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Postby DemonFilth2001 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:16 pm

I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?
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Postby EatNails » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:28 pm

We get it in Florida. Dollar General stores all carry it, and so will most non-chain convenience stores.

I'm from Detroit, so I grew up on it. Buy it over national brands any day.

It's kinda like those store brands of soda, 50 weird flavors at a reduced price. The selection outside of the MI area isn't much. Rock n Rye is a Michigan flavor they don't really export out. It's sort of a Cherry Vanilla Creme Soda.

They have a Mt Dew type, not as sweet as Mt Dew, and a better citrus taste. There's all the standards like cola, root beer, orange, grape, strawberry, etc. Few more creme soda flavors. Cotton Candy was a flavor in the past. They're all decent, especially since they're half the price.
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Re: Faygo

Postby princessofrock » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:42 pm

DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?



It is available all over Georgia. The Dollar type stores as well as lower level/independent grocers carry the stuff. It is vile.
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Re: Faygo

Postby DemonFilth2001 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:55 pm

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DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?



It is available all over Georgia. The Dollar type stores as well as lower level/independent grocers carry the stuff. It is vile.


I've only looked in Harris Teeter, Publix, and 7-11. Next time I see a Dollar type store, I'll have to check it out.
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Postby HeavyMetalZombie666 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:01 pm

I have had the root beer flavor when I was younger.
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Re: Faygo

Postby Mazerati » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:05 pm

DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?


I tried it for the first time a couple months ago and suprisingly the cola wasnt bad at all
Usually off brand colas SUCK but this was pretty decent
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Re: Faygo

Postby Mazerati » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:06 pm

DemonFilth2001 wrote:
princessofrock wrote:
DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?



It is available all over Georgia. The Dollar type stores as well as lower level/independent grocers carry the stuff. It is vile.


I've only looked in Harris Teeter, Publix, and 7-11. Next time I see a Dollar type store, I'll have to check it out.

Dollar Tree has 4 cans for a $1
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Re: Faygo

Postby princessofrock » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:13 pm

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DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?



It is available all over Georgia. The Dollar type stores as well as lower level/independent grocers carry the stuff. It is vile.


I've only looked in Harris Teeter, Publix, and 7-11. Next time I see a Dollar type store, I'll have to check it out.


Yeah, HT and Publix are way too upscale for the stuff. I have seen it on occasion at Kroger.

The Faygo Red Pop flavor is the one my mom likes if mixed with alcohol. I don't get it...... In general, Faygo to me seems like a very cheap knock off of Fanta, overly sweet and kind of flat. Of course, I mainline Diet Coke so what do I know?
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Re: Faygo

Postby Desslar » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:26 pm

I know of Faygo, but I'm not sure I have ever seen it in the wild. i'm guessing it's like Shasta or RC Cola.

Why didn't ICP go with something a little classier, like Mountain Dew? That seems like a natural fit. They could come out with out Maximum Clown flavor or something.
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Postby HeavyMetalZombie666 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:39 pm

Desslar wrote:I know of Faygo, but I'm not sure I have ever seen it in the wild. i'm guessing it's like Shasta or RC Cola.

Why didn't ICP go with something a little classier, like Mountain Dew? That seems like a natural fit. They could come out with out Maximum Clown flavor or something.

Yeah it is a not popular brand now. RC Cola was popular in the United States till the 1980s and then it went to the level where it was not selling like Coke and Pepsi was. Shasta I have not had in a long time.
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Postby Gwrexx » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:17 am

DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. ?


I work for one of the biggest vending companies in NC, we stock it in a lot of our accounts. When accounts pitch a fit and don't like it when we have to raise the price of Coke and Pepsi, well, guess what, you're getting Faygo now lol..
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Postby Gwrexx » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:20 am

Mazerati wrote:
DemonFilth2001 wrote:I've never seen it here in the Carolinas. Guess it's a regional soft drink brand in the Michigan area?

I know it's the official beverage of ICP. What does it taste like? Is it just like Fanta shit?


I tried it for the first time a couple months ago and suprisingly the cola wasnt bad at all
Usually off brand colas SUCK but this was pretty decent


We did a blind taste test with some of our customers once, Coke, Pepsi, Faygo. People could pick out the Pepsi immediately because it's sweeter but a lot of people couldn't the Coke over the Faygo. Thing is, initial tastes and drinking it tastes really close to Coke but it will go flat WAYYY faster than Coke will..
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Postby SeniorGrande » Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:33 am

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Re: Faygo

Postby princessofrock » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:39 am

HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:
Desslar wrote:I know of Faygo, but I'm not sure I have ever seen it in the wild. i'm guessing it's like Shasta or RC Cola.

