Back in the 1960s, Dr Pepper promoted Hot Dr Pepper, a hot version of the soda with a lemon slice. They didn’t promote it for long, but the official website’s FAQ includes a mention of it. From an advertisement promoting the drink: “For something different – devilishly different for the holidays – try Dr Pepper piping hot. Here is a bracing, cool weather refreshment that lends a holiday spirit to any occasion. Just heat Dr Pepper in a saucepan until […]
As I explained in more detail in my Dr Pepper Blind Tasting, Dublin Dr Pepper was a version of Dr Pepper produced by Dublin Bottling Works using Imperial Pure Cane Sugar. Following legal disputes between the company and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, it ceased production in January of 2012. Thank you to Bob Hubbard and Dortiz116 for requesting this soda. What is your favorite soda that’s no longer being made? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for […]
Unlike the previous blind tastings I’ve done for colas and pepper sodas, this one doesn’t focus on a particular flavor, but a particular brand. That brand is Dr Pepper. Dr Pepper was invented in the 1880s and, in 1891, Dublin Bottling Works became the first facility to bottle the soda. When the mainstream version switched to high fructose corn syrup, they continued to bottle a sugar sweetened version. Eventually, it was branded as Dublin Dr Pepper. Dr Pepper Snapple Group […]
This episode represents something new for Soda Tasting: our first blind tasting. What is a blind tasting? Well, basically, I set myself up to look foolish. I select an assortment of similar sodas, have someone pour them for me and, without knowing which is which and without tasting them immediately beforehand, I taste them and try to guess which is which. Inevitably, I miss the mark. For this episode, I am tasting a selection of peppers. The pepper soda genre, […]
Dr Pepper Cherry was introduced in 2009 as a cherry variant of the popular “blend of 23 flavors” soda. What other soda would you like to see introduce a cherry flavor? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
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