Mountain Dew Baja Blast seltzer is a revamp of the most beloved and preferred 2000s soft drink, its 5% ABV, 100 calories, no-sugar hard seltzer drink that tastes exactly like Mountain Dew Baja Blast which was normally gotten at Taco Bell. Mountain Dew Baja Blast seltzer is just like the other Mtn Dew hard seltzer line, it is the twisted brainchild of the Boston Beer Company and Pepsi. But, unlike the original Baja Blast drink, this revamp version does not contain sugar or caffeine but it does contain alcohol.
Mountain Dew Baja Blast seltzer contains 4.50 mg of caffeine per fl oz (15.22 mg per 100 ml). A 12 fl oz cup has a total of 54 mg of caffeine. The revamp drink has four flavors that adults of legal drinking age can enjoy, this flavors are:
- Baja Blast
- Black Cherry
- Original Dew
The flavored malt beverage contains 5% alcohol which is available in 24-ounce single-serve cans and a variety pack of a dozen 12-ounce cans respectively.
Ingredients Used in Mountain Dew Baja Blast Seltzer
- Carbonated Water
- High Fructose Corn Syrup
- Natural and Artificial Flavor
- Citric Acid
- S0dium Benzoate (preserves freshness)
- Gum Arabic
- Sodium Citrate
- Calcium Disodium Edta (to protect the flavor)
- Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate
- Yellow 5
- Blue 1
NOTE: Beverage companies are gearing up for the warmer months ahead and have started dropping new hard seltzers and canned cocktails. Coca-Cola and Molson Coors recently teamed up to bring fans Simply Spiked Lemonade, and now Mountain Dew is introducing a new alcoholic take on one of its most exclusive and popular flavors. In a renewed partnership with Boston Beer Company, Pepsi plans to release its fourth flavor of hard Mountain Dew in February: Baja Blast (via CNN).
Taco Bell consumers have been enjoying the exclusive flavor at the fast food chain since 2004, but soon they will be able to can crack open cans of the boozy soft drink at home. Each can of Hard MTN DEW Baja Blast is 100 calories and contains 5% alcohol by volume, with no added sugar or caffeine. Unfortunately for some, the drink (which will follow the first three flavors: original Mountain Dew, Watermelon, and Black Cherry) will only be available in select states like Currently available in three states—Iowa, Florida, and Tennessee—Hard MTN DEW has come out of the gates swinging.
It contains 0.0 servings per container. Its serving size is 12.0 fl oz (1x) (360 mL)Amount Per 12 fl ozc.it contains 170% calories, Daily Value (based on a 2,000 calorie diet and adult bodyweight). Baja blast seltzer is a variety of mountain Dew soda that is made exclusively for Taco Bell restaurants. This highly rated lime-flavored drink is known for its outstanding and distinctive aquamarine color.
Although it is a very popular and we’ll known drink, it can not be bought in bottles or cans in a grocery or convenience store. So if you have a hankering for Mountain Dew Baja Blast but cannot get to the restaurant, one option is to make a version yourself by blending Mountain Dew and Gatorade.
INGREDIENTS USED IN MAKING HOME MADE MOUNTAIN DEW BAJA BLAST STELZER
It’s takes just two ingredients in making the homemade mountain dew bajah seltzer for consumers who can not get it from the Taco Bell restaurants and they include:i.2 cups (474 ml) Mountain Dewii.1 cup (237 ml) Cool Blue Gatorade
Home Made Mountain Dew
- 2 cups sugar¼ teaspoon
- (0.8 g) cream of tartar
- 2 cups (474 ml) water
- 2 Oranges
- 2 Lemons
- 2 Limes
1. They are different methods of making the Mountain dew and the are listed below:1.Combining of the ingredients. Measure out 2 cups (474 ml) of regular Mountain Dew and pour it into a tall glass. Add in the glass containing the mountain dew (237 ml) of Gatorade and stir to combine. As the two liquids are properly combined the drink will take on an aquamarine color similar to Baja Blast.
Note: To make a larger batch, double or triple the quantities of each drink sticking with the two-to-one ratio of Mountain Dew and Gatorade. Even though Baja Blast has a tropical-lime flavor, the best homemade version uses Cool Blue Gatorade, and not any of the lime or tropical flavors.
2. For a refreshing cold beverage, add a few cubes of ice to the glass and serve it chilled, it can also be refrigerated for 30 minutes to chill without watering it down.
3. To turn the drink into a slushy, to do that one will need plenty of ice and a blender. Combine the Baja Blast in the blender with about 18 cubes of ice. Blend the mixture on Snow or Ice Crush mode for about a minute until there are no large chunks of ice left. Transfer the slushy to a tall glass and enjoy.
1.Juice and Peel the Fruit
Rinse the lemon, lime, and orange under running water properly and take off the peels with a vegetable brush. Pat each dry with a towel and cut the fruits into half. Over a bowl, use a citrus reamer or juicer to remove the juice, and separate the seeds. When the juice has been totally removed, use a knife to carefully peel the outer layer of zest from each fruit half. Set these aside and discard what’s left of the fruit.
2. Make the Syrup
In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, cream of tartar, and a cup (237 ml) of the water, allow the mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Once it’s starts boiling, continue simmering for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and set the syrup aside to cool
3. Steep the Citrus Peels in Boiling Water
Boil the remaining cup (237 ml) of water in a kettle. Transfer the boiling water to a heat-safe bowl and add the zest from the lemon, lime, and orange. Cover the bowl with a towel and set it aside to steep. Letting the citrus peels infuse into the water for one to two hours, until the water returns to room temperature.
4. Remove the Citrus and Combine all the Ingredients:
When the citrus water has cooled, strain out the peels and reserve the water. Add the syrup and citrus juices to the citrus-infused water and stir to properly combineNote:Although this homemade mixture is not the same color as Mountain Dew, it will have a similar citrus flavor. It is optional to add some green and yellow food coloring if you want the soda to be a similar color.
5. Carbonate the Drink
There are several ways to carbonate drinks at home but the simplest method is adding carbonated water which can either be bought in a store or can be made at home with a carbonation machine. To carbonate your Mountain Dew this way, add enough carbonated water (up to a gallon (3.8 L)) to achieve the level of fizziness you want for the soda.
Note: You can also carbonate your homemade soda using dry ice or champagne yeast.
Mountain dew baja blast seltzer Hard Mtn Dew has 5% alcohol, zero sugar, is full of flavor, and low in calories. This variety pack features 4 flavors But, unlike the original Baja Blast drink, this spiked version does not contain sugar or caffeine. (So, if it’s that combo you’re after, maybe do grab some Four Loko.) It does, however, contain alcohol.