Why didn't ICP go with something a little classier, like Mountain Dew? That seems like a natural fit. They could come out with out Maximum Clown flavor or something.

Yeah it is a not popular brand now. RC Cola was popular in the United States till the 1980s and then it went to the level where it was not selling like Coke and Pepsi was. Shasta I have not had in a long time.


I see Shasta at the dollar store and one of the locally owned markets sells it here. The Black Cherry Shasta is fantastic.
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Postby Chip Z'Hoy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:44 am

I think I've seen Faygo in NC.

Maybe it's all hiding behind the mountains of Cheerwine.
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Postby Sleek » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:46 am

EatNails wrote:We get it in Florida. Dollar General stores all carry it, and so will most non-chain convenience stores.

I'm from Detroit, so I grew up on it. Buy it over national brands any day.

It's kinda like those store brands of soda, 50 weird flavors at a reduced price. The selection outside of the MI area isn't much. Rock n Rye is a Michigan flavor they don't really export out. It's sort of a Cherry Vanilla Creme Soda.

They have a Mt Dew type, not as sweet as Mt Dew, and a better citrus taste. There's all the standards like cola, root beer, orange, grape, strawberry, etc. Few more creme soda flavors. Cotton Candy was a flavor in the past. They're all decent, especially since they're half the price.


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Re: Faygo

Postby Chip Z'Hoy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:50 am

It's horrible soda. But I'm not a big soda guy anyway. I'll treat myself to a can of Coke once in a blue moon but in general, none of its very satisfying to me.

Faygo is real bottom of the barrel though. Sickeningly sweet. For people who find their palates not refined enough for Mountain Dew or Crush.
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Postby HeavyMetalZombie666 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:57 am

princessofrock wrote:
HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:
Desslar wrote:I know of Faygo, but I'm not sure I have ever seen it in the wild. i'm guessing it's like Shasta or RC Cola.

Why didn't ICP go with something a little classier, like Mountain Dew? That seems like a natural fit. They could come out with out Maximum Clown flavor or something.

Yeah it is a not popular brand now. RC Cola was popular in the United States till the 1980s and then it went to the level where it was not selling like Coke and Pepsi was. Shasta I have not had in a long time.


I see Shasta at the dollar store and one of the locally owned markets sells it here. The Black Cherry Shasta is fantastic.

I see them at the discount stores a bunch.
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Postby SeniorGrande » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:16 am

HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:I see them at the discount stores a bunch.


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Re: Faygo

Postby BDG135 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:17 am

They have it at BevMo in California. The Redpop is good.
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Postby Gwrexx » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:31 am

Chip Z'Hoy wrote:
Faygo is real bottom of the barrel though..


No, it isn't. It's not even close to bottom of the barrel soda...
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Postby Chip Z'Hoy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:34 am

Gwrexx wrote:
Chip Z'Hoy wrote:
Faygo is real bottom of the barrel though..


No, it isn't. It's not even close to bottom of the barrel soda...

YEAH HUH!

I don't care. Grownups drinking sodie pop is weird enough.
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Postby Mazerati » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:07 am

The sweetened beverage tax here sux..I wouldn't mind paying a small 5 cent tax or something but a penny an ounce is insane
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Re: Faygo

Postby Turner Coates » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:33 pm

HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:I have had the root beer flavor when I was younger.


What did it taste like?
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Re: Faygo

Postby HeavyMetalZombie666 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:20 pm

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HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:I have had the root beer flavor when I was younger.


What did it taste like?

can't remember. typical root beer even though many different companies taste better.
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Re: Faygo

Postby Mazerati » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:23 pm

HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:
Turner Coates wrote:
HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:I have had the root beer flavor when I was younger.


What did it taste like?

can't remember. typical root beer even though many different companies taste better.


Fanta Root Beer was the best..it's too bad they don't make it here anymore
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Postby itwalksboyfriend » Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:55 pm

It's all over WI and MN. Most gas stations sell it as a generic equivalent to the Pepsi and Coke products.
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Re: Faygo

Postby HeavyMetalZombie666 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:57 pm

Mazerati wrote:
HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:
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What did it taste like?

can't remember. typical root beer even though many different companies taste better.


Fanta Root Beer was the best..it's too bad they don't make it here anymore


Fanta is part of the Coca Cola Company. I didn't even know they had a Root Beer. I know Coca Cola has Barq's Root Beer.
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Re: Faygo

Postby Turner Coates » Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:59 pm

HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:
Mazerati wrote:
HeavyMetalZombie666 wrote:can't remember. typical root beer even though many different companies taste better.


Fanta Root Beer was the best..it's too bad they don't make it here anymore


Fanta is part of the Coca Cola Company. I didn't even know they had a Root Beer. I know Coca Cola has Barq's Root Beer.


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