New Aspartame-Free Diet Pepsi?

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    New Aspartame-Free Diet Pepsi?

    As a looooooong time DP drinker I think the new stuff taste like absolute CRAP . Taste like chemical cola with no pepsi taste at all. I don't even find it drinkable . Opinions ?
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    I work for Pepsi but have never drunk the new aspartame free diet Pepsi. We do sell a lot of it over at Stanton Kroger. Try diet mt dew, diet caffeine free pepsi or something. I'm not sure how long the aspartame free pepsi will be out but I will ask and see.

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    I find it hard to believe the new DP made it thru testing. Has that diet aftertaste . Its gosh awful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manitoudan View Post
    As a looooooong time DP drinker I think the new stuff taste like absolute CRAP . Taste like chemical cola with no pepsi taste at all. I don't even find it drinkable . Opinions ?
    My wife hates it as well. She has found some cubes that still have the aspartane in it, not sure what she will do when those disappear though, probably have to switch to something else. If you have any Save A Lots in your area, check there and you may find some with the old sweetner.

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    Looks like your out of luck my friend. Just talked with our sales guy he said it was permanent and that it wouldn't be long until all the diet Pepsi products would be aspartame free

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    My best advice would be sell your Pepsi stock . This is going to hurt sales ... badly .

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    So what are they using as the artificial sweetener in the new formula?

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    Skunk pee ? acesulfame potassium , known as ace-k .

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    I see reports that sucralose is also being used . I dont have a can handy to check .

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    I tried it and it tastes OK to me. Kind of tastes like Diet Rite. Definitely a little different than aspartame Pepsi. I wish I could drink the stuff with good old cane sugar but my health issues won't allow it.

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    Diet-rite and Tab were the all-time world's worse.

    I drink and actually like Diet Coke over ice. I hope they don't screw with it.

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    I was a die hard Diet Pepsi drinker up until about 10 years ago. Most restaurants out here though serve Coke products, and I just got into the habit of drinking Coke. Now, I can barely tolerate Diet Pepsi, and can't remember the last time I had any in the house.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mustang View Post
    Diet-rite and Tab were the all-time world's worse.

    I drink and actually like Diet Coke over ice. I hope they don't screw with it.
    I drink the Diet Rite tangerine. Don't especially like the cola. Drink Diet Rite because of the 0 sodium as well as 0 caffeine and 0 sugar.

    Along with my diet Ale81.

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    I can't remember Pepsi ever being drinkable . Not even in the same ballpark as Coke.

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