Adding things to Coca-Cola is a time honoured tradition, one that immediately comes to mind is rum. Another is Aromatic Spirits of Ammonia. Now, this isn’t kitchen cleaner ammonia, which would be a big mistake, this is a pharmaceutical preparation that has been used for over a century, even before Coke was invented. For druggists, this preparation was an over-the-counter […]
On April 5th, 2010 I will be flying down to New Orleans to present at the Museum of the American Cocktail. The presentation will be on the influence of soda on cocktails, specifically those of New Orleans fame. Many newspaper articles from the 1800s put New Orleans in second place for soda consumption after Atlanta which shouldn’t come as a […]
The New York egg cream started its life at the soda fountain in the 1870s and contained both egg and cream, which is much different than today.
Italain Soda is a modern take on the American soda, but with a shrewd attempt to remake it as an Italian invention.
Nothing is quite as refreshing as the combination of run, mint, soda water and ice with a hint of sweetness and this drink delivers it all.
Few drinks were as popular at the soda fountain as the Wild Cherry Phosphate.