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What To Do With a 17-Year-Old Can of Pepsi Kona? Drink It.

Sam Hughes 24 comments

The Summer of 1996 was a good time for me. The Sony Playstation and the X Games were still novelties, Beck's Odelay was on the boom box, Beavis and Butthead were about to Do America, and Pepsi test-released a coffee/cola hybrid called Pepsi Kona in my region. Granted, I wasn't an avid coffee drinker back then, but any kind of new soda was an exciting prospect to me. More

We Try New Flavors from Pepsi Next, Paradise Mango and Cherry Vanilla

Carey Jones 1 comment

Pepsi Next, Pepsi's lower-calorie soda, hit the market earlier this year—with 60% less sugar than a standard Pepsi, sucralose and aspartame subbing in for that extra sweetness. This summer, they've introduced two new flavors—Paradise Mango and Cherry Vanilla. But while I'm generally a fan of more soda options, I have to say that neither is an improvement on the original. More

We Try Pepsi Next, Pepsi's Lower-Calorie Soda

Carey Jones 29 comments

Dr Pepper Ten. Coke's short-lived C2. Many soda brands have tried to create a lower-calorie version of their standard product. The latest? Pepsi Next, launching this week with 60% less sugar than a standard Pepsi (and with both sucralose and aspartame to pick up the sweetening slack). Pepsi sent us over a few cans to get a first taste. More

Soda: The Pepsi Throwback Throwdown

Carey Jones and John Edwards 26 comments

Pepsi Throwback—the sugared equivalent to a soda generally made with corn syrup in America. John fancies himself a sugar-loving guy, and will always buy a Throwback over a normal Pepsi, or a Mexican Coke over an American one. But how much of these preferences are in his head? More

Impromptu Pepsi Throwback Taste Test

Adam Kuban 32 comments

[Photograph: pepsithrowbackhub.com] We here at SE finally got our grubby hands on some Pepsi Throwback, the special-edition Pepsi made with real sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup. You would not believe how hard it is to find that... More

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