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VooDEW (2019)

VooDEW (2019) is a Mountain Dew flavor, officially released for the Halloween season of 2019, marking the first annual release of the VooDEW series. In Fall 2022, 2019, 2020, and 2021 may return as the Ghosts of VooDEW Past in the online DEW Store for a limited time while supplies last.

Description

VooDEW (2019) is a Mystery Flavor of Mountain Dew. It's similar to the architecture and style of its successors, 2020, 2021, and 2022, though in the inspiration of the Halloween spirit. Like its successors, its color has a white foggy look.

Speculation

Since this VooDEW flavor is a Mystery Flavor, many people who have tried it have drawn comparisons to a fruity tang, reminiscent of an orange creamsicle, Starburst, Skittles, rainbow sherbet, or other fruit candies.

Clues

First clue: On September 25th, 2019, on Twitter, the official Mountain Dew account hinted at the flavor with four clues. First was a cornfield, with VooDEWgrim dashing across it.

Second clue: The second was a house in a foggy forest night with a triangular window with an orange tint.

Third clue: The third was a night street, and when you take a close look to the two green guide signs, it reveals the street names being "Dandy" and "Thorne."

Fourth clue: Lastly, a picture of a crow then seen glitching into the colors of a candy corn with a glitchy fade effect.

Answer

On October 30th, 2019, the official Mountain Dew Twitter account unveiled VooDEW's 2019 Mystery Flavor to be Candy Corn.

History

2019 Limited Time retail release

On October 3rd, 2018, PepsiCo filed a trademark for VooDEW (2019) titled "MTN DEW VOO-DEW."

On March 26th, 2019, a photograph of a 20-ounce VooDEW (2019) bottle surfaced on the internet. A few days later, an eBay listing appeared of a 20-ounce VooDEW (2019) bottle, which was listed for 60 dollars.

In Mid-2019, an anonymous PepsiCo employee stated that VooDEW (2019) would have an unofficial launch date of August 14th, 2019, and in some regions, August 26th, 2019, depending on the region's diversity.

It was officially released in stores in the United States on August 26th, 2019, for a limited time, sold in 12-packs and 20-ounce bottles, staying until October 31st, 2019, when it was discontinued.

2022 DEW Store release

On June 3rd 2022, an anonymous PepsiCo employee stated that three VooDEW flavors would be releasing as a variety 16-ounce can six-pack, two cans of each 2019, 2020, and 2021 as the Ghosts of VooDEW Past in the online DEW Store for a limited time while supplies last in Fall 2022.

Trivia

  • Before the official mystery flavor was unveiled, there were several popular assumptions, such as orange creamsicle, Skittles, rainbow sherbet, and several other flavors.
  • This flavor is the third Halloween-themed flavor to release, first Pitch Black, second Pitch Black II, third VooDEW (2019), fourth VooDEW (2020), fifth VooDEW (2021), and sixth VooDEW (2022).
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