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How did soda, just flavored fizzy water, become so ubiquitous in today’s society? To find out, let’s dive in to the history of soda; It’s an astonishing tale featuring drugs, Roman baths, “curative” medicinal uses, and more!
In this episode I’m joined by Tristan Donovan, author of Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World.
Tune in to learn…
-If Coca-Cola actually had cocaine in it,
-About the “curative” properties of soda,
-How the soda fountain began,
-About the time people were afraid to drink cold drinks,
-Why soda fountains were in drug stores,
-How Coca-Cola began as a knock-off,
-Where the cola flavor comes from,
-& so much more!
Grab your copy of Tristan’s book, Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World.
Available on IndieBound at https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781613747223
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