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Tons O' Fun
02-05-2006, 03:18 PM
I heard this should come out in the begining of April. Is this the offical date or does anybody else know of another date?

DMC
02-05-2006, 04:01 PM
that's the official date.

popologist
02-05-2006, 10:09 PM
april in the US?

i'm curious to taste it. but i'm not optimistic on its long-term prospects.

Mr Zabe
02-05-2006, 10:33 PM
The coke man I spoke with in the grocery store the other day told me that they have not seen nor tasted it yet. They were just told that it was coming sometime in the future.

milatchi
02-07-2006, 02:58 AM
I'm going to give Coke Blak a try. It is cheaper than *STARBUCKS*,hopefully.

yankees26mlb
02-07-2006, 12:20 PM
is it going nationwide or just in a test area?

CStoreCatMan
02-08-2006, 04:04 PM
Several products like this have failed in the past...Mazagran, Pepsi Kona, others I can't remember. Just not sure how cola and coffee fit together...I drink both colas and coffee, but mixing them sounds nasty to me.

golee1
02-14-2006, 06:44 PM
My SCM has samples of this stuff in his office.


Without a doubt one of the most vile beverages I've had in a while. I didn't taste the Coke. It just tasted like carbonated coffee to me.

Tons O' Fun
02-14-2006, 06:54 PM
Is that good or bad?

golee1
02-14-2006, 10:17 PM
Bad.

CStoreCatMan
02-17-2006, 12:10 PM
I tried Blak yesterday...its one of those beverages that makes you go HMM. Coke did a good job of mixing cola and coffee flavors...its an interesting drink. But its just a little too different for the mainstream IMO. Its not particularly tasty or enjoyable...just interesting and different. I think the sales that come from this will be based on curiosity and interest...but based on my trial yesterday, I wouldn't expect many repeat sales.

Mr Zabe
02-17-2006, 12:39 PM
So your saying that it does not have some sort
of "smoothness" or a hint of "creaminess" to it? I agree, it will not appeal to the masses and will die off in 2007.

I still will try it a few times.

[ 02-17-2006, 11:41 AM: Message edited by: Mr Zabe ]

CStoreCatMan
02-17-2006, 01:02 PM
Not really...you taste both the cola and coffee but it didn't seem like a smooth, creamy beverage...that probably would have made it better.