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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2021
The new Coke Zero formula tastes as if it has too much carbonation. In tasting a new bottle, the new formula burned my taste buds and left my tongue hurting for days. Anything I tried to eat or drink caused great pain! Terribly disappointed in Coke!
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2021
Coke...how could you do this to us Coke brand lovers AGAIN? You'd think you learned a lesson previously. Nope. The new red label Coke Zero Sugar is disgusting. I'll buy up all the black label I can. You had a winner but had to change it? Why? So unhappy.
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2021
The new Coke Zero is awful. The original version was very good, I hope Coke makes the original formula available again. Pepsi Zero is much better than the terrible new Coke Zero formula. I will buy Pepsi Zero if the original version of Coke Zero is not sold.
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2021
I absolutely LOVE LOVE COKE ZERO! My favorite drink! When you are a Coke Zero drinker you DO NOT like flavors of regular soda! You don’t want the sweetness! You love it for the taste. That kick in the back of your throat. This new Coke Zero is so disappointing! There’s no WAY a real Coke Zero drinker tasted that and said wow! That’s great stuff! It’s horrible! It makes me so sick to my stomach after drinking it. I can’t eat anything for the rest of the day! I really tried to force myself to like it!
My old Coke Zero stash is gone. I went to many stores on buses yesterday to try to find some..My shock when I found 2 12 packs! At the 6th store! I was SOO HAPPY! I went home, ripped open the case to find NEW COKE ZERO IN THE OLD CARTON! Second one same thing! I wanted to throw it out the window! I’m so disgusted! Why did you do this to your loyal consumers!! This is NOT WHAT THE CONSUMERS WANT!! Look at social media Coca Cola! BRING BACK OUR BELOVED COKE ZERO! You did this to steal Pepsi zero customers and you drove 95% of your Coke Zero customers to Pepsi zero! How ironic! That’s what I’ll be drinking until Coke Zero wakes up!
Reviewed Sept. 5, 2021
WHY?? WHY?? Why did you change zero coke? Didn't you learn from the last time you tried to change coke? This new zero coke doesn't come close to the old zero. The new zero has an aftertaste and does not taste good at all. I have been drinking Zero Coke for years. But, it looks like I have to change to something else. Somebody made a very serious mistake. I hope this turns out like the last time the company made a change with regular coke and had to go back to the old coke. I will have to change to diet Pepsi and add lime or lemon. Please go back to the old Zero
Reviewed July 29, 2021
Coke has always been my favorite soda - great fizzy taste. However, something has happened, and every time I crack open a Coke, it’s flat. I initially thought it was a Costco problem, but it happens everywhere I buy it. My whole family is very disappointed. I want to support the company, but I also want the good stuff back. Gonna have to take a break until they figure things out. (I really hope it’s not a permanent problem!)
Reviewed March 31, 2021
For all my life I LOVED Coca Cola! But this year something was a very strongly off on their soda but MORE worse, I bought cans of Coca Cola cherry and for some reason...It had a severe taste of BLEACH and smelled like BLEACH, tasting very super chemically! It still tasted sweet but very strongly chemically took over more, I thought it was cause of a health problem just me but I looked at the reviews and omg...glad I’m not the only one, I even drank so much of it. How I thought it was just me but From having severe bad reaction last from that soda I WILL NEVER TOUCH COCA COLA AGAIN, I don’t know what the hell they are doing BUT I THINK THEY ARE DRUGGING THEIR COCA COLA, I kept seeing severe traces the more I drank their soda getting worse and worse, My hearing was muffled where I couldn’t hear anything (my boyfriend said I was SCREAMING BLOODY MURDER).
Some parts I don’t remember what I did and some parts I did remember like how I was freaking out scared and terrified to death cause I didn’t know what was happening, my vision was blurring more and more and more, passed out a few times, I didn’t want to go to the emergency room cause I didn’t want them getting the wrong idea assuming things (in my area they are new doctors who don’t have enough experiences still learning, I only trust doctors who have long enough experiences).
I waited for it to passed which it did and felt fine but scared the living hell out of me, I drank the soda again just now as I am typing this to test to see if it really was but not as much this time to avoid going through that episode....it’s definitely the soda cause now my vision blurred but not too blurred (didn’t drink as much this time) and I feel very weird again once again but not as bad, tasted like strong chemicals again like bleach like taste but a more powerful chemical to it, my body feels super cold like numbing...body is slowly going num....heart is racing fast as lightning...okay yeah I’m getting scared now... Seeing traces again, I believe Coca Cola has drug their soda. I am never touching their soda ever again, why do companies do such heartless things like this????
