Matt Brewing Company was founded in 1888 and they are celebrating 125 years as a company. F.X. Matt started the brewery, which began to produce soft drinks during prohibition, like many breweries did. Nick Matt, the current chairman and CEO, represents the fourth generation of Matt’s to lead the company. They are best known for their beers, but still produce a line of sodas, including root beer, diet root beer, ginger beer, orange cream, black cherry cream and Shirley Temple. […]
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 […]
Pepsi Next is a mid-calorie cola and a follow up, of sorts, to Pepsi Edge, the short lived mid-calorie cola from the mid 2000s. Disclosure: I received this bottle of Pepsi Next for free care of a coupon that was offered online. Are you a fan of Pepsi Next? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
This is episode #100 of Soda Tasting! Thank you so much to everyone who has supported the show. In honor of this milestone, I am doing ten consecutive episodes of nothing but viewer requests from at least 10 different viewers. Thank you to shuku09, Thomas Tinney, Brandon Eley, Richard Yoo, hammoFB, BitterDecember, IsSilverKing, The Impulsive Buy, SenseiTea!, edgegrrl156, hhx1, trevorross60, Jemal LeonardHD, rockavneck14, TheLakeIsAPie, C Dub, kaz Onoo, Samantha Lulka, yuvaladin111, danielsquarepants13, GDarBee, rainbowcuddle, nchjdl, Canal de Paulxl, Xannta, Matt […]
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