May 21, 2010

Diet Pepsi Cherry Vanilla

dpcherryvanilla.jpgDr. Pepper has their Diet Cherry Vanilla, which Iíve always thought is pretty good. Now, Pepsi thinks they can successfully combine the flavors of Diet Pepsi, cherry, and vanilla. Apparently, itís not easy to do. The cherry flavor of Diet Pepsi Cherry Vanilla is very strong and the vanilla flavor not far behind. The two flavors are so prominent, in fact, that itís very hard to taste any cola flavor. I guess this could be a good thing if you donít like the taste of Diet Pepsi, but my preference would be for a more balanced combination of flavors that complement, rather than cover up, the cola flavor. According to the Pepsi web site, Diet Pepsi Cherry Vanilla will only be available for a limited time this summer. So, get one soon if you want to drink a below-average diet soft drink that will soon be long forgotten, like so many other Pepsi varieties.

Phoood rating: So-so

Posted by Jim on May 21, 2010
Comments:

I normally drink Coke Zero, and there is a diet vanilla variety, which is really good. There's a diet cherry Coke Zero, also good. And Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr Pepper is excellent!

I'm so confused now!

Posted by: Peggasus at May 22, 2010 4:35 AM

Since January 2009 I have just shied away from any Pepsi products. Hard as I have tried, I cannot for the life of me figure out the Pepsi logo. Different style/color logo on different Pepsi types. Confused. So I quit Pepsi. I like constant, not confusion.

Please Coke, don't take away the 'Dynamic' ribbon. Or i'll choke you with it. The End.

Posted by: Harold at May 23, 2010 5:51 PM

I definitely like this new product. My other favorite is Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper. I like the mixture of the cherry and vanilla flavors. Although I am not a huge fan of cherry flavored colas, I do enjoy vanilla flavor. The two together are definitely a hit with me! Sadly, I am having a hard time finding the cherry vanilla in stores.

Posted by: Karen at May 29, 2010 10:41 AM

This was the nastiest stuff I've ever tasted in my life.

Posted by: APG at June 7, 2010 10:43 AM

Shoulda left well enough ALONE and stuck with Pepsi Diet Vanilla. I heard thaqt Pepsi is phasing the vanilla out....Cherry Vanilla is NOT the answer!!! LISTEN TO UR CUSTOMERS!!!!

Posted by: Jeema at June 13, 2010 9:59 PM

My 12 year old daughter is a diabetic.Its hard to find things she likes but one thing she loves is diet pepsi cherry vanilla. and i cant find this by the case can you please help me. If any one knows where to find this let me know. please done ever take this soda away.

Thanks a bunch
LISA

Posted by: Lisa Toler at August 21, 2010 2:11 AM
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