Hello to the Hippos!

  One fan wondered if we had to build bigger shelves once the Hippos arrived. While we didn’t have to construct a new display case, we did shuffle sodas around so folks could get their hands on the new Hippo Size Beverages. (With a name like Hippo, you’d think the bottles would be ENORMOUS!) Resurrected […]

A Pure Green River

It’s all coming back around – and we’re glad about that! Green River was originally developed during Prohibition by the Schoenhofen Brewery of Chicago answering the age-old question, “What do you do when you can’t brew beer?” Why, you make a delicious non-alcoholic bubbling beverage! And tasty it was. “The Lime soda with just a […]

Galco’s White Rose Sodas: A Root Beer for Everyone!

White Rose Root Beer is the latest from Galco’s own private line of sodas. Commissioned by owner John Nese – who helped direct the flavor – White Rose Root Beer is a full-bodied root beer with more of a sarsaparilla than sugary finish, which, as John says, will take you back to the “good old […]

Happy Birthday to Dublin!

  Hooray for Dublin Bottling Works that has recently celebrated its 121st birthday by introducing its new line of pure cane sugar sodas! Dublin used to produce Dublin Dr Pepper but was shut down earlier this year by Snapple/Dr Pepper. Dublin Bottling Works will present this line of sodas at our Summer Soda Tasting 2 – their West […]

New on the Shelves: RC Cola in Bottles!

This original icon of American colas, Royal Crown Cola was developed in 1905 by Claude A. Hatcher, a pharmacist in Columbus, Georgia who decided to supply his family’s grocery store with drinks that he produced and bottled. Hatcher called his first line of beverages “Royal Crown,” and the first cola product “Chero-Cola.” Sales grew steadily, […]