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Meijer Crystal Quenchers White Grape Sparkling Water Beverage (Meijer)

I think I'd rather drink my own piss. Anyone remember the sparkling water brand known as Clearly Canadian? For some reason, I feel like it’s one of those products that everyone has heard of, for one reason or another, whether or not they bought it. Was it the first sparkling water beverage on the market? Or was it just one of the first that did so without sugar? Or was it just cheaper than competitors? Or did it just have a taste that appealed to the masses more than any before it? Whatever the reasoning, it always had a place deep inside my memory bank. It also brings back more personal feelings of nostalgia: shopping with my mom at the long-defunct discount drug store chain Phar-Mor, which is where I first saw the clear drink (and whose dubious history could fill up an entire blog post all by itself). Anyway, flash forward to the present day. Clearly Canadian is still a brand, though mismanagement and other setbacks have pushed it toward the back of the “sparkling water” wars, re