Squirt is a carbonated grapefruit drink created by Herb Bishop in 1938. Bishop’s intention was to make a soft drink that required less fruit and sugar than other sodas, due to the Great Depression. He started with a soft drink by the name of Citrus Club that was bottled in Phoenix, Arizona (which was quiteContinue reading
‘Pop your top’ over these vintage soda pop bottle caps and histories. Which bubbly drink was your favorite?
The Pequot Water Company was a soda and spring water bottling company where I grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Pequot soda came in a long list of flavors, like orange, root beer, and lemon-lime. Trucks came directly to our door to deliver the specific flavors my mother had ordered. The glass bottles with a cork-linedContinue reading
“You’ll Love It!” Frostie Old Fashion Root Beer was introduced in Catonsville, Maryland in 1939. The president of The Frostie Company was George Rackensperger, who rented an abandoned jailhouse outside Baltimore in which to start his soft drink bottling operation. According to the story, the bottling equipment was placed in the garage that had housedContinue reading