Thursday, April 16, 2009

What Will They Think Of Next?

I discovered this little gem at the grocery store just the other day.  My reaction was similar to the one you are probably having right now.  It's ok, the feeling will pass.  Yes, it is an iced coffee drink, made by a pomegranate juice company.  According to the label, it has all of the great flavors of an iced cafe au lait, but with the added bonus of "stimulating health benefits"from the ultra-potent polyphenol antioxidants mixed right in.  Yep, right there in that little bottle.  Fancy iced coffee and a high dose of free-radical huntin' badass polyphenols, all in one tasty beverage.

Evidently Pom just couldn't leave well enough alone, and had to branch out away from the hyper-expensive bottled juice market.  In all fairness, the coffee didn't taste all that bad, somewhat similar to those toxic Starbucks Frappuccino thingies, except this one doesn't taste like an industrial solvent.

The coffee seems to be made with some pretty wholesome ingredients, or at least nothing that takes several Ph.Ds to pronounce, and including the caffeine from the coffee there are only 5 of them.  The coffee is certified organic, so at least it's got that going for it, which is nice.  Shockingly, not a altogether bad bottle of juiced-up iced coffee.  You know, if you're into that sort of thing.

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