Liquid Death Mountain Water

Murder your thirst. #DeathToPlastic

2.4/5
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100% mountain water from the Austrian Alps | Aluminum cans are the most sustainable beverage container by virtually every measure | 7.9 pH (Naturally Alkaline) | Electrolytes & Minerals | Non-Carbonated | Instantly Decapitates Your Thirst | #DeathToPlastic

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34 Reviews2.4/5
H. Harreld DinkinsIdler, Freelance Amalgamated
This is one of the most insipidly stupid things I have ever seen on product hunt or, indeed, anywhere at all. So does anyone want to suggest how there’s anything ethically defensible about siphoning off a critical resource like alpine water in Austria during a period of accelerated climate change to realize profit that depends on sealing it into metal cans for delivery via transatlantic shipping for sale to the wealthy as a fetish resource for individual consumption? Because the “product” seems beyond deplorable as its an utterly unnecessary nor does it contribute to any public or common good, though certainly does needlessly increase and intensify an atmospheric carbon load while undermining the political imperative of governments to supply safe and healthy drinking water to all. This is not a product to be proud of. It is an unsubstantial scam to make one’s core business an activity that damages and corrodes by burdening the planet exactly where it needs balms and which disproportionately increases the risks and harms dumped upon the most vulnerable as intrinsic to profits. The most appropriate response by any honest review would be to affirm that it is a shameful idea.
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Eray BasarCEO, img.ly
@harreld sad but true. From a marketing perspective it's well executed, but then again I feel like...what are they trying to sell? And most importantly...why?
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Andrew LiebchenProduct designer @ Facebook
@harreld It'd be great if we could hear from the make @mike_cessario on this point? If are really making a point of saying that you chose cans over bottles for sustainability, you also need to reckon with the problem of transporting water around the world and thereby increasing the carbon load in the atmosphere... Not only that, but Aluminum mining and recycling is incredibly energy intensive. In the US, its mostly powered by coal.
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Dustin GamesterJust a guy that likes to make things
@harreld This is the most upvoted comment, and it is hidden on the bottom. Seeing this has really made me lose a lot of faith in product hunt
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Did I miss something here? No one is going to mention that this is an *awful* idea sustainability-wise? Yes, aluminum might be easier to recycle than plastic, but it still takes gobs of energy to produce and recycle, and only a fraction of it actually gets recycled. Not to mention the energy (and carbon) costs of canning and shipping to the consumer. The planet needs people to use reusable water bottles and well-filtered tap water, not super-expensive water in cans (or plastic).
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Harrison GrossI'm Harrison, founder of Lucyd.
@dean_verhoeven1 See my link below on Fiji water's disastrous impact
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Sinan SaglamFounder at UP ∕ REΛCH (We're Hiring!)
Well I don't believe the solution to sustainability and plastic waste are aluminium cans. Recycling aluminium requires huge amounts of energy. To really solve an issue you have to go for the actual root cause and not just improve its symptoms. We need clean tap water (as we have it in Germany - I only drink tap water, nothing else, anywhere I go here). It's that easy. No bottles, no cans, no cartons - just tap water. Everything else is a scam, invented in the past decades by our beloved FMCG brands. I studied marketing, I love and appreciate good marketing, but I certainly do not appreciate marketing that actually does harm instead of something good (not referring to Liquid Death, but rather to the bottled water industry).
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DevoSenior Product Designer @ Tonal
This is so stupid it isn't even funny. Bottled water is crap and if you care remotely about the environment you will stop buying bottled water all together from any brand. Liquid Death? Seriously this has to be one of the worst names for a brand that represents life. The joke fell flat and Im over here stepping on it.
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Dennis SteigerwaltReal estate entrepreneur

Great to see an edgy alternative to other packaged water

Pros:

Brand, Packaging, Sustainability

Cons:

I wish I could order more than two cases at a time

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What would make this product better? Zero packaging and not shipping it halfway across the world just to sell to elites? Clever marketing, poor un-eco product masquerading as eco friendly.
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A Must Try!

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Cool can design-environmental friendly packaging-cold clean fresh taste-zero cals. Thirst killer.

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Available in local stores would be great!

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Naturally alkaline. Sourced from mountains. The end.

Pros:

Tastes like melted snow. Murders your thirst. Always.

Cons:

Calm down.

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Death to plastic

Pros:

It’s better than plastic. It looks awesome and makes me want to drink more water

Cons:

Nervous go drink it while driving lol

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Amazing design and idea. Can't believe it has taken this long to get canned water to be a thing in the mainstream.

Pros:

Great water and cans are 100% recyclable. No brainer.

Cons:

No cap, so once it's open it's open. But same goes for the redbull and beer I drink so really who cares?

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Moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty.

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Death, Black Magic, dark knights, vampires, weegie boards, warewolves, the #13. In a world inside a world...H20 is not your foe!

Cons:

Nothing. They sell air in cans...

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I figured its just water in a can but I'm hooked, love this stuff

Pros:

cool, refreshing and endlessly recyclable packaging

Cons:

none

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Hanan Bensho 涵朔Entrepreneur, artist. Co-founder @ WhtIC
Sorry guys, Aluminium cans are harmful to your body, and they are harm to environment. nothing ecological, nothing healthy. As a branding exercise it is cool and interesting though, but I we are hopefully moving on to a post-branded world...
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