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Monday, October 4, 2010

Product Reivew: Virgil's Diet Black Cherry Cream Soda

Virgil's Diet Black Cherry Cream Soda - 4 per packBeing a former Coke Zero addict, I am always on the lookout for Soda's that are low in sugar/carbs and are made without artificial sweeteners. A BFC Buddy mentioned last year that their favorite Diet Virgil's was made with Stevia, but it has taken me months to locate some! I finally found it at a local gourmet grocery store, and thankfully Amazon.com has it too (of course)!

Up until now, if I haven't really loved a product, I tend to just not mention it. But I didn't love this stuff. It was actually TOO sweet for me, almost like cough syrup. I shared it with my BFC Buddy Dave and he agreed, too sweet. I decided to go ahead and review it, since it is a great option on the Belly Fat Cure, and different strokes for different folks. That could also just be a characteristic of Cream Sodas, which I'm not sure I've had before. I didn't hate it, I just didn't love it either. Transitioning from sugared and regular diet sodas is really difficult, I know that, so I wanted to introduce this product to my readers any way. If you are early in the transition off of sugar, you may like this one more. I would love you hear your option on Virgil's Diet Soda and where you found it!

Virgil's Diet Black Cherry Cream Soda has an unbeatable S/C Value of 0/0, with 0grams Sugar/2 grams Carbs. Those 2 grams of Carbs come from Sugar Alcohol Xylitol that is used to sweeten it, along with Stevia. It is marketed as a Supplement and has just a handful of ingredients in it. This soda is pretty pricey, I thought, but its good for a treat every now and then.

   

4 comments:

  1. HI Amber, I found Virgils quite a long time ago at Henrys Market near me in Southern California. I also found it kind of sweet, but not that bad.
    Take Care :-)

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  2. Hi Amber - I haven't tried Virgil's but will as soon as I find it on the east coast. The Black Cherry might be the problem as my hubby and I tried Zevia Black cherry soda and it too is like cough syrup. Since it's also pricey, we haven't tried any other flavors. Keep the blogs coming! Carol

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  3. Would it taste better if you cut it with a plain sparkling water to well..water it down, or is it just a yucky flavor?

    There is a Vitamin Water Zero flavor that is too strong/sweet and that's what I do to allieviate it.

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  4. Kim - that is a good idea. The flavor was good, it was just too sweet. In fact Dave really like it the first few sips, and only after a bit thought it was too sweet. I havent tried the 0 Vitamin Water yet. But I do water down my 0 Cal Sobe's all the time, with just regular water.

    Carol - I like the Zevia Black Cherry. Virgil's diet was much sweeter then that even!

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