Dad’s Root Beer comes in candy form as the brand lends its name to a barrel shaped root beer hard candy produced by F.B. Washburn Candy. Thank you to Kevin Dees for giving me this candy. What soda candy should I try next? Please let me know in the comments. Company: F.B. Washburn Candy and The Dad’s Root Beer Company Calories (per 12 oz.): 23 Sweetener: Sugar 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 […]
Introduced in 1919, Bubble Up is a lemon-lime soda that is now produced by The Dad’s Root Beer Company. On episode #42, I reviewed the more common, high fructose corn syrup version. On this episode, I am going to take a look at the sugar sweetened version. Thank you to TheIzkool for the request. What soda would a lemon-lime flavor complement? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
The Dad’s Root Beer Company describes their Dad’s Cream Soda as a “traditional golden vanilla soft drink.” I’m joined on this episode by my friend Kevin Dees. Are you a fan of Dad’s Cream Soda? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Lemon-lime sodas represent one of the most popular categories of soda. On today’s episode, I take blind taste some of the best selling varieties, plus a couple of wild cards. Thank you to Michael Kimsal for the request. What’s your favorite lemon-lime soda? Please let me know in the comments. Here is a run down of the sodas featured in this blind tasting: 7UP Company: Dr Pepper Snapple Group and PepsiCo Calories (per 12 oz.): 140 Caffeine (per 12 oz): […]
Dad’s describes their Blue Cream Soda as “almost liquid cotton candy with very heavy vanilla notes.” Thank you to Michael Kimsal of indieconf and Freelance Path for providing this soda. What’s your favorite cream soda? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
Bubble Up, a lemon-lime soda, was introduced in 1919. The company website says that the beverage was produced ten years prior to the release of popular competitor 7-Up. Have you had Bubble Up? Please let me know in the comments. Thank you for watching.
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