Depending on where you are in the world, you’ll find many different Crush fruit soda flavors. This bottle of Crush Lemon was made in Guatemala. Rest in peace, Frank Outzen (Reggaefrank09). My thoughts are with his friends and family. Have you had Crush Lemon? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Cheerwine is a cherry soda made in North Carolina. Previously, I have reviewed both the regular version and the one sweetened with sugar. Carolina Beverage, who produces the drink, partnered with Food Lion to release frozen desserts that use the Cheerwine syrup. On this episode, I’m reviewing the Cheerwine Cream Bars. What other soda infused frozen desserts exist in stores? Please let me know in the comments. Company: Carolina Beverage and Food Lion Calories (per bar): 80 Sweetener: Sugar and […]
Jones Root Beer is what I’m reviewing on today’s episode of Soda Tasting. Do you enjoy Jones Root Beer? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
New Britain, Connecticut-based Avery’s Beverages allows guests to make their own soda. The Totally Gross Soda line is inspired by the names that kids would give the sodas that they created. This is Zombie Brain Juice and the flavor is strawberry orange. Have you ever had any of the Totally Gross Soda line? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Fresca Original Citrus is a grapefruit flavored zero calorie soda. Fresca was a favorite of President Lyndon B. Johnson. Famously, a million dollar question on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” asked: “For ordering his favorite beverages on demand, LBJ had four buttons installed in the Oval Office labeled ‘coffee,’ ‘tea,’ ‘Coke’ and what?” The answer, which the contestant was not able to provide, was Fresca. I reviewed Mexican Fresca on episode #167 of Soda Tasting. Thank you to mikeypaco […]
Ohio schoolteacher Frank Stewart opened his Stewart’s Root Beer stand in 1924. Stewart’s was only available at root beer stands and drive-in theaters until 1990, when Cable Car Beverage Corporation acquired the bottling rights and began producing 12 ounce bottles of the soda. Triarc (which would later become The Wendy’s Company, as in the fast food restaurant) bought Cable Car Beverage in 1997 and later sold the Stewart’s brand, along with Snapple and Mistic, to Cadbury Schweppes. Eventually, Cadbury Schweppes […]
In the United States, Pepsi has begun releasing a glass bottle version of the drink, sweetened only with sugar. Though it may taste the same, it is distinctive from Pepsi Throwback in branding and in the fact it comes in a glass bottle, which Throwback does not. I first mentioned this soda on my Pepsi Blind Tasting, where I compared it to the regular high fructose corn syrup and sugar version we have in the U.S. as well as the […]
Malta is a carbonated, non-alcoholic malt beverage, brewed from barley and hops. Thank you to joselitoq35 and Hamthy727 for the request. Do you like Malta Goya? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
IBC Root Beer was launched in 1919 by the Griesedieck family, who formed with breweries in the St. Louis area as the Independent Breweries Company – which is what IBC stood for. It was developed as a non-alcoholic alternative during prohibition. The Kranzberg family purchased the trademark and increased distribution led to a growth in popularity in the 20s. In the 30s, they sold it to the National Bottling Company. In the 1970s, the drink was bought by Taylor Beverages, […]
Rocket Fizz’s The Wizard of Oz Cherry Cola features artwork that was used for covers of vinyl records from Little Golden Records, which specialized in children’s music. Their releases were distributed by Simon and Schuster, who also published the Little Golden Books series of children’s books at the time. Verse Music Group acquired their catalog in 2011 with plans to issue re-releases. Have you had this soda? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
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