“ Soft Drinks / Britvic Seven Up Free „
I have bought this drink a lot and a few months ago I was lucky enough to pick up a couple of bottles for just 10p from my local Sainsbury's, they weren't out of date bottles and landed in my basket immediately and I wasn't going to let the bargain price pass me by for just 10p a bottle.
It comes in transparent plastic bottle which is a kind of a green tint colour. The liquid inside looks a tinted green too. It has the name clearly on the front and so can be easily spotted on the shelf. It has a really strong smell of lemon and lime, in my opinion both the fruits smell equally of the fruit and one doesn't outshine the other. The smell is quite a strong smell and a really nice fruity smell which is really pleasant. It does taste a little sweet but not a sickly sweet taste at all and it isn't too sweet a taste.
This is a fizzy drink, so it is wise to let the bottle stand for while before removing the top so that it doesn't fizz all over the place. It does fizz really well when pouring it into a glass. It has a really nice fruity flavour to it being lemon and lime, again in my opinion both fruits are equal in flavour. This drink tastes delicious and really fruity. It doesn't have a bitter or sour taste to it and it doesn't taste at all bland. It is a really refreshing citrus drink and a taste I absolutely love.
When I pour it into a glass cold straight from my fridge, the fizz takes a while to settle down, it is one which holds the fizz really well without losing the fizz too quickly after pouring it into the glass. This one holds really well.
It is a low calorie drink and only contains 1.9 calories per 100ml, so just less than 2 calories per 100ml. It is an ideal drink if you are on a diet plan and still want to drink a fizzy drink to help quench your thirst. Not a lot of calories from your daily allowance. It is a sugar free drink packed with lots of fruity flavour.
If you love the taste of lemon and lime this one would be more than suitable for your taste buds. I love the taste of these fruits. If you don't like the taste of these fruits, this one may not be so suitable because the taste is really apparent when drinking it.
This has certainly quenched my thirst and I have enjoyed a nice glass of it while sitting in my garden during the recent nice weather. I have also popped a few ice cubes in a glass and the ice cubes just help it remain chilled for a little longer while drinking it outdoors. It is a nice drink to drink anytime of the day in my opinion and just when you fancy a glass.
This one is a real winner to serve my guests when I host a BBQ in the summer or when I hold a party in my home. Some of my guests are often on a diet and so I do like to offer them a low calorie drink and my guests have never complained they don't like the taste of this drink.
It contains no colouring, no caffeine and no preservatives.
The bottle size is 2 Litres and is currently priced at just a £1 from Asda. It is super value for money and I think it is worth the price. It is also available in cans.
I highly do recommend this drink, it is good quality and does taste delicious. I will keep on buying it and will look out again to see if it is ever on special offer for just 10p. If there were more available for 10p at the time I bought it, I would have bought a trolley load that's for sure but some people beat me to it.
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I give this drink 5 stars.
Thank you for reading my review and I hope it has been of some help.
I try and drink as much water as I can but as it can get very dull I usually add a sugar free cordial to it but every so often I like to treat myself to a fizzy drink. Not really being one to enjoy cola I usually opt for fruity fizzy drinks or lemonade, with one fizzy drink that I have enjoyed for several years being 7UP. This is a lemon and lime flavoured soft drink and I am pleased to say that it is now made in a sugar free version called 7UP free.
The 7UP free comes in cans, large sharing bottles and smaller individual bottles. My last purchase was of a 600ml bottle from Wilkinson's where there was a special offer of two bottles for £1.10. I thought that this was very good value as the 600ml bottles in other stores normal retail for more than this for one.
The 7UP free comes packaged in a very pale green transparent plastic bottle with a sliver screw top cap. The bottle has a wraparound plastic label which has the 7up logo on as well as pictures of lemons and limes to represent the flavour. The wrapper also contains all of the necessary information that you need to know about the drink including ingredients listings, nutritional information and that it contains no sugar, colours, caffeine or preservatives. The bottle is also suitable for recycling.
