The logo for Mountain Dew Sweet Lightning. (Fan-made version recreated by Duckieboy01)
|Flavor:||Sweet Peach and Smooth Honey|
|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|
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Sweet Lightning is a Mountain Dew flavor exclusively available in soda fountain machines only at KFC restaurants from late March 2019. It was first leaked via a trademark that was filed on March 4th, 2019. Its tagline is "DEW charged with Natural & Artificial Sweet Peach & Smooth Honey".
Being yellow-orange in color, Sweet Lightning is a peach and honey-flavored soda. 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 in all KFC restaurant locations nationwide by July 1st, 2019.
- This flavor was leaked months in advance on the Dew Drinker Discord.