Yes it's real, and it's here.  Salted Caramel Pepsi, just in time for the holidays!  Reactions on Twitter have been mixed:

Apparently, some people tried it and said it was pretty good:

But some did enjoy the taste.

“OMG! Look at this new #Pepsi flavour. It tastes like caramel popcorn,” raved a Twitter user.

As another said: “Best Pepsi ever. Actually taste like salted caramel.”