Realization

Honestly, Coca-Cola doesn’t offer anything you couldn’t get by mixing carbonated water with high fructose corn syrup, carmel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, and caffeine.

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6 comments.

  1. Except a production and global distribution system, a brand worth billions, actual de-cocained coca, etc.

  2. But nobody else who has mixed these items has gotten quite the same flavor that I crave….

  3. Yes, I’m sure mixing honey with organic raspberries and tree bark will give you something that tastes identical to Coca Cola.

    It’s sort of which _specific_ natural flavours you use. Also you forgot potassium benzoate.

  4. And love. Don’t forget love.

  5. Wow, I’m amazed that you can’t buy a Coca Cola home-brew set on Amazon.

  6. http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/427/original-recipe

    “The formula for Coca-Cola is one of the most jealously guarded trade secrets in the world. So we were surprised to come across a 1979 newspaper article with what looked like the original recipe for Coke. Talking to historian Mark Pendergrast, author of For God, Country and Coca-Cola, we were even more surprised when we found reasons to believe the recipe is real. (25 minutes)”

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