The lemon and lime drink is clear in colour and when first opened has a good amount of fizz. I actually drank one of the 600ml bottles that I purchased over two days and found that it kept its fizz well and did not go flat as some carbonated drinks tend to do. The 7UP free has quite a sweet smell but you can also smell a zestiness too.
I do actually find this drink nice and refreshing especially when drunk chilled straight from the fridge. Personally I love the taste of this drink it satisfies my craving for a sweet fizzy drink but has the added flavour of lemon and lime. I would not say that the lemon and lime flavour is particularly strong but instead quite subtle. I enjoy drinking this on its own but it also makes a good mixture for alcoholic beverages especially vodka!
Overall I find this 7UP free to be a branded, posher version of lemonade but I do enjoy the added flavour of the lemons and limes and for only 5 calories for a 250ml serving it craves my need for the odd fizzy drink without piling the pounds on my waistline. The only downside to me is that it can be expensive if not on special offer.
I generally try to avoid full fat fizzy drinks for health and weight reasons unless it is the morning after the night before and I need a good sugar rush. I love lemonade either on its own or as a mixer and Britvic 7 Up Free is my first choice.
7 Up is quite an old drinks brand, with its original formula being created in 1929 and originally called the not-so catchy 'Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda'! The drink contents itself have changed many times over the years. Perhaps the most recognisable thing about 7 Up is its logo with the green and white '7 Up' written with a big red dot in between the letters and the more modern strange sketch man that pops up on the adverts.
This review is about the 330ml 7 Up Free can, the best tasting way of drinking fizzy drinks in my opinion. The can is a silver colour in background and overall with a bubble-like effect across the can. The iconic logo takes up the majority of the can and ingredients and info are on the other side.
This is a lemon and lime flavoured drink which immediately screams refreshing to me, especially in the summer time with a dash of Gin. This drink is definitely best served chilled out of the fridge as otherwise as with most fizzy drinks it tends to stick in your throat and be quite syrupy. This being a sugar free drink it is not too sweet anyway.
On opening the can you get a full burst of fresh bubbles and a slight twang of lemon flavour. However the smell is not too strong. The liquid itself is a clear consistency when poured and has a good fizzy staying power. This drink goes down very smoothly and is more than sweet enough for a fat free fizzy drink. The lemon and lime flavourings are not at all overpowering and their subtlety is what makes this so easy drinking in my opinion.
As with most fizzy drinks I much prefer the less-sugary taste and after taste with diet drinks and this is no exception. This is my choice of drink on my holidays, really refreshing and moreish! As expected these are relatively healthy, being sugar, colouring, caffeine & preservative free. There is a definite difference in taste to the full fat version; so if you are a huge fan of that you may miss the sugary lemon and lime effect in this drink.
You can get multipacks and single cans of 7 Up free from supermarkets and shops ranging from 30p to 85p a can! These packs are often on offer, which is when I tend to buy them.
This is the diet version of 7UP - Ideal for people who are on a calorie controlled diet.
This drink is very light and refreshing. It is also low in calories and it contains just trace of fat. The drink is lemon and lime flavoured and it is carbonated, this means that it is fizzy. However, it doesn't contain a huge amount of fizz. It contains just the right amount of fizz for my liking. You can find the drink in 330ml cans and in two litre bottles. I'm not 100% sure but I think you can buy it in 500ml bottles too.
I would describe the taste of the drink as quite tangy and zingy. It's got a definite citrus taste to it and it has a nice aftertaste to it which I can only describe as sweet and addictive - It makes you want to drink even more! The drink can be consumed at any time of the day. I often drink a can of this with my lunch as it helps to wash my food down. I can drink this drink in large quantities without it leaving me feeling bloated and/ or uncomfortable. It also helps to give me some much needed energy when I am flagging.
I would recommend this drink. It's also great served in a glass with some ice and a couple of slices of lemon and/ or lime.
It's great drunk in the summer as it helps to cool you down - Especially when it's been chilled.
A great tasting drink.
