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Your Favorite Jarritos Flavor

BurtonBailey Apr 13, 2008 08:18 AM

I'd love to hear about your favorite Jarritos flavor. This is one of my favorite sweeter sodas. And no, I don't work for them.

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    Clarkafella Apr 13, 2008 08:50 AM

    My favorite is manzana (apple) but it seems to always be sold out at the stores where I shop- must be other people's favorite too!

    1. kare_raisu Apr 13, 2008 11:29 AM

      tamarindo or pina!

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        TongoRad Apr 13, 2008 01:03 PM

        Tamarindo!!

      2. mrsjenpeters Apr 13, 2008 11:31 AM

        pina, for sure. manzana is a close 2nd!

        1. BurtonBailey Apr 13, 2008 12:19 PM

          Pina is awesome. Try it with ice cream!!!!

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            phoenikia Apr 13, 2008 12:54 PM

            Mango.

            1. E Eto Apr 13, 2008 01:08 PM

              Toronja

              1. Sra. Swanky Apr 13, 2008 01:11 PM

                tutti-frutti and manzana!

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                  ziggylu Apr 13, 2008 01:12 PM

                  They're all good, but the best has to be guava.

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                    gordeaux Apr 13, 2008 06:46 PM

                    Tamarindo by a MILE!
                    Other flavors taste too processed to me.

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                      ESNY Apr 14, 2008 05:53 AM

                      Mandarin is the only one I ever get.

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                        rockycat Apr 14, 2008 06:41 AM

                        Jamaica!

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                          Clarkafella Apr 14, 2008 07:06 AM

                          I've never seen "Jamaica"- what does it taste like? Looks like I need to search out "Pina" too...

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                            Sean Apr 14, 2008 07:16 AM

                            Pineapple

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                              rockycat Apr 15, 2008 06:59 AM

                              Jamaica (pronounced "ha-mika") is a red "fruit punch"-looking beverage made out of hibiscus flowers. Agua de jamaica is brewed like a tea by pouring hot water over the dried flowers, steeping, and sweetening to taste. Hibiscus is one of the two main flavors in Red Zinger tea, the other one being rose hips. Jamaica is a little tart, not citrus-y, and usually way over-sweetened. Fresh is great. Artificial is, well, artificial.

                              But I still really like the Jarritos jamaica soda. Tamarindo is great, too.

                              Anyone try the mango or sandia yet?

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                                gordeaux Apr 30, 2008 06:06 AM

                                I doubt I'd like the mango, because mango flavoring is usually vile, but I forgot about the sandia flavor. It rawks!

                          2. revsharkie Apr 14, 2008 04:35 PM

                            In order of preference:

                            Guayaba (such a pretty shade of pink, too!)
                            Pina
                            Tamarindo

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                              Dave Feldman Apr 14, 2008 10:20 PM

                              Mandarin orange.

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                                LisaSD Apr 15, 2008 01:57 AM

                                Gotta go with the Mandarin Orange, for sure!

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                                  bookmonger Apr 29, 2008 08:46 PM

                                  Toronja FTW! You'll never go near Fresca again. I find it's less popular than Tamarind or Watermelon, so you have to enjoy it whenever you come across it.

                                  1. AnneInMpls Apr 29, 2008 09:32 PM

                                    Another vote for Toronja (grapefruit). Pina is my backup if I can't get the grapefruit, but the pina flavor is a bit too sweet for me.

                                    I've never seen Manzana - is it a limited edition?

                                    Anne

                                    1. DiveFan Apr 30, 2008 08:20 PM

                                      I'm sticking to the three (?) all-natural flavors - tamarindo, jamaica and mandarina.

                                      1. vvvindaloo May 1, 2008 07:51 PM

                                        Grapefruit. But the Tamarindo is delicious, also.

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