Solar Flare
Solar Flare
The official Solar Flare label art.
Flavor: Tropical Punch
Color: Red-Orange      
Current Status:

Current Flavor (Region-Specific)

Discontinued (Canada and Philippines)

Locations Available: 7-Eleven stores in the U.S., Canada and Philippines)
Year(s) Available: U.S.: 2014 - 2016 (from many 7-Elevens)

Canada: 2015 - 2016

Philippines: 2016

Related Flavors: Typhoon, Kryptonite Ice, Baja Blast, Game Fuel (Tropical), Red, Kickstart (Fruit Punch), Kickstart (Pineapple Orange Mango), Aurora, Voltage, Game Fuel (Mango Heat), Kickstart (Mango Lime), Goji Citrus Strawberry
Related Promotions: N/A

Solar Flare is a Mountain Dew flavor variant available in fountain machines exclusively at U.S. and Canadian 7-Eleven Stores. In 2015 and 2016, Solar Flare was pulled from most 7-Elevens. Even though it is still at some locations, it is disappearing little by little. However, some 7-Elevens in the US still carries the drink and are even recieving newer logos on their fountains. Its tagline is "DEW with a Blast of Tropical Punch."


Mountain Dew Solar Flare is a fruit punch flavored soda with a red-orange color. The chemical flavor of aspartame serves as the aftertaste after the initial flavor quickly fades.

Solar Flare Slurpee

Mountain Dew Solar Flare is only available in 7-Eleven fountains. The Slurpee variation appears with the tagline "NEW! DEW with a Blast of Tropical Punch only at 7-Eleven". It was released to Canada in August 2015.

Philippines Release

Mountain Dew Solar Flare was released to the Philippines on September 28th 2016 for a limited time at participating 7-Eleven fountain machines. If you bought it, you could win various prizes such as a new smartphone, a drone, or a bicycle. The promotion ended on November 22nd of that year.