Coke Says “Close but No Caramel-Colored Cigar”

According to the LA Times, an NPR program’s much-ballyhooed attempt to crack the code of the secret formula for the original Coca-Cola — aided by Sovereign Flavors’ own David Ames — didn’t quite get there.

The Times reports that Coke’s staff was completely overwhelmed by media inquiries on Monday, after the story aired.

Anyone want to try to get the Colonel’s original recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken next?