Reviewed March 4, 2021
Have bought about 5 cases of coke (bottled) in the past 3-4 months and every single one is flat. EVERY SINGLE BOTTLE. As soon as you crack the cap, all you get is a tiny "psft" and that's it. Switch to a PC or any other value brand over this crap.
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2021
The recent narrative being pushed by Coca-Cola brand is extremely disheartening. I am a lifelong Coke person, who happens to be Caucasian. I didn't choose it, just as others haven't chosen their race, gender or sexual preference. The idea that I need to be adjusted to be less ** is is a disgusting assumption and is racist. I will no longer buy ANY Coca-Cola products and I hope other offended people take a stand too. What a horrible choice you've made. I also have a zero tolerance policy for my life. You've crossed the line.
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2020
I’m a retailer. Coca Cola is the worst out of 23 suppliers- they don’t want to make a sale and don’t care about their customers. We have begged for them to give us product on a regular basis but they refuse to make a sale. Very sad -.
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2020
I have been drinking Coke most of my life and am in my mid 50s now. I still remember the disaster of new coke and now it seems they are trying it again. The product is now flat and tasteless. It no longer has the kick to it it once had. As much as I hate to say I find myself picking Pepsi or store brands over it now...It just has no taste at all. Why would a company with a leading product want to keep trying to destroy their product is beyond me but this just might be worse than the new coke experiment.
Reviewed Sept. 16, 2020
I purchased a 12 pack (can) of Sprite Zero at Jubilee Market on 9/15; the had a weird taste! I could not drink them, and this is the only soft drinks I typical drink. I was going to return, but the market has a no return policy due to COVID (whatever that means), so I was stuck paying the $8.59 and throwing them away.
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2020
I usually prefer Coca cola to any other soda but lately it's just a waste of money. I have trashed 2 out of my 4 12packs just this week. It's either flat or has a chemical taste to it. Last night it burned my tongue and lips. The chemical taste was overpowering. I'm not sure what they have done different but I wouldnt recommends buying it. If you buy 2 cases my bet is you will be dumping at least one of them down the drain. I saved the soda from last night with the strong chemical taste and smell am looking into a way to get it checked out to see just what I have been drinking for the past month.???
Reviewed July 28, 2020
I have made many purchases now of Coke cases of cans that are flat and tasteless upon opening. After the second purchase, I was upset over my wasted money so I called Coca-Cola to complain. I was put on hold for 20 minutes (which I really think was on purpose to frustrate the consumer more to give up) but the company did send me coupons to acquire new product. Unfortunately, I experienced the same product quality issues two more times and have now given up on my once favorite beverage. I also experienced leakage of product from numerous cans with no visible puncture or leakage points. I really do believe it is a manufacturing issue and see numerous other people have experienced the same problems. I’m sorry I gave so many chances and wasted so much money.
Reviewed July 28, 2020
I can't find ANY of the Coca-Cola products that I used to find before. This started around April or May and seems to gotten worse and worse!!!! I go to ANY store and all there is no (Cherry Coke, Vanilla Coke, New Coke, Coke Zero Sugar, Caffeine Free Coke, Cherry Vanilla Coke, or Orange Coke). Also I can't find any of the many diet Coke flavors anymore either! The only thing in the store is the plain "old" Coke and Diet Coke...that's it!!! I also only find regular Sprite.
What happened to all the other flavors???? This is 2020, we like variety! Why are all the other flavors not in stores anymore but listed as products online? Why are you only giving consumers the plain flavors and not the extra flavors or variants? This is a horrible way to do business by removing all the products and only offering 2-3 products instead. Now I have to buy Store Brand soda if I want variety, yes the store brands now actually offer more variety than a huge company like Coca-Cola, I'm very disappointed! Thanks for ignoring your consumers!
Reviewed July 19, 2020
My entire life I preferred Coca-Cola over any other soda. Something happened to Coke this year and it does not taste the same at all. It seems like there's less sweet, less syrup, less flavor. It just tastes like carbonated water with half the stuff it used to have in it. Yuck! Bought a 12 pack in the store, opened and took a drink of the first coke then dumped it in the sink! Thought maybe either A. I have coronavirus and lost my sense of taste or B. It was canned without enough syrup. Just tasted like carbonation. Opened another, same thing. Had kids taste it to make sure I wasn't trippin. Kids said it tasted messed up. Opened 3rd one.. Same. Whole case is bad. What did coke do?!
Reviewed July 17, 2020
It has made my date many times and I use it to calm my nerves a number of times, there has been a number of times I use to quench my thirst and even when I'm hungry it's the fastest drink I could a way catch up with.
Reviewed July 14, 2020
Why Coca Cola changed the formula? I am from Brazil and our Coca Cola taste is the same as Mexico, I live in USA about 10y and I always buy that one from Mexico, now since March 2020 the taste changed is horrible, smell like dead mice and taste like I am drinking a dead animal, what happened??? Why changed? Any chance that you guys will be back with the original formula? Thank you.