The couple of days of hot weather we've had recently (which may be the best we get over here in the midwest of England) has meant I've been taking in considerably more fluids than usual, and a lot of those have been cold drinks. Being diabetic I'm not able to drink the majority of fizzy pop on the market; sugary drinks are pretty much *the worst* thing you can choose, as the sugar in them is absorbed much faster than, say, lactose. Add to that the fact that a lot of places (especially fast food outlets) can only be bothered to offer Diet Coke, which gets boring after a while and isn't really all that refreshing on a really warm day.
There is a Diet version of Sprite, but it's absurdly hard to find in many shops, so I was very pleased to see this "7 Up Free" in the supermarket the other day. I'm very fond of citrus flavours in my drink, so although it was rather expensive (£1.09 for a bottle - shouldn't it have been free with a name like this?!) I thought I'd give it a go. 7 Up has aped Coke in moving from a 500 ml to a 600 ml bottle, which is all very well in terms of being better value (until the next price increase, anyway) but means that it no longer fits properly in my little shoulder bag! It's one of the less gimmicky bottle designs around, which in my book is a plus. Being simply plastic, the bottle should be easily recyclable in most parts of the country.
As is usual with Britvic's soft drinks, there's a prominent "Made in GB" flash on the back of the label. As far as I know most similar products are made here, so I'm not sure why Britvic think this is worth shouting about. Nutrition information is not terribly relevant when it comes to diet fizz, as there's almost nothing in it! Per 250 ml serving (note that this is less than half the bottle!) you get a mighty *five* kcal and virtually no carbohydrate, protein, fat or sodium. As expected, there are two sweeteners, acesulfame K and aspartame - the latter is sometimes claimed to be harmful, but the considerable weight of scientific evidence is against that (Wikipedia's "Aspartame controversy" article is rather technical but extremely informative) and in any case plain old sugar most certainly harms an awful lot more people!
I don't know how you quantify the level of fizz in a bottle of pop, but 7 Up Free seems to have about the average level: enough that it doesn't taste as though it's gone flat, but not so much that you feel bloated and gassy after chugging down a few mouthfuls. The taste is reasonable, if nothing that's going to blow your socks off, and it does have at least a touch of the tang of real lemon and lime about it. Clearly it's no match for the likes of posher brands such as Fentiman's, but then those tend to be an awful lot more expensive. 7 Up Free is light, tangy and refreshing, and it's hard to ask for more than that from a drink like this. It won't knock you out with its brilliance, but it's a good choice for a quick cool-down.
I am a big fan of anything lemon and lime flavoured, and am trying to cut down on things such as sugar and caffeine - so, naturally, when I saw a bottle of 7Up free on special offer I had to try it.
7Up Free claims to be free from sugar, preservatives, colourings and caffeine, with natural lemon and lime flavourings. All good things I hear you say. With only 5 calories per 250mls I feel quite happy to drink this and I don't feel I am drinking 'empty calories' as I do with the full sugar version. There is a slight taste difference between the 'fat' version and the 'skinny' free version. However, I don't feel there is a major difference between the two, and if anything, I think I prefer this free version.
As the picture shows, this product is available in cans, however I tend to prefer purchasing bottles as being able to close the lid is very handy! The bottle I'm currently drinking from is a 'larger size' 600ml bottle. In most shops this retails at around £1.20, however I have discovered that Poundland is the place to go - you can buy two 600ml bottles for £1. Brilliant value. The only thing I can find 'wrong' with these Poundland bottles is they have obviously bought them cheap as the expiry date is nearing. But seeing as fizzy drinks tend to have a really long shelf life, by that I mean they only have 2-3 months date left on them. Now, if I'm going to buy a bottle of drink, despite the fact I drink them slowly, I normally get through them in a day or two so I'm pretty sure I'm safe with a 2 month away expiry date!
The drink is also available in the larger 2 litre bottles in most supermarkets, normally around the £1.80 - £2.00 mark. I personally prefer to buy the smaller bottles as they fit in my bag and I can carry them around with me whilst out and about.
This is a very refreshing drink, especially if you drink it cold on a hot day. I would definitely recommend this drink, and I would recommend it over its sugar containing brother. With the minimal taste difference you are saving a LOT of calories.
