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 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.


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