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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, 03:56 PM   #31
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I try to stay away from carbonated (& caffeinated) beverages, & stick with Sprite Zero.

Also depends on what I'm drinking...

Seltzer for (NYC) Egg Creams

I used to enjoy Cream Soda (Dr. Brown's?) in NYC delis, with a pastrami sandwich. Not sure if they make it anymore. I miss Yoo-Hoos too.
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Old 05-26-2012, 03:56 PM   #32
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Anyone remember Clearly Canadian? Fruit flavored fizzy spring water. Nice glass bottle design. I used to buy it by the case at Costco years ago. I think they even had shares on the stock exchange. I don't see it anymore on shelves.
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Old 05-26-2012, 06:23 PM   #33
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I like that we can buy Mexican Coke at Latino markets and restaurants. It's made with Real Sugar instead of HFCS ( not that that's a terrific improvement). I drink way too much soda pop. About a 12 pack q/2weeks. And I don't find it's a thirst quencher.

I probably drink more Ice tea than anything. In summer a treat is lemonade or limeade frozen concentrate or home-made, mixed with carbonated water. I find it silly we pay the same price for bubbly water as soda pop.

Does anyone ever drink Moxie? I have not seen it available here. It might have been more widely distributed a long time ago, but is mostly a NE US soft drink now.

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Old 05-26-2012, 06:40 PM   #34
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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.
Ciao, Margi.
Pellegrino is second on my list. I still prefer Perrier. I prefer both with a touch of lemon.
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:15 PM   #35
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Did I read Diet. Squirt??? I love Squirt and just found the diet typeI have to watch how much liquid I drink so I have one once a week. I love any water carbonated or not but yep have to watch how much. Nutz
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Could you freeze it and have a squirt ice cube now and then?
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:53 PM   #36
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Coke, 7-Up, Cherry Pepsi, Seagram's Ginger Ale, and Mr. Pibb for me.
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Old 05-27-2012, 08:36 PM   #38
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I like IBC's line of old fashioned bottled soft drinks, especially Black Cherry.
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Old 05-27-2012, 08:39 PM   #39
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We got a case of Thomas Kemper's Rootbeer when we were at Costco today...very good!
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Old 05-28-2012, 08:36 AM   #40
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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.
Put a little vodka in with the tonic water, and it's not too sweet. Squeeze of lemon or lime, as well.
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