Official Brand Overview
Who said cola needs to be syrupy sweet? The kola nut tastes bitter. The original recipe for the original Coca Cola was designed to mask its drugs and alcohol, so we now think of "cola flavor" as a combination of tang, spicy, sweet, and savory. However the balance in today's factory colas is all syrupy sweet, and hardly any spice. Which is to say, there really is no balance at all.