“Real ginger root from China has a distinctive spicy flavor and you can taste it in every sip of our Hansen’s Natural Ginger Ale Cane Soda. You might also taste a subtle hint of vanilla bean and lime, and that would make sense because we use them as well. Just enough zing to make you feel refreshed. And sweetened, of course, with real cane sugar,” reads the description from Hansen’s website. What’s your favorite Hansen’s soda? Please let me know […]
Ginger ale was invented in the mid-1800s. Typically, there are two two types of ginger ale: Golden and dry. When I was doing research for this episode, I found different people describing them in different ways. But, generally speaking, golden ginger ale is described as having a stronger ginger flavor, a darker, more gold color and sometimes as being sweeter. Meanwhile, dry ginger ale has a more muted ginger flavor and is paler in color. That tends to be the […]
On episode #15 of Soda Tasting, we tried something new: a blind tasting. The concept is simple: I taste a bunch of sodas without knowing which is which. I talk about my favorites and try to guess the brands. In a way, I’m setting myself up to look silly. But, it is fun. That episode is currently the most viewed episode of the show so far. Thanks to the positive response and requests for more, I’ve decided to continue doing […]
The Hansen’s website says that this soda “gives the feeling that you’re drinking something rich and sinful, but it’s as clean and heavenly as can be.” The flavor is bolstered by extracts of Madagascan vanilla and Washington cherries. CORRECTION: In the video, for some reason, when I’m reading the ingredients, I say Washington strawberries. This should be Washington cherries. What’s your favorite soda that has added a kick of vanilla? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for […]
Made from real kola nuts, Hansen’s Original Cola promises a cola with “all the flavor you’re looking for without any of the caffeine.” What is your favorite cola? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
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