Review: Pepsi Vanilla

Pepsi Vanilla

Pepsi Vanilla was launched in 2003 as a direct response to Vanilla Coke, which came out a year earlier. Our soft drink review highlights that “it did taste very smooth going down.”

Review: Dr Pepper Berries & Cream

Dr Pepper Berries & Cream

“It’s basically Dr. Pepper with a hint of vanilla… Something like creme soda,” reads this beverage review of Dr. Pepper’s line extension into the realm of purple-colored packaging.

Coming Soon: 7Up (with “natural ingredients”)

Coming Soon: A “new” 7Up, reformulated with so-called “100% Natural Ingredients”. We’ll see about that!

Coming Soon: Diet Pepsi Jazz

It’s a spinoff of Diet Pepsi with flavors! The name? Jazz. Um, OK. Possible flavors include strawberries and cream and cherry-vanilla. Should be interesting to see how this develops.

Discontinued: Pepsi Twist

Looks like Pepsi will be discontinuing Pepsi Twist this summer, per this article from CNN: Pepsi looking to ‘Jazz’ up colas? Sources say the No. 2 soft drink company plans to launch new fruit-flavored diet cola brand this summer. By Parija Bhatnagar, staff writer April 7, 2006: 11:36 AM EDT NEW YORK ( – […]

Discontinued: Pepsi Vanilla

Pepsi is pulling the plug on Pepsi Vanilla this summer. This is part of the rollout of the new Diet Pepsi Jazz line of drinks.

Review: Coca-Cola BlaK

Coca-Cola BlaK

Soda review on how Coke never got the memo about coffee soft drinks that failed in the mid 1990s. They say Coca-Cola BlaK is a “carbonated fusion beverage,” which was just an odd blend of flavors in your mouth. Didn’t hate it. Didn’t like it.

Review: Kosher for Passover Coke

Kosher for Passover Coke

It’s time for a beverage review of Coke’s special version for Passover. Learn about HFCS, sucrose, and how we were blown away by the drastic difference between Kosher for Passover Coke and the regular drivel that’s on the shelves the rest of the year.

Review: Fanta Lemonic

Fanta Lemonic

Let’s review a beverage from Poland… Fanta Lemonic. While you’d expect this drink to taste somewhat like lemonade, it didn’t. Rather, it had a very pleasant lemon-lime taste, with an emphasis on the lime.