Oh, if you're a fan of entering competitions, the bottles often have competitions to enter for various prizes. Keep an eye out. I don't think they are running a promotion like this at the moment - but they do every so often.
A little health note for you - Don't forget that just because it is a sugar free drink, doesn't mean you can forget about the health of your teeth - Fizzy drinks (even the sugar free ones) contain acids which aren't the best for your teeth, so keep brushing folks!
Now, if only it were free to take from the shelves too!
***7up free*** 330ml can.
The product is a fizzy carbonated lemon and lime flavoured drink. It is called 7up 'free' due to it being the low calorie version and on the front of the can it says it is sugar free.
I bought 6 cans in Tesco's for £1.42 they were on offer and would normally sell at £2.85 for the 6 however they tend to have Buy 1 get1 Free deals every so often.
The product I am reviewing now looks different to the one in the picture. It now has a silver background with pictures of lemon and limes. It also no longer has a picture of Fido Dido (cartoon image popular in the 90's) on the can.
I could taste the lemon flavour more than the lime with plenty of fizz that didn't go flat while I was drinking it. It had a sweet taste and I thought quite refreshing to drink while the sun was shining and drunk straight out of the fridge from the can. I had another the next day and poured it into the glass I could see plenty of bubbles in the clear coloured liquid and again felt refreshed after drinking slowly from a glass.
This is a pleasant refreshing fizzy low calorie drink to have in the warmer weather. It makes a change from cola or just regulation lemonade. I like to have a few cans of soft drinks in so that I can pop 1 in my bag if visiting someone or out and about as I am trying to lose weight and I know I can have 1 of these on my diet. My daughter also liked the taste and said she preferedd it to plain regulation lemonade. The clear colour is an advantage to me as my daughter can be a bit absent minded and spill things so letting her have this instead of a coloured drink stops me from 'nagging' 'be careful you don't spill that' all the time.
***Ingredients*** Carbonated water, citric acid, natural lemon and lime flavouring, malic acid, acid regulator (sodium citrate), sweetners (aspartame, acesulame K), potassium chloride, pectin. Contains a source of penylalanine.
of which sugars- Nil
of which saturates- Nil
*equivalent as Salt-Trace
The product is made in GB.
It is canned or distributed by Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd., Chelmsford, CM1 1TU, England.
The only issue I have really is the 'sugar free' written on the front of the packaging. Although I have no quibbles about it being 'sugar free' some people may think having the 'sugar free' version is good for their teeth when it has been shown that citric acid in many low calorie fizzy drinks is harmful to teeth to.
Britvic 7up free is just another one of the many branded soft drinks that are on offer these days. Britvic also make Pepsi, tango, drench, etc.
Although it is a recognisable drink its not as readily available as more well known drinks such as Coke, this is probably because it is a sugar free drink and most people seem to want to have the full sugar versions and because drinks that are similar to it tend to be selected over it - sprite is really readily available and this is nearly the same. I can remember Taybarns having it though, and the odd pub! Shops and service stations also generally have it, and supermarkets.
You can get it in 330ml cans or 2L bottles, I've not seen any 500ml bottles. The cans seem to be around the 50p mark, and you can also get multipacks for around £3. The bottles seem to be about £1.40 which is how much the majority of the other brands are, but I think Asda has a buy one get one free offer on at the moment.
The packaging is pretty average, its not unattractive and it does its job well! It uses a green, red and white colour scheme with the main colour being green. It has the 7-up logo in very big letters. I really like the taste of 7-up, and often find it preferable to Sprite even though they are quite similar. It is a lemon and lime fizzy drink, so basically lemonade but with a bit more flavour! It has no sugar in but I don't really think you can tell this that much and its still really enjoyable whilst being healthy.
I try not to drink too much fizzy lemonade and cola, however on a Saturday night we usually have a pizza and I like to have a cold non-alcoholic with my pizza. I tend to try and stay away from cola and like to have fizzy orange or sometimes I have 7up, usually the 7up free. I like 7up but I really don't like Sprite.
