Official Amp Energy label art.
|Current Status:||Permanent Flavor|
|Locations Available:|| United States|
|Year(s) Available:||2001 - Present|
|Related Flavors:||Sport, Dew Fuel, MDX, Energy, Energised, Adrenaline, Game Fuel (Lemonade), Mountain Dew, Kickstart, Distortion|
AMP Energy (or simply Amp) is an energy drink brand owned by PepsiCo Inc. It was originally sold under the Mountain Dew name, but became an independent line in 2009. Prior to 2012, the previous Mountain Dew logo could still be found on its packaging. An AMP Branded energy drink was launched in the UK in 2013. However, this AMP is different to the American AMP and is more similar to the Polish drink Adrenaline Mountain Dew.
Being an Energy drink, AMP contains contains taurine, B-vitamins, guarana, ginseng and maltodextrin. The original flavor is lemon-lime and has a tart citrus flavor.
Similar to the Mountain Dew line, AMP has had a rather wide range of flavors, including the Original flavor, a sugar-free version of original, Cherry (cherry-flavored), Strawberry Limeade, Passion fruit, Watermelon Zero, Blueberry White Grape Zero, Active Orange (orange-flavored), Focus Mixed berry (mixed berry-flavored), Boost Grape (grape-flavored), Green Tea (discontinued), Active Lemonade (lemonade-flavored), and a sugar-free version of Active Lemonade. There was also a limited edition variant called Tradin' Paint (Orange/Lime/Berry). Orange and Mixed Berry-flavored juices have also been released under the AMP name, as well as an Energy gum.
Note: All are discontinued except Cherry, Strawberry Limeade, Passion fruit, Watermelon Zero, Blueberry White Grape Zero and Original.
These are the numerous flavor variants in the AMP Energy line (note that their previous names are stated in the brackets below).
- Cherry (formerly Overdrive): Game Fuel (Citrus Cherry) with a little less flavoring
- Original: Lemon-Lime citrus flavor
- Strawberry Limeade
- Blueberry White Grape Zero
- Watermelon Zero
- Active Orange (Relaunch): LiveWire with a little less orange flavor (discontinued)
- Focus Mixed Berry (Elevate): Voltage with a little less berry flavor (discontinued)
- Boost Grape (Traction): Pitch Black with less grape flavor (discontinued)
- Black Tea: Black Tea (discontinued)
- Green Tea: Green Tea (discontinued)
- Active Lemonade (Lightning): Game Fuel (Lemonade) with a little less flavoring (discontinued)
- Active Lemonade Sugar Free (Lightning Sugar Free): Diet Lemonade (discontinued)
- Boost Original Sugar Free: Diet Mountain Dew with a little less citrus taste (discontinued)
- Tradin' Paint: Orange, Lime, Berry (discontinued)
- Gold Apple: Apple, similar to Apple Mountain Dew (discontinued)
- Dale Jr. Sour: Sour Grape (discontinued)