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Have You Left A Beverage Review?

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You must like beverages otherwise you would not be here.  And you have to have an opinion otherwise you wouldn't be...human.  Our beverage collections offer so many different brands and taste variations (even in the same category) that your review could help someone find their next all-time favorite drink.  Take Michael for example in the review below.  He loves Grape sodas and tries a few different brands with each order.  He also enjoys sharing his reviews of each soda as well.   This one below is for

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FAQ - Adding a Coupon

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So how do you apply your coupon during checkout?  It's simple. The Checkout Page is divided into two halves.  On the right hand side is your Order Summary.  Just below the product is the phrase "Have a discount code?".  If you have a coupon that you wish to apply Click on the sentence to open the Coupon Box, Add Coupon Code and hit 'Apply' button to validate the coupon.  That's it!



Cheers!

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A&W Root Beer on Food Network

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Have you ever watched the show Unwrapped on Food Network?  Every so often they produce great clips on various beverages.  This show happened to feature a segment on A&W Root Beer.  In this video (fast-forward to 50 secs) you can hear about the history of A&W Root Beer, see some great footage of this foamy, frothy root beer being poured and crave a root beer float when finished watching.


Ready to order A&W Root Beer?  A&W Root Beer - 12oz (6 Pack)

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Moxie Elixir Soda - The Original Energy Drink?

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Dr. Augustin Thompson was the original founder of what is now Moxie Elixir Soda.  In 1885, the company Moxie Nerve Food was patented and created to sell products containing the then secret ingredient - which is now known as gentian root.  While the past is no different than today many fantastic claims surrounded this "secret" ingredient to provide all sorts of vitality.  In many ways this product was promoted like modern day energy drinks and maybe the original energy drink.

Moxie was the first bottled carbonated...

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Do Sodas in Glass Bottles Taste Better?

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Ask any soda aficionado (myself included) how they prefer to have their sodas packaged and they’ll answer the same way “in glass bottles.” Many of them won’t have their soda any other way. Why you may ask? It’s not like we have some hidden agenda against aluminum and refined petroleum products (though the glass lobby does pay well I hear). There are actually several reasons why glass is the superior packaging method.

1. Nostalgia
Remember the ‘50s and ‘60s (your parents definitely do and if they don’t their parents do) how pretty much the only way to get...

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