The blurb on the label states that it is:
* "Sugar free;
* Calorie free;
* Colouring free; and
* Caffeine free"
All these free things appeal to me very much and I think it tastes better that many of the fizzy flavoured waters. Basically 7up is a clear lemon and lime flavoured soft drink with sweeteners. It is best served chilled and I find this drink to be very refreshing and it tastes good. It definitely tastes of lemon and lime and when it is first opened there is a real fizz out of the can or bottle, you can smell the lemon and lime instantly. I usually pour my 7up over ice and then when you take the first sip it almost takes your breath away, when it is cold it is very sharp but when it is less cold and has perhaps been sitting for a little while it is quite soft, I find it does tend to go flat quite quickly. It is made with sweeteners and whilst I do find it sweet I do not experience the aftertaste that can be common with sweeteners.
My husband and I usually drink the 7up between us and I find my children are not overly keen on it, I think they find it a bit boring. I think 7up is more of an adult drink rather than a kid's drink. I enjoy 7up and find it is a good alternative to fizzy colas and I will continue to buy it. The packaging of 7up has changed very little over the years, and the "Fido, Dido" character with the spikey hair still appears on the packaging.
An enjoyable and refreshing drink.
I bought a 500ml bottle of this from my local discount store for 69p as I like 7up and needed a refreshing drink after a hard morning working with the horses.
It is a sugar free version of the normal 7up with the same green packaging but slightly lighter in colour so you can tell the difference. It has pictures of lemons and limes on the label and the 7up man. This product is also free of preservatives, colouring and caffine so you won;t need to worry about getting a caffine high from it. The lemon and lime flavour is natural according to the label. Although it doesn't contain sugar, this drink does contain sweeteners.
Each 500ml bottle contains 2 250ml servings and each serving contains 5kcals, 0g of sugar, 0g of fat, 0g of saturates and a trace of salt. This shows that it is much healthier than the normal 7up product.
I drank this drink straight from the fridge and it was lovely and refreshing. It is fizzy and you can really taste the lemon and lime in it. I didn't find it too sweet and I wouldn't have known it was a sugar free version of the real thing if I hadn't read the label. I really liked this and will buy it again. Lemon and lime flavoured drinks have also aparantly been scientifically proven to be more filling than cola flavoured drinks (I read it in the newspaper a couple of weeks ago).
We got a bottle of this the other week from Tesco. There was a buy one get one free offer on 2litre bottles, which was Tango and 7up. So we got 1 of these, and a Orange Tango.
This is just like Sprite, but some people say this is nicer. I would say this is more Lemon, than Sprite's Lemon and Lime, and I would say this is perhaps a bit fizzier, but it is hard to say.
This is just a clear liquid and like a jazzed up version of Lemonade. I think this tastes expensive, and it is a nice clear, fresh tasting Juice.
This only has 2 calories per 100ml. Perhaps a bit more than other Diet drinks, but not a bad amount.
The logo for the brand is the little white cartoon man called Fido Dido. He's been on this for ages, and the green colouring has never changed that I can remember anyway.
This is a nice refreshing Juice that you can taste a nice tangy Lemon in. I know it's expensive for a 2litre bottle which is £1.60, but you can also buy this in 330ml cans and 500ml bottles.
A nice refreshing change for a soft drink.
If I buy a fizzy drink it is usually Diet Coke but after developing a bit of an addiction to it, I have been trying to weane myself off it by drinking caffeine free fizzy drinks - I will eventually make it to 100% water - my fizzy drink is not all I drink!!
I bought a four pack of these cans from Superdrug - bit of an odd place to sell a can mulipack! They were 99p for 4 and so I thought it would be a good opportunity to try something different - 25p a can isn't a bad price!
What drew me to the cans were, firstly the price, and secondly, the fact that it was 7Up Free rather than regular 7Up. I know that drinking fizzy drinks in general isn't particularly good for you, but I always think that drinking sugary fizzy drinks is a waste of calories!
