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Posted: 23:26 Fri 30-04-2004. Price: 99p. Location: M6 Moto Services (before Stafford). Nutritional unusualness: "With an explosive kick", "Powered by Guarana", "Using the latest heating technology".
"Leon" reports: Sadly only 40ml so Jordan has probably swallowed bigger mouthfuls but actually quite nice. The tiny espresso cups were stacked up on a BOGOF offer so I though "Why not?", waited for the "explosive kick" but it never came. The coffee is black only and tastes quite sweet - probably good for tired drivers. The heating reaction kicks in really quick and the coffee was steaming when I removed the lid. Has a slight chemical aftertaste but no more so than other "rocket fuel coffee" products. Nicer than the failed Nescafe attempt at a similar product - shame I could see only an espresso version and not a regular and thus larger coffee.

...In other caffeinated twitchings: numerous reports have confirmed rumours that both Coke and Pepsi are joining the mid-calorie soda craze in the form of Coca-Cola C2 and Pepsi Edge, both to be launched this summer in the US. Tetley are adding 12 new Fruit and Herbal teas to their existing range (with stupid names like Summer Berry Merry and Camomile Smile) - while, back in the self-heating arena, The Grocer anticipates that the airgunner's favourite Hotcan "food on the move" will also become more widely available in "Moto service stations, Aldi, Spar forecourts and student unions".


Posted: 09:14 Sat 01-05-2004 by "Diarmuid Mallon" # permalink comment
Comment: The Nescafe self heating coffee was very poor, I tried it a few times but each time the coffee was never more than luke warm. I presume that these are products are not at all environmentally friendly as you can't recycle them, and they are loaded with a chemical payload.
Posted: 10:31 Sat 01-05-2004 by "Kaptain Korolev" # permalink comment
Comment: The Kaptain's father once excitedly returned from a business trip to the English shire lands clutching three cans of the magical Nestle thermo-koffee. The Kaptain's father thought it was something very special.

The Kaptain however, was unimpressed, he enjoys a full, heavy koffee beverage of great liquid volumes. The thermo-koffee pak though contained what amounted to a chemical reactor with a small 'shot' of the koffee juice in the centre. The only good thing about this particular product, recalls the Kaptain, was the large button on the based used to activate the thermo-reaction. To the Kaptain it felt like he was priming a thermo-nuclear grenade, about to unleash great power! But sadly, instead of burnt skin, blindness, sterility, nausea and a small radioactive mushroom cloud the Kaptain was oly rewarded with a dribble of lukewarm overly kremey koffee juice.

The Kaptain still has one somewhere around the house if he recalls korrectly, unactivated, waiting, waiting.......TO REACT.

Posted: 13:19 Tue 04-05-2004 by "Amanda B"
(apparently posting from 62-244-183-82.cust.exponential-e.net) # permalink comment
Comment: I drink this coffee as part of my religion.. Fantastic at getting me up and at it in the morning and up and with it in the afternoons - in the evening its better than any redbull mix and I've tried it with alcohol for a fantatic taste and seriously energetic end to a long day... life changer - 10 out of 10 to the producers..
Posted: 19:56 Thu 06-05-2004 by "Vic" # permalink comment
Comment: Can anyone tell me if you can get diet cherry coke in England. I've seen it abroad but has it reached us yet after all these years
Posted: 17:31 Fri 21-05-2004 by "Matt" # permalink comment
Comment: Coca cola c2 is available in Japan first (soon) and the US in the summer. Its a mid-calorie cola. Cherry coke (diet) has never been available in the UK, and tastes so horrible (the US version) that i hope it isnt! Does anybody know if Pepsi blue has been discontinued now? Let us know.....
Posted: 17:35 Sun 04-Jul-2004 by "ToG" # permalink comment
Comment: Cherry coke IS available in the Uk, Some corner shops stock it now but you're best bet is Stores like WoolWorths or the BiG W. These are the places i've seen it in Northern Ireland.
Posted: 18:46 Sun 04-Jul-2004 by "Kaptain Korolev" # permalink comment
Comment: The Kaptain believes the right honourable gentleman was referring to Cherry Cokes with the suffix 'diet'.
Posted: 18:55 Sun 04-Jul-2004 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: It's better to make your own cherry coke, buy some Robinsons cherry dilute juice and add a hefty amount to your coke of choice.
Posted: 17:18 Wed 21-Jul-2004 by "Konasur" # permalink comment
Comment: Or use 1 part Tesco Finest cherryade with 4 parts of the cola-flavoured beverage of your choice ;)
Posted: 21:04 Mon 13-Sep-2004 by "Jeff_UK" # permalink comment
Comment: I'm a student, a teacher, a night-shift worker (over summer,) a programmer and a web designer.

I drink this product.

nuff sed? :)

Jeff... 63252 2 17

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