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It was this alcoholic beverage that looked like water and was big with yuppies aroung 1994.
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Manny Calavera - January 23, 2008 - Report this comment
nope - June 11, 2009 - Report this comment
i remember one time when i was little, a girl i used to play with was drinking one of these in our apartment complex, and some adults recognized it, and just laughed.
Jamie - July 21, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember Zima! It came out when I was about 8 or 9 years old! I live in the NYC Metro Area and it really wasn't popular here... I think everyone was used to their Buds, Heinekens, and Coronas to even give this beer a chance lol! I think they took this off the market either last year or in 06' or 07' since that was the last time I saw it....
Lady of Rags - January 24, 2010 - Report this comment
LOL, my friends parents had ONE in their fridge when I was in 7th grade, she and I drank it and my sister ratted on me...wench...Note to the other kids, if your gonna get busted for drinking, make it worth it, say no to Zima!
Jim - February 14, 2010 - Report this comment
I remember seeing this all the time as a child going into a liquor store with my dad. It was classified as a "wussy" drink. They discontinued it because not many people drank it. BTW what did it taste like? mike's hard? smirnoff?
Kev - March 29, 2010 - Report this comment
Tasted like disappointment, Jim....
N81986 - June 26, 2010 - Report this comment
Does any one remember the mad tv sketch that had the nerdy kid that got drunk off of a sip of Zima soooo classic!!!
beezy - August 03, 2010 - Report this comment
The last time I saw these was in 9th or 10th grade (2002) It does taste exactly like Smirnoff ice in case anyone is wondering.
Amanda - August 10, 2010 - Report this comment
Zima was almost a precursor to a lot of the malt bevs around today, only you can say you've had a Mike's Hard Lemonade or a Smirnoff Twist without being laughed at!
Tom - May 12, 2013 - Report this comment
Seems like it came out around '92. It was sort of an evolution of wine coolers, which had come out in the mid-80's and were very popular. Zima was the first beverage with no real pedigree: it wasn't wine, or beer, or liquor per se, but it had alcohol. And it was clear. Citrussy flavor. A perfect Girl Drink. it sucked.
Eugol Dlareg - December 17, 2014 - Report this comment
I tried this once, and I can see why they don't make it anymore...
LaSponge - August 02, 2015 - Report this comment
Never tried it..did it taste like beer?
Pwicca - June 14, 2017 - Report this comment
It actually didn't taste that bad, like a Truly Spiked and Sparkling Colima Lime or vodka & club soda with lime. One of those things you drink if you don't like the taste of beer or wine but don't want a strong mixed drink. But the new Zima doesn't taste that at all. It tastes like somebody took one of those and poured some sugar in it. It's nasty, don't waste your money on it.

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