The can is green with silver strips, and has the 7Up logo on the front, with the nutritional information on the back.
The drink contains no caffeine, sugar, colorings or preservatives and is marketed as "Natural Lemon and Lime flavour". It gets it sweetness from a combination of artificial sugars.
The drink in itself is very fizzy. The fizz lasts until the end of the can - although I guess this depends on how quickly it is consumed.
The flavour is quite strong and the lemon and lime is very prominent - it is slightly to flavoursome for me!
I enjoyd the can until about halfway, and then I began to find the drink too sickly sweet. It tasted like pure sugar which is not what I look for in a drink - although I know that some people like a sugary drink.
The calories for a 330ml can is 6.3kcal - I think this is brilliant and it can be drunk guilt-free!
Although the drink was nice, it wasn't for me and I won't be buying it again. I would rather stick with Sprite or a regular lemonade.
This is a carbonated soft drink, which has a similar taste to lemonade but has a hint of lime in it too. Its yet another drink claiming to have health benefits by virtue of the fact that it has a very low calorie content per 330ml , 6.3 calories to be exact. As such it may seemingly harmlesss. It manages to retain its sweet flavour, despite also having no fat and virtually no carbohydrate content. I would have championed this drink, and stopped short her, but unfortunately I cant because an opinion on these drinks was presented to me from someone else of the diet drink industry. This being that as drinks they trick the body into feeling a taste sensation without a pay-off nutritionally. As a result, apparently the body is then primed and ready for some form of satisfaction and as a consumer, it increases your bodies apetite even more. As such you may then potentially seek after any source of calories possible, elsewhere thus counter-acting any benefit that you initially achieved.
I don't thats completely true though because sometimes you are in control of your destiny and you can choose to drink this, and make the conscious decison to not gorge on fatty foods afterwards.
This has not been as popular drink of late , but its more of a regular back burner. Nevertheless the main drink is still unique enough and deserves its own sugar free alternative.
As a devoted fan of diet coke I could drink gallons. Yes I know that many are addicted but not me - its was just that I loved that sugary taste - hey it had no calores - what was the harm?
I guess that the same could be argued for Britvic's 7 Up free - except that the gorgeous Lemon and Lime flavouring makes the drink so much more refreshing. When you are on a dieting regime, anything that fills you up is welcomed and if it has taste then so much the better.
True - we should steer clear of sugary drinks and therefore such treats should not be a regular event. It is also true that a lage amount of fzz drinks can add to your internal gases (if you know what I mean!).
However a multi pack of six cans is currently on offer in Tescos (£1.27 per pack) - so at twenty pence per can such a treat is allowable. It is thirst quenching in a way that Coke could never be and is, for me, an essential dieting aid At only six calories per can, this humble treat is sugar, preservative, caffeine and colouring free - what more can you ask.
This is a review of 7up free (natural lemon and lime flavour).
Proper 7up reminds me of my childhood. It was one of my favourites and I'll never forget my friend's grandma thinking it was called "ZUP"and asking for a bottle of it in local shop hehe!!
This fizzy drink is sugar free, preservative free, colouring free and caffeine free. But don't be fooled into thinking it's good for you.
I know I drink too much fizzy pop and have been trying to cut down. I'm a diet coke addict and have recently moved to the caffeine free version. The main thing for me is that they are low calorie and quite filling.
I bought a six pack of these 7ups as they were on offer at £1.49 which is quite a bargain. I don't think I could drink this all the time as they taste a bit strange - I think someone else described it as a chemical taste and I totally agree. I think they leave a strange aftertaste at the back of your throat too.
On a positive note, the pop stays nice and fizzy and is quite refreshing. I think that's all I can find to say about it that's good.
Would I buy again? Possibly as a change from diet coke but only if they were on a decent special offer.
In 1929, a US competition to find the tastiest lemon and lime drink was won by CL Grigg. Although his product - 'Bib-label Lithiated Lemon Lime Soda' was delicious, the name stuck in people's throats and so it was renamed 7UP - after the seven main ingredients in the drink.