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Kutztown Is Coming To Town!

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We are so excited to be adding Kutztown Soda Works to our list of awesome sodas! They offer the classics in glass bottles like red cream, root beer, orange & cream plus 4 other flavors. Kutztown brings something unique to the table as well, they are the only craft soda brand that carries their product in 24oz plastic bottles...in 9 flavors! 

A little history on Kutztown Soda works:

Kutztown Soda Works has the distinction of being one of Kutztown's oldest continually operated businesses. In 1851, Ed Immel began bottling beverages from an excellent spring near Main...

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New Adventures!

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Hi there, from sunny Florida! That is right! We have moved our warehouse location from Chicago to the Orlando area in the beginning of this year. It has been a little bit of a bumpy process but we appreciate all of our wonderful customers and the support you continue to give. 
Along with new adventures we are also trying out NEW PRODUCTS
Towne Club sodas - a...

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Top 5 Caffeinated Sodas

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Caffeinated Soda

The are many sodas in the marketplace today but some have become more famous over time for their caffeine content.  Here are 5 of the more famous caffeinated sodas.

Jolt Cola - by far the most well-known higher caffeinated soda. With the memorable slogan "All the sugar and twice the caffeine" made this soda a huge seller back in the 80's.  Since then changes of ownership and lawsuits have removed Jolt Cola from the mainstream but it now appears to be going back into...

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Stewart's Sodas Have Made the Switch

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Back in August 2016 Dr Pepper announced that Stewart's Fountain Classic Sodas, Crush sodas, and IBC have been reformulated to include real sugar. In their press release, Kevin Brandvold, Director of Marketing at DPS, stated, “...this reformulation will give us a new option for retailers who want to offer premium products sweetened with real sugar.”

We agree it has been a long time coming for these beverages to finally make the switch from HFCS but we are glad they made it. You can easily taste the...

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How To Make Great Coffee in a French Press Coffee Maker?

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Making coffee with a French Press is not only easy, but will produce a cup coffee that is far superior to any k-cup machine. If you were not aware of it then give it a try for yourself using fresh ground coffee such as SOZO Coffee Roasters.

The tools are basic and the process is simple.

Getting started:

  • French Press Coffee Maker
  • Fresh Ground Coffee
  • Grinder (unless beans are already ground)
  • Hot Water
  • Timer (can use iPhone)
...

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