Tru Blood Blood Orange Carbonated Soda Drink 14 oz. (4 pack)
- Tru Blood
- Blood Orange
- Carbonated Drink
- 14 oz. Glass Bottles
- 4 pack
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Top Customer Reviews
If you have a sweet tooth, do a 50/50 mix of Tru Blood with Sprite. If you prefer to dull the sweetness, then do the same but with club soda. Be creative and mix to your taste.
Remember, this beverage has a slight fizz to it (carbonation), so you'll need a fizzy mixer to help it maintain its integrity.
You might also want to keep you first empty bottle so that you can poor half of the subsequent bottle into the first bottle and store your mixes.
Also tastes great with freshly-oxygenated arterial blood at 98.6F. (Just kidding.)
Hope this helps.
As for the drink itself, I actually don't find it sweet tasting. I think it tastes a lot like Orange Crush, but a little bit less fizzy and more complex. I wish it was more carbonated. At first I didn't care much for the taste, but the more I drink, the more and more I like it.
To get your money's worth, though, just wash them out gently and refill with some Orange Crush or Sprite and a few drops of red food coloring if you want.
I didn't want to spend the $25 USD for the four pack I saw at Hot Topic, especially if I didn't know if I was going to like it, so thankfully Saturday Matinee sells the single bottles for about $5 USD a pop.
Tru Blood actually tastes better warm, or at least room temp, which I found out after popping my bottle in the fridge. And it's not something you can chug. It is very much something I could only sip a bit at a time. It tastes more like a REALLY sweet fruit punch, but I couldn't find any hint of blood orange in it.
If you're not a fan of overly really sweet drinks, I wouldn't recommend it, but if you DO like really sweet stuff, then go for it.
I will say, though, that every fan of the True Blood series should try the drink at least ONCE. Build your own opinion from tasting it yourself. If you're not willing to drop $25 for a 4 pack of it, you can sometimes find the single bottles at Borders, the larger Barnes and Nobles stores, or Saturday Matinee.
I would also recommend that people who are diabetic, STAY AWAY. Sugar cane is the second ingredient in Tru Blood.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
$164? I bought two of these at Hastings for $5 each. I drank one, which was great, and shelved the other. $5. Where did they get $164 from???Published 10 months ago by Jason Boston
Such a fun product that gets brought out as decoration each Halloween! Since we use it just for display, I am not able to give an opinion on the taste of the drink.Published 10 months ago by FoxyLadyPlus
I love true blood. i am a huge fan of the show and books and i wanted the drinks! But at $160 its not worth it.Published 12 months ago by dillan brown
My friends drank it and I kept the bottles. Apparently it's not horrible and taste like orange soda. Worth it to have as a novelty.Published 22 months ago by KaseyLynn
If you like True Blood... this looks and feels like (and probably is) what they use on stage. I wont open mine to try it, they are on my mantle!Published on February 15, 2014 by Dale Broussard
I LOVE TRUE BLOOD SO I REALLY WANTED TO TRY THE DRINK.
I LIKE IT. NOT TO BAD ITS OK.
BUT THE REASON I AM GIVING THIS A 3 STAR IS BECAUSE ONE OF THE BOTTELS WAS DAMAGE AND... Read more
Of course I loved it! what a fun item, when it arrived everybody in my house had to try it. I do not know anybody who is not a fan.Published on March 20, 2013 by cassandra white
I really enjoy this product. It is very delicious and goes well with alcohol. It is a little fizzy/carbonated and looks cool if you blend it in with drinks. Read morePublished on February 6, 2013 by Cody Cook