Jolt Cola

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Caffeine Lovers, Rejoice: Jolt Cola Is Coming Back

The ’80s-era soda is returning exclusively at Dollar General stores
Jolt Cola

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The nostalgia train that’s brought back ‘90s favorites like Zima and Crystal Pepsi is still rolling along, and now we can add Jolt Cola, the high-octane soda that was launched in 1985 and was removed from shelves in 2010, to the mix.

Starting September 21, fans of the cult-favorite beverage and curious newbies alike will be able to stock up on Jolt once again, but there’s a catch: It’ll only be available at locations of Dollar General. The good news? Cans will cost just one dollar.[related]

Jolt, which will be sold in 16-ounce cans with a design scheme that closely resembles the ’80s-era original, boasts that it has “all the sugar and twice the caffeine” of other colas, and that’s actually an understatement: Each 16-ounce can contains 160 milligrams of caffeine, putting it on par with Red Bull; 16 ounces of Coca-Cola or Pepsi contains just 45 milligrams of caffeine. And as for sugar, Jolt really loads up on that as well: Each can contains 50 grams of the stuff, over 12 grams more than the American Heart Association recommends for men and double the recommended allowance for women.

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