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View Poll Results: Carbonated Beberage Preferences
Brand name plain carbonated water (seltzer/club soda/sparkling water) 4 22.22%
Generic plain carbonated water 3 16.67%
Brand name flavored soft drink / pop 7 38.89%
Generic / store brand flavored soft drink 1 5.56%
A semi-carbonated (like Orangina) 1 5.56%
Other? 2 11.11%
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:14 AM   #11
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I drink 5 or 6 bottles of Heineken per year.

The same of Canada Dry or Schweppes diet ginger ale and diet tonic water.

Oh, and one root beer float per year!

I would like to find a brand of ginger ale similar to the old Schweppes before they fell in with Dr. Pepper/Snapple.
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I love water, but it has to be non-carbonated. I like either spring water or our well water.

Diet Cherry Dr. Pepper is one of my favorite pops, along with diet A&W root beer, diet A&W cream soda, Cherry Coke Zero, and now and then diet Squirt.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:25 AM   #13
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Spumante's too sweet for me. San Pellegrino is quite nice. Used to enjoy Schweppes Tonic Water but it now tastes too sweet to me.
I hate it when someone gives me tonic water when I ask for club soda. The usual reaction is, "What's the difference?" or "It's the same thing." No it's not. Tonic is far too sweet.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:27 AM   #14
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I hate it when someone gives me tonic water when I ask for club soda. The usual reaction is, "What's the difference?" or "It's the same thing." No it's not. Tonic is far too sweet.
I find that a splash of gin and a squirt of lime cuts the sweetness.
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I find that a splash of gin and a squirt of lime cuts the sweetness.
That would help But, I am usually only asking for club soda if I don't want to drink alcohol or if there is no booze.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:38 AM   #16
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Buongiorno Bill,

Spumantes and Lambrusco come in 3 types in Italia : Dry Brut, Dry, Semi sweet ... I like Dry Brut ... the dryest. Cavas also come in three or four types ... as Champagne does.

Tonic water: A good Gin & Tonic can be refreshing ... or Rum & Tonic or Vodka and Tonic.

San Pellegrino sparkling water is my all time fave ... I have tried numerous lovely Sardinian ones too on this last trip over in May, in Sardinia, however, most are not exported.

Have nice wkend.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:46 AM   #17
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I love water, but it has to be non-carbonated. I like either spring water or our well water.

Diet Cherry Dr. Pepper is one of my favorite pops, along with diet A&W root beer, diet A&W cream soda, Cherry Coke Zero, and now and then diet Squirt.
Do not know about SC, but cool-aid is popular in some eastern parts of NC to mask the local water's sulphury tang.
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Do not know about SC, but cool-aid is popular in some eastern parts of NC to mask the local water's sulphury tang.
Our water is very good.
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Old 05-26-2012, 09:31 AM   #19
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I will drink maybe one can of cola in a week. My wife keeps it around, the Coke clone in the local grocery brand. I probably drink more Schweppes Bitter Lemon (basically, tonic with lemon essence) than cola. (With certain fortifiers.) Orangina is very good, but rather expensive here.
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I have beer once or twice a week. I'll also have sparkling wine every once in a while. That's about it, as far as carbonated drinks go. The last time I had soda pop was probably two years ago. The stuff is just way too sweet.

Other than wine, which I enjoy with dinner, most of the time I drink plain old water, or homemade iced tea during the summer months.
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