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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Coca-Cola with Lemon Confirmed sighting: Coca-Cola with Lemon
Posted: 15:05 Fri 24-Jun-2005. Price: 1.25. Location: Woolworths, Guildford. Nutritional unusualness: 10.6 carbs (see below).
"alan w" reports: Much more refeshing taste than the diet version, actually tastes like it does in the pub when they put a slice of lemon in it, definitely worth trying. I was pleasantly surprised with the taste expecting it to be rather chemically, but it's really not bad at all. But cherry's still my favourite!

...And top marks to (I think) first-time spotter "alan w" here - on almost every count except perhaps the slight lack of detail on what he's measuring his "carbs" in (it sounds like it might be 10.6g sugar/ 100ml, but you never know, do you?). Comiserations, meanwhile, to "Matt" who says he paid "normal can price!!" for the same product, basically re-iterating: New limited edition Coca Cola with Lemon (non-diet)... been waiting for this for a long time! I like Pepsi Twist, but it's not generally available where I live. I believe [this] is only available for a limited amount of time. :-{ Sadly, "Matt" was unable to provide photographic evidence of what he'd consumed, enigmatically offering: I have got a photo of a plastic bottle though... I would need another person's permission before releasing it to you... Are you interested?

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Posted: 16:46 Fri 24-Jun-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: Limited edition?

A bit pointless really isn't it? Why is it Limited Edition?

Gosh, it's like the Snackspot Inquisition.


Posted: 02:37 Sat 25-Jun-2005 by "sally" # permalink comment
Comment: http://www.freewebs.com/oneyearon/index.htm
Posted: 03:49 Sat 25-Jun-2005 by "KDF" # permalink comment
Comment: Coke with Lemon was out here in New Zealand in 2003 as a counter to a similar Pepsi product - don't think it proved to be terribly popular with the punters..since then we've had Lime coke (another flop that seems to be currently being phased out) and the most recent addition, Coke with Raspberry.
Posted: 08:39 Sat 25-Jun-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: What is Coke With Raspberry like?

I can't see how people would really rate the Pepsi Twist's. They're good enough drinks, but you can barely taste the lemon/lime.


Posted: 11:57 Sun 26-Jun-2005 by "Targaff" # permalink comment
Comment: Just got two bottles of this for 55p (!) each in Asda. It's really not bad at all - certainly better than any of the other varieties I've tasted (I had full-everything Coke with Lime in the US recently, which was dire). I wouldn't mind trying the Raspberry one either.
Posted: 23:57 Sun 26-Jun-2005 by "boycott coca cola" # permalink comment
Comment: http://www.boycottcocacola.fy.bz find about what about the "dark" side to coca cola
Posted: 00:25 Mon 27-Jun-2005 by "KDF" # permalink comment
Comment: Coke with Raspberry is drinkable but I wouldn't buy it ahead of regular coke - it seems to be an attempt to exploit the nostalgia of New Zealanders of a certain age - raspberry syrup & coke was something that was supposedly often given to kids when they were dragged into pubs by their parents in the 50s/60s..a more innocent age blah blah blah..

anyway here's a photo of the bottle, taken at Wellington airport where I first spotted the raspberry coke: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v281/kferrand/ckr.jpg


Posted: 07:51 Mon 27-Jun-2005 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: does this raspberry-coke craziness mean mezzo-mix is likely to be on the cards too? it's coke and orange: http://www.mezzomix.de/ *shudder*
Posted: 15:55 Fri 01-Jul-2005 by "aran" # permalink comment
Comment: http://www.boycottcocacola.fy.bz how cares about some drink find out more,then BOYCOTT COCA COLA please tell me how your thinking!!
Posted: 13:26 Wed 06-Jul-2005 by "the hatter" # permalink comment
Comment: Yowser, at last they brought out non-poisoned lemon coke. And it tastes pretty much just like I hoped. Now you must all buy lots, so it quickly loses its 'special edition' markings.
Posted: 10:29 Fri 08-Jul-2005 by "boycott coca cola" # permalink comment
Comment: the new address for boycott coca cola is find out about Coca Cola Boycott http://www.coca-boycott.1sta.com
Posted: 22:53 Fri 08-Jul-2005 by "Targaff" # permalink comment
Comment: I wonder if I make another comment here we'll get yet another follow up telling us to boycott Coca Cola.
Posted: 19:50 Sat 09-Jul-2005 by "GTO" # permalink comment
Comment: I just tried the Lemon edition now, and I would definately like to see it lose it's limited edition markings. It has a surprising natural Lemon flavour, not too strong or chemically and it definately holds it's own against Cherry and Vanilla.
Posted: 05:07 Sun 24-Jul-2005 by "Tom Lythe" # permalink comment
Comment: In Belguim they have Diet Coke Orange!! so ive heard and see the pix of it....
Posted: 01:13 Mon 25-Jul-2005 by "I couldnt possibly say" # permalink comment
Comment: They have Diet Coca Cola Orange in Luxembourg also ~ but it tastes way too orangy.
Posted: 01:41 Wed 27-Jul-2005 by "Raspberry Fan" # permalink comment
Comment: You can read the whole Raspberry Coke story here. I ordered a bottle too, yummo!

http://www.raspberrycoke.co.nz


Posted: 11:03 Sat 05-Nov-2005 by "Gemma" # permalink comment
Comment: people should read this :) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4408914.stm
Posted: 21:18 Fri 13-Jan-2006 by "We need Lemon Coke!" # permalink comment
Comment: How can we petition to Cocal-Cola compan to do a trial run of regular lemon Coke in the U.S.? I've been drinking the Coke with Lime, and, while pleasant, my taste buds need more!!!!! 75629 1 1 20
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