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Vanilla Coke Back?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Flying Headbutt, May 29, 2007.

  1. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    So I was downstairs in the little convenience store the building my office is in has getting a drink, when there on the shelf sat bottles of Vanilla Coke! New label and all, so the woman who runs it didn't just bring a hidden stash out after years in a closet buried under gaudy purses and stale Mr. Goodbars. I didn't hear about this before. And not only am I happy, but so is the good Captain Morgan, who mingles especially well with that particular cola.
  2. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    I thought I saw Vanilla Coke at a CVS about a week ago. The labels did look different, but I didn't look that closely and haven't been in a CVS to look the last couple of days.

    Will have to check it out today or tomorrow.
  3. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    That is good news. My addiction to diet cherry vanilla Dr Pepper may now cease.
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    I can count the number of sodas on my hands that I've drank in the past three years.

    I drank one Monday because I won it in a golf match. I quickly remembered why I don't drink 'em. Yech.
  5. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

    I noticed that Pepsi brought back the diet Black Cherry Vanilla Pepsi as well for a limited time. I got hooked on those while travelling to D.C. for a family reunion. Good stuff.
  6. WazzuGrad00

    WazzuGrad00 Guest

    They could be back as a summer special. Seems like soft-drink manufacturers are doing that a lot.
  7. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

    Sweet. I love Vanilla Coke.

    In its absence, I found a classic hamburger place that makes soda the old fashioned way, with the separate syrup & soda water. Their vanilla Cokes are fantastic.
  8. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Yummy, Vanilla Coke. If they don't bring it back up here, sounds like a perfect excuse for a cross-border shopping trip. :D

    And yes, I will drive three hours to the land of my illustrious ancestors and present my hard-earned U.S. passport to the friendly armed guy at the border crossing, for the sole purpose of getting my hands on some Vanilla Coke. I loves me some Vanilla Coke. :D :D
  9. patchs

    patchs Active Member

    Anyone see Diet VC?
    My wife would be very happy to see that return.
    Happy wife = happy me.
  10. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Vanilla Coke is great. Pepsi Vanilla, not so much.
  11. somewriter

    somewriter Member

    They have a vanilla coke zero. I can't tell the difference between diet/zero, but they need to dial back the vanilla flavor by about 75%. Way too overpowering.
  12. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

    Every year at the Iowa State Fair, they have this popular Fountain Shop that does it the old school way as well. Cherry phosphate and club soda is the only thing I will go to the fair for.
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