Not to be confused with Electric Apple.
Thrashed Apple is a Crisp Apple flavor of Mountain Dew and is a light cloudy green in color. It is very similar to Electric Apple, another apple flavored Mountain Dew that is also colored a similar shade of green.
Its tagline is "DEW Charged with Crisp Apple. Natural & Artificial Apple Flavor."
On May 13th, 2021, in a r/MountainDew Reddit post, Thrashed Apple was first leaked by a user named "jerbilegit2," showing an image of Thrashed Apple in its 12 pack design and 20-ounce bottle design. The photograph shows a potential release date of September 13th, 2021, leaving some people skeptical of its release date.
On various dates in 2021, there were some designs and photographs of Thrashed Apple on certain websites across the internet. These posts show that it is slowly inching closer to its release to Kroger and Kroger-owned stores.
On August 26th, 2021, it was discovered that the Kroger website listed a 20-ounce bottle online listing for Thrashed Apple. The listing read "Mt. Dew Thrashed Apple Soda - Available to purchase on September 13th!." The online listing on the site showed an official launch date, proving the previously mentioned rumors correct.
It was officially released in Kroger and Kroger-owned stores in the United States on September 13th, 2021, sold in 12 packs and 20-ounce bottles, as a permanent flavor.
- On May 15th, 2021, in a r/MountainDew Reddit post, a user named "coolbrandon101" posted a photograph of a test bottle of Thrashed Apple. The picture itself reveals this flavor's number to be #512.
- This flavor is the fourth Green Apple flavor of Mountain Dew. The first one being Diet Crave, the second being Electric Apple, and the third being partly Green Label.
- With Kroger owning other regional supermarket chains in the United States, people debated if Trashed Apple would get released to other Kroger-owned stores. At this time, there wasn't any evidence suggesting that it would or wouldn't get released in Kroger-owned stores.
- On August 2021, people discovered online listings of 12-packs and 20-ounce bottles on some Kroger-owned supermarket websites. From the online listings alone, this confirmed that Thrashed Apple was likely getting released in Kroger-owned stores.
- On the packaging, there are some references to Kroger and Dew themselves. These references are "D T D" (Do The Dew), "1883" (the year that Kroger was founded), and "K" (stands for Kroger's first letter of its name).