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Mar 6, 2008 06:56 AM

Has anyone tried diet Dr Pepper chocolate cherry soda?

Wondering if it is any good...

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  1. I tried it. I can do the whole vaguely prune flavored and cherry thing, butt the tang of the artifical chocolate flavor was just over the top for me. It adds a strange note. It's not bitter, but something I can't put my finger on it. I suspect this is something people will either LOVE, or hate.

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      1. re: nliedel

        OH MY GOSH!!! All these years I've never been able to quite put my finger on the taste of DP. Yep, it's a hint of prune!! Great scott (err...nliedel) I think you've got it!!

        re op: that sounds wrong enough on papar not to warant a taste-test!

        1. re: enbell

          Haven't you ever heard the urban legend about Dr.Pepper being carbonated prune juice?

          1. re: shellsbutt

            Geez-no! Does everyone kind of know that be me?!

            1. re: shellsbutt

              it was created as a health drink by a dr. pepper, i was told.

            2. re: enbell

              May have to move this to spirits but you can try it in a drink I invented years ago. Vodka and prune juice. Call it a PILE DRIVER.

          2. i'm sorry, this just seems like a terrible idea.

            sort of like pepsi jazz :/

            1. I'll probably try it, but I'm so fed up with this diversifying of Dr. Pepper. Dr. Pepper(the original) is my favorite soda and nowadays it's more and more difficult to find at my local stores because they feel the need to carry all the flavored varieties in regular and diet. Sigh.

              1. I tried it. It's ok. I won't buy it again as there are other flavors I like much better, like Cherry Coke Zero.

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                1. re: GenieinTX

                  I remember flying a lot in the 90's, and whenever I got the generic "Beverage?" question from the flight attendants, I used to request "Caffeine-free Diet Cherry Coke". This usually resulted in a momentarily befuddled look before a halting reply of "Uh, we don't have it on this flight".

                  1. re: GenieinTX

                    Much prefer cherry vanilla dr pepper and cherry coke zero to dr pepper diet choc cherry. I don't like that fake chocolate flavor at all.

                    Didn't another soda brand try this flavor before? Anyone else remember trying it back in the 80's/early 90's?

                  2. I tried it and didn't think it was bad...tasted kind of like a cherry tootsie roll kind of just have to enjoy it for the novelty and definitely not expect a refreshing drink.

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                    1. re: shellicopter

                      That is exactly what I thought it tasted like. I'd prefer to eat a cherry tootsie roll pop than drink one.