain drink and will be for the foreseeable future. Sweet Lightning was expected to be within all KFC restaurant locations nationwide by July 1st, 2019.


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