ALL RIGHT, $@&$*MIT. I'VE HAD FIVE CACTUS-JUICE-SWEETENED SODAS FROM OOGAVE, AND NOW IT'S TIME FOR ONE LAST ONE. I CAN FINALLY STOP QUAFFING THIS %%#@*ING SWILL, AND GET BACK TO MY NORMAL HOBBIES OF CLUBBING SEALS AND LOBBYING CONGRESS TO ALLOW MORE ARSENIC IN OATMEAL.
LET'S SEE...OH, NO! NO, %@@*#%&MIT! WHAT THE $@*%ING !$@#& IS THIS? THIS IS THE SAME BOTTLE THAT STARTED ALL OF THIS! WE'RE RIGHT BACK TO WATERMELON %@*&ING CREAM!
Yep, we've come full circle. After this fascinating odyssey through new frontiers of agave-sweetened Weirdness, the last bottle for us to sample is Watermelon Cream. I won't look at the previous review, and I'll try to re-sample this with a fresh mind.
Where and when: sent September 2009 from Oogave.
Color: Faint pink, transparent.
Scent: Very sweet, like cotton candy or bubblegum. Possibly a faint fruit scent, but hard to detect under the powerful sweet.
Taste: The first taste is just pure sweet, like icing on a cookie. There's a hint of acid in it, but faint. Also a little of the mellowness of a berry. The dominant flavor is bubble gum, pure sugar.
There is a bit of cream, of the sweet vanilla ice cream variety. This is making me think of the circus or the county fair--ice cream, cotton candy. I need a funnel cake-flavored soda, and I'll be all set.
The faint acid/berry is probably the watermelon, and if I let the aftertaste linger for a bit, I suppose I can taste how it's watermelonish, but this seems like the least authentic of the Oogave flavors I've tasted so far.
This also feels to me less smooth than the others, and the most ordinary. It's pleasant, but neither complex nor delicious. It's fairly light, and I guess it would be refreshing, but I'd rather have one of their other flavors.
Quaff rating: 2.5. Nice enough, but not inspiring.
Cough rating: 0.5. The sweet is perhaps a bit cloying.
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