Virgil’s Root Beer is the crown jewel of the brand and they tout it heavily, referring to it has “what Ben and Jerry’s is to ice cream, what Dom Perignon is to champagne.” Are you a fan of Virgil’s Root Beer? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
AriZona Beverage Company and basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal have teamed up for a brand new all-natural cream soda line, called SODA SHAQ. Disclosure: This soda was provided to me by AriZona Beverage Company. Have you seen SODA SHAQ in stores? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Shasta’s history goes all the way back to 1889 when a group of businessmen opened a health and vacation resort at the base of Mount Shasta, which is part of the Cascade Mountain Range in California. They sold naturally carbonated spring water. It was well received and, as such, they started to bottle it and sold it under the name Shasta Mineral Springs Company. In 1928, new management came on board, changing the name of the company to Shasta Water […]
Tahitian Treat is a fruit punch soda. Thank you to Neil Block for the request. Are you a fan of Tahitian Treat? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Dad’s Root Beer was created in the 1930s by Barney Berns and Ely Klapman in Klapman’s Chicago-area home. When they filed for a trademark in September of 1938, they alleged that it had been in use since February of 1937, so this is considered to be the official starting date of Dad’s. The Berns and Klapman families sold their shares to IC Industries in the 1970s, who sold Dad’s to The Monarch Beverage Company of Atlanta in 1986. At that […]
Lotta Luv produces a line of soda lip balms, including Mountain Dew Code Red. Have you had any soda lip balms? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
According to Boylan’s website, Boylan Root Beer “has a rich and spicy sassafras flavor, thanks to its blend of cinnamon, anise, black pepper, mushroom, sweet birch, extracts of chocolate and coffee, vanilla and wintergreen oil. Sounds complex, but the end result is an authentic, traditional tasting root beer with only a subtle creamy note.” Thank you to Mary Marchione and Brody Cox for the request. Are you looking forward to the upcoming movie, “The World’s End”? Please let me know […]
Big Blue is a blue cream soda from Big Red. Thank you to mikeypaco and Hunter (THunter03) for the request. Do you like Big Blue? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
The Fresca brand was first introduced in the U.S. in 1966, but Coca-Cola uses the brand differently in Mexico. In the U.S., it is a calorie free drink where in Mexico it is a regular citrus soda, sweetened with sugar. Have you had Mexican Fresca? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Pepsi first attempted a Mountain Dew flavor variant in 1988 with Mountain Dew Red, a fruit flavored Dew that saw only a brief test release. Pepsi didn’t try again until Code Red (Dew “with a rush of cherry flavor”) in 2001 and it was a success, which is why they have continued to produce it. Thank you to Prodip P, danielsquarepants13, TheGoldenBeasts, Soifool, SuperSuperevil, Bob Smith and nchjdl (who works for PepsiCo) for the request. Do you like Mountain Dew […]
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