Why is Diet Coke good at removing rust?
Coca-Cola is carbonated, which allows it to dissolve with metal oxides and break up rust on a variety of metals and alloys. Phosphoric acid also gives it rust-busting power, while citric acid makes it an effective stain remover.
Why does Diet Coke taste different in a bottle?
Plastic soda bottles don’t get a polymer coating like aluminum cans do, but another chemical in the bottle may impact soda flavor. Experts believe that acetaldehyde in the plastic may alter the taste of the soda because it’s transferred into the drink.
Did they change the taste of Diet Coke?
10, 2018 – Diet Coke — the same crisp, iconic taste launched in 1982 O.G. Diet Coke — isn’t changing.