Reviewed May 31, 2020
Did the “New Coke” fiasco teach you nothing? ** Coke has decided to change their formula to be more “healthy”. I have been drinking it my entire life. It now has no taste. Just carbonated water. This stupid stunt is going to cost them.
Reviewed April 5, 2020
Two liter of Diet Coke flat upon opening. Why is your soda flat? I mean honestly it's just opened and it's already flat. No air bubbles, no carbonation, I write reviews to try to curb bad products reaching people and maybe make the company do right. It's nice to be ripped off by manufacturers.
Reviewed March 17, 2020
Two one-liter bottles both flat upon opening. Week prior I had two 20oz bottles, both flat upon opening. I think the plastic caps are poorly made/sealed. Both instances were from different Michigan grocers. Threw out all 4 when it happened.
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2020
Every 12 pack or case of Coke is flat. It’s like drinking Pepsi. I threw the last case of coke out. Will have to find a new soda to drink and that really sucks. I have always loved coke. Not to mention how expensive coke is.
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2020
Why has Coca Cola Bottling Co. changed the size of their 32 oz. Powerade to only 28 oz and left the price the same? Seems like they don't care to keep the customers they have. They don't bother to advertise that they are giving you less product for the same price, seems like there is something wrong with this process!
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2020
I’ve been a regular Coke drinker for many years but the last coke that I have purchased I threw out. The taste is horrible, no kick to it at all. I loved to drink it during my meals because it helped my digestion. Now it seems to linger on my tongue???? And has no fizz whatsoever. I’m going to try Pepsi too if I can get the kick I need although I’ve never really liked Pepsi I will certainly give it a try. Coke you may have lost one of your biggest customers.
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2019
For the past 2 months I have been buying the 2 liter diet Coke and have noticed recently that they're flat and taste bad. I have purchased diet Coke since they came on the market and have loved them for all these years. What have you done to them that makes them taste so bad now and go flat? I would buy an average of 6 to 8 a week, and purchase 12 Pack cans for trips as we traveled. After the past two months of having to dump more than I have drank, I will no longer be buying diet Coke and will warn other friends and family about what is going on with it. I do not understand why coke thinks it is so good for them to change the recipe of a good thing to always make it worse, have they not learned their lesson from years in the past? How stupid of a company can you be? You're alienating your long time customers.
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2019
What have they done to Coke?! I have been enjoying Coca Cola since the 1970s. Coke has always been my favorite drink. But over the past 3-4 years, Every Single 12 pack or 20 pack of cans I have bought, the soda has tasted horrible and been flat. It reminds me of bad generic Pepsi. Occasionally, when I go to a restaurant, I will get a can of Coke and it will taste good, but lately that has been hit or miss. Even the bottles of "MexiCoke" (with cane sugar) that I have bought lately have been flat & tasteless. What a disappointment!
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2019
I’ve noticed in the past year, both when drinking and when I order Coke products for my business, that the soda is now significantly different than before. Upon opening, the soda now tastes flat. I have not enjoyed a good can or bottle of Coke in what feels like the longest. Only now after some research did I realize that the formula has been changed. Please return the formula back to what it was. Until then I will just have to cut off Coke and stop ordering it for my business. I’ve gotten way too many complaints and I have tasted the difference for myself. Definitely not a fan of this new formula.
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2019
For the last 6 months I have had bad tasting Diet Coke. It taste like plastic and chemicals? At first I thought maybe Coke had a bad batch hit the stores because I would get a few 2 liter bottles that tasted right then when I bought more I got the bad ones again. After a few months it all started tasting bad. What’s going on with the Diet Coke? I pour out more than I drink. This has been my favorite soda for years but am now thinking Pepsi May be worth trying.
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2019
I have been drinking Coca Cola Classic most of my adult life. Something has changed, as it doesn’t matter what store or what type of packaging the Coca Cola comes in, cans or bottles, the Coca Cola Classic tastes awful and is either already flat or goes flat about 10 min after you start drinking it. I have always know I should quit drinking it, as I don’t need the sugar, but I always loved the taste. Well Coca Cola I no longer can stand your drink, whatever you did to Coca Cola Classic really ruined it. Plain water now tastes superior.
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2019
Over the summer when I was in Santa Monica they had an event where they were giving away free cans of Coke with a new formula. I really liked the taste! It still reminded me of regular Coke but with a more modern twist. I was later told this is available only online for $10 a can....Will this be available in stores? Why is it so expensive compared to regular Coke? PLEASE SELL THIS IN STORES!!!! Thanks. :)
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