A sandwich of sorts with gooey marshmallows and melting chocolate surrounded by graham crackers, s'mores may be best known as a fall treat. But the campfire staple is now taking on a different form, thanks to Pepsi.
This past week, on the last day of summer, the beverage company unveiled its S'Mores Collection, which consists of three beverages, each with a distinct flavor resembling a key part of the fall treat, according to a news release.
The first, Toasty Marshmallow, uses a marshmallow base, followed by layers of toasted notes to mimic a "light fireside flavor," the company said. The second option, Graham Cracker, is infused with notes of honey and cinnamon to "achieve the perfect balance graham cracker flavor profile," according to Pepsi.
And what is s'mores without chocolate?
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The final flavor, Chocolate, contains dominate notes of cocoa, with slight hints of vanilla to create "extra creamy sweetness, mimicking a slightly melted chocolate flavor."
Only offered in individual 7.5 ounce Pepsi mini cans, the drinks allow customers to construct their own s'mores the way they choose, by pouring the amount of each drink they feel is right.
Instead of coming up with their own concoctions, those who may be less adventurous can follow the suggested recipes created by Pepsi:
- The Classic – Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. Start with a cold glass, add 1/3 Graham Cracker, 1/3 Chocolate and 1/3 Toasty Marshmallow.
- Marshmallow (is for) Lovers – Start with a cold glass, add 1/2 Toasty Marshmallow, 1/4 Graham Cracker and 1/4 Chocolate.
- For the Graham – Start with a cold glass, add 1/2 Graham Cracker base, 1/4 Chocolate, 1/4 Toasty Marshmallow and top with an extra splash of Graham Cracker.
- The Chocolate Connoisseur – it back and revel in all that chocolaty goodness, marveling at this chocolaty s'more creation. Start with a cold glass, add 2/3 Chocolate, 1/3 Toasty Marshmallow and a splash of Graham Cracker.