I can attest to the putred taste of Vanilla Coke. I can also attest to, without even trying, the horrid taste of Pepsi Vanilla. But, normal versions, A-OK. I could care less what brand I drink, though I prefer Coke. Diet Coke is disgusting, Diet Pepsi is fine.
"The only downside to being better than everyone else is that people tend to assume you're pretentious."