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Ginger Coke: New flavour divides Coca-Cola fans

So what does it actually taste like?

Sarah Young
Thursday 03 November 2016 12:51 GMT
While some think it’s genius, others have been left disappointed
While some think it’s genius, others have been left disappointed

Coca-Cola Ginger is the latest limited edition flavour to hit the shelves but it appears to have divided both Coke and ginger fans alike.

Launched on Monday, the fizzy drink joins a long list of exclusive tastes including Black Cherry (USA), Vanilla (UK, Canada and USA), Orange (UK, Latvia, Russia) and even Green Tea (Japan).

Currently, the ‘world first’ is only available in Australia and New Zealand and is being released just in time for their Summer with the line, ““Great Coke taste with a refreshing ginger twist.” The cans and bottles come in classic Coca-Cola red with the addition of some fancy fold strips.

In a statement released by the company, Coca-Cola said that the launch came as a result of a rise in the number of ginger-flavoured drinks being bought Down Under.

It’s also been suggested that the company hope this temporary addition will boost dwindling sales after a surge in consumers becoming more health conscious.

So what does it actually taste like?

Opinions seem divided so far and while some think it’s completely genius…

Others were left disappointed…

The taste is said to be super-subtle which, for avid ginger fans, isn’t likely to go down well. What’s more, despite its tang the drink doesn’t actually contain any ginger, instead there’s something listed just as ‘flavour’; whatever that may be.

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