Skip to comments.The coolest way in the world to share a Coke (No, I don't work for them, just a cool video)
Posted on 07/22/2012 6:03:27 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32
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Now that was fun!
I always thought the difference it that Diet Coke uses aspartame for the sweetner and Coke Zero uses Splenda. Am I wrong?
Thank goodness I have no problem purchasing the caffeine-free Coke here in Panama.
There is no difference in taste with the original.
On the other hand, I find diet cokes to be foul tasting to include the coke with no caffeine and no sugar.
When I discovered Panama sells the above, I purchased a case. It was all I could do from pouring it down the sink.
Careful there, Netz, you might get in trouble for using that small 'c' for a trade-marked product [grin].
BUT, yes, I agree with you that I would like to know more of the background story. Frankly, while I am not altogether sure about the two presenters, my inclination is that Coca Cola Corp. probably presented a challenge to a university physics and engineering school with funds and the right to film as a commercial. Any other backstory would kind of kill the pleasure and youth theme and, frankly, I very much believe that this kind of project is well in the ability of our current students.
I was wondering that myself. That thing cost some $ to build.
What do you get when you crossbreed an elephant with a rhinoceros?
That was great!! Thanks for the post.
Remember Tab? Now that was some 'foul-tasting' brew...
Thanks for setting me straight on that. I really wasn’t sure if I was right or wrong. At one time, I was so hooked on diet coke that I even had one for breakfast instead of coffee. I stopped about seven years ago and now very rarely have a soda of any kind.
Ah yes, TAB, sweetened with saccarine so it had that weird chemical wang. I remember a friend’s mom who drank TAB. She’d have the big glass quart bottles sitting on top of the fridge. Now I’m drifting back to 1979 and remembering the soft drink aisles at the grocery store with all the glass bottles, seen from the height of a five year old. I really hope they invent a time machine some day. Would be too cool to go back and see things again.
I thought Diet Coke was sweetened with aspartame and Coke Zero was sweetened with Ace-K, is this true?
T@b is great stuff (I drink both T@b and Diet Coke, as well as "Mexican" Coke (made with cane sugar) and Coke Classic (less often) on occasion.
T@b is harder to find where I live. Only some grocery stores carry it. Those Who Know have these places scoped out. I went to my local retailer on Memorial Day Weekend and someone else had beat me to it and cleaned off the shelf. I was able to get a few loose cans from the cooler, however, so I didn't return home empty-handed.
Way too sedated. They should take some coffeine (or “speed”) and make it more snappy. Video needs more rapid cuts to give it that “edge”.
So you like the flavor of T@b better than the other diet Cokes? I know they’ve reintroduced it (or maybe they never quit making it) so it must have a following.
Those of us who grew up with saccharin as our first "artificial" sweetener are sort of nostalgic for the taste. T@b changed its formula (slightly) in 1984 when it went from a pure saccharin formula to a saccharin/aspartame formula (still mostly saccharin, I think, based on taste tests). There was some outcry at the time about saccharin being carcinogenic in lab rats but I think that has since been disproven, but that was behind the drive to change the formula, and I think along with that, aspartame was seeking a market.
That said, see if you can get a hold of a can of T@b, then compare its flavor with that of Diet Coke. See which one you like better.
You’ve got me curious to try and find some T@b for a taste test. At the very least it would be a fun nostalgia trip.
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