Soft drink

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A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.wikipedia
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Drink

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A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.
Common types of drinks include plain drinking water, milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and soft drinks.

Drink can

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They are available in many container formats, including cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles.
A drink can (or beverage can) is a metal container designed to hold a fixed portion of liquid such as carbonated soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, fruit juices, teas, herbal teas, energy drinks, etc. Drink cans are made of aluminium (75% of worldwide production) or tin-plated steel (25% worldwide production).

Convenience store

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Soft drinks are widely available at fast food restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores, casual-dining restaurants, dedicated soda stores, and bars from soda fountain machines.
A convenience store or convenience shop is a small retail business that stocks a range of everyday items such as groceries, snack foods, confectionery, soft drinks, tobacco products, over-the-counter drugs, toiletries, newspapers, and magazines.

Soda fountain

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Soft drinks are widely available at fast food restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores, casual-dining restaurants, dedicated soda stores, and bars from soda fountain machines.
A soda fountain is a device that dispenses carbonated soft drinks, called fountain drinks.

Ginger ale

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Some homemade fruit punch recipes, which may or may not contain alcohol, contain a mixture of various fruit juices and a soft drink (e.g. ginger ale). Drinks like ginger ale and root beer are often brewed using yeast to cause carbonation.
Ginger ale is a carbonated soft drink flavoured with ginger.

Non-alcoholic drink

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Small amounts of alcohol may be present in a soft drink, but the alcohol content must be less than 0.5% of the total volume of the drink in many countries and localities if the drink is to be considered non-alcoholic.
Sparkling apple cider, soft drinks, and juice naturally contain trace amounts or no alcohol.

High-fructose corn syrup

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The sweetener may be a sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, a sugar substitute (in the case of diet drinks), or some combination of these.
HFCS 42 is mainly used for processed foods and breakfast cereals, whereas HFCS 55 is used mostly for production of soft drinks.

Plastic bottle

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They are available in many container formats, including cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles.
Plastic bottles are typically used to store liquids such as water, soft drinks, motor oil, cooking oil, medicine, shampoo, milk, and ink.

Flavor

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A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.
This is exemplified in artificially flavored jellies, soft drinks and candies, which, while made of bases with a similar taste, have dramatically different flavors due to the use of different scents or fragrances.

Ice cream float

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At ice cream parlours and 1950s-themed diners, ice cream floats, and specifically root beer floats, are often sold.
An ice cream float or ice cream soda (United States, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa and East Asia), coke float (United Kingdom and Southeast Asia), or spider (Australia and New Zealand), is a chilled beverage that consists of ice cream in either a soft drink or in a mixture of flavored syrup and carbonated water.

Bar

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Soft drinks are widely available at fast food restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores, casual-dining restaurants, dedicated soda stores, and bars from soda fountain machines.
A bar (also known as a saloon or a tavern or sometimes a pub or club, referring to the actual establishment, as in pub bar or savage club etc.) is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, liquor, cocktails, and other beverages such as mineral water and soft drinks and often sell snack foods such as potato chips (also known as crisps) or peanuts, for consumption on premises.

Tonic water

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Tonic water was originally quinine added to water as a prophylactic against malaria and was consumed by British officials stationed in the tropical areas of South Asia and Africa.
Tonic water (or Indian tonic water) is a carbonated soft drink in which quinine is dissolved.

Carbon dioxide

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In 1767, Englishman Joseph Priestley first discovered a method of infusing water with carbon dioxide to make carbonated water when he suspended a bowl of distilled water above a beer vat at a local brewery in Leeds, England.
It is added to drinking water and carbonated beverages including beer and sparkling wine to add effervescence.

Root beer

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Drinks like ginger ale and root beer are often brewed using yeast to cause carbonation.
Root beer is a sweet North American soft drink traditionally made using the bark of the sassafras tree Sassafras albidum or the vine of Smilax ornata (sarsaparilla) as the primary flavor.

Carbonated water

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A soft drink (see terminology for other names) is a drink that typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring. In 1767, Englishman Joseph Priestley first discovered a method of infusing water with carbon dioxide to make carbonated water when he suspended a bowl of distilled water above a beer vat at a local brewery in Leeds, England.
While Priestley is regarded as “the father of the soft drink”, he did not benefit financially from his invention.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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Major North American producers other than the two previously-named companies include Cott, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, and Jones Soda.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group is an American soft drink company based in Plano, Texas, and as of July 2018 it is a business unit of the newly formed publicly traded conglomerate Keurig Dr Pepper.

Jones Soda

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Major North American producers other than the two previously-named companies include Cott, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, and Jones Soda.
It bottles and distributes soft drinks, non-carbonated beverages, energy drinks, and candy.

Birch beer

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They used birch bark (see birch beer), dandelion, sarsaparilla, fruit extracts, and other substances.
Birch beer in its most common form is a carbonated soft drink made from herbal extracts and birch bark.

Punch (drink)

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Some homemade fruit punch recipes, which may or may not contain alcohol, contain a mixture of various fruit juices and a soft drink (e.g. ginger ale). Fruit punch, tea (even kombucha), and other such non-alcoholic drinks are technically soft drinks by this definition, but are not generally referred to as such.
They often include quantities of fruit juices or soft drinks.

Alcoholic drink

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Soft drinks are called "soft" in contrast with "hard" alcoholic drinks.
Alcohol in carbonated drinks is absorbed faster than alcohol in non-carbonated drinks.

Bottle

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Carbonated drink bottles are under great pressure from the gas, so inventors tried to find the best way to prevent the carbon dioxide or bubbles from escaping.
A bottle is a narrow-necked container made of an impermeable material (clay, glass, plastic, aluminium, etc.) in various shapes and sizes to store and transport liquids (water, milk, beer, wine, ink, cooking oil, medicine, soft drinks, shampoo, and chemicals, etc.) and whose mouth at the bottling line can be sealed with an internal stopper, an external bottle cap, a closure, or a conductive "inner seal" using induction sealing.

Sugar substitute

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The sweetener may be a sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, a sugar substitute (in the case of diet drinks), or some combination of these.
This may be seen in soft drinks or sweet teas that are labeled as "diet" or "light" that contain artificial sweeteners and often have notably different mouthfeel, or in table sugar replacements that mix maltodextrins with an intense sweetener to achieve satisfactory texture sensation.

Liquid Candy

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In 1998, the Center for Science in the Public Interest published a report titled Liquid Candy: How Soft Drinks are Harming Americans' Health.
Liquid Candy: How Soft Drinks are Harming Americans' Health is a report published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) which examines the increasing levels of soft drink consumption in the United States, particularly by children and teenagers, and the health problems this poses.

Quinine

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Tonic water was originally quinine added to water as a prophylactic against malaria and was consumed by British officials stationed in the tropical areas of South Asia and Africa.
In Canada and Italy, quinine is an ingredient in the carbonated chinotto beverages Brio and San Pellegrino.

Kool-Aid

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Syrups are commercially sold by companies such as Soda-Club; dry ingredients are often sold in pouches, in a style of the popular U.S. drink mix Kool-Aid.
Kool-Aid is known as Nebraska's official soft drink.