Kosher for Passover Coke

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    Coca-Cola Classic with the telltale yellow cap and the Hebrew "Kosher for Passover" ("Kosher lapesach") text. The circled-U symbol is for the Union of Orthodox Rabbis, and generally marks a Kosher product. The -P apparently signifies that it's not just Kosher, but Kosher for Passover.

    Kosher for Passover Coke is made with sugar, rather than corn syrup, which is cheaper and sweeter. Made with sugar once a year so observant Jews can still drink Coke (corn isn't Kosher for Passover), the soda is actually the formula from before the mid '80s, when the "New Coke" fiasco occurred.

    The Gifted Photographer, BenFrantzDale, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. The Gifted Photographer 98 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Passover: why is this group different? why four cups? why matzo?, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    2. dharmabumx 98 months ago | reply

      Does it taste better?

    3. The Gifted Photographer 98 months ago | reply

      It does indeed!!

      Real sugar always tops corn syrup ...

    4. mhaithaca 98 months ago | reply

      Yup, there's a very noticeable difference in taste. It's a little more bitter, and I like it that way!

    5. The Gifted Photographer 98 months ago | reply

      a bit lemony ... and that is great!

    6. negative_drew 72 months ago | reply

      thanks to this picture and caption I discovered why my coke tasted so weird! I agree with The Gifted Photographer that it tastes lemony. At first I double checked the bottle to make sure I hadn't grabbed that Lime Coke. I don't really like it though. Bring back the non-Kosher coke!!!

    7. Muffet 24 months ago | reply

      Thanks for giving this a CC license. I used it on my blog and gave you credit and a link.

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