Discontinued Foods Bracket: Ecto Cooler vs. Zima Eick April 3, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket Voting on this match-up is now closed. Ecto Cooler (83%) destroys Zima (17%). Hi-C’s Ecto Cooler was released in 1987 as a product tie-in with the cartoon series The Real Ghostbusters. It was discontinued in 2001 and renamed Shoutin’ Orange Tangergreen…then renamed Crazy Citrus Cooler in 2006 and finally killed off in 2007. Good luck finding it, even online, but hey, you can buy this collectors Ghostbusters Ectoplasm energy drink. Zima was introduced by MillerCoors as an alternative to beer in 1993. All domestic production had ceased by 2008, although they still sell it in Japan. Slate had an awesome recap of its history titled “The Long, Slow, Torturous Death of Zima.” Take Our Poll The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.