Why is Diet Coke served with lemon?
For some, adding lemon to Coke or Pepsi is about adding the fresh taste of lemon. The taste of lemon brightens up many foods, which is why it is served with so many things, especially seafood. With sodas, I see it being used more for diet colas than regular.
What happens if you put lemon in Coke?
There is no material change to the Coke chemically. It adds a layer of light scent to the Coke which enhances the flavours of the drink. You may taste the difference if your palate is sensitive enough.
Is it lime or lemon with Diet Coke?
Diet Lime Coke was introduced to the market in 2004 with Coca-Cola with Lime and is still sold in North America to this day. Diet Coke with Lime was discontinued in the UK as was Diet Coke with Lemon in early 2007, having been renamed Diet Coke with Citrus Zest in 2007, which is mixture of lime and lemon taste.