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Warm Soda

al b. darned | Nov 17, 2012 03:20 PM

I was sitting here at my desk sipping on a mug of room temperature Polar lemon flavored seltzer and got to wondering, how many others out there don't mind, or even prefer, their soda not to be cold.

Yes, most soda is really nasty when drunk warm, but there a couple of flavors that hold up when warm. More often than not I drink the aforementioned seltzer at room temperature, and it's not too bad. Likewise, Mountain Dew is good cold but also is still quite palatable when it gets warm.

A few years back I had a girlfriend who not only kept her opened bottle of Dr. Pepper on the pantry shelf, but would warm it up in a saucepan on the stove, and drink it with a slice of lemon. It wasn't too bad.

So what soda do you drink warm? Does it matter what brand? (Say, for example, warm Pepsi is fine, but warm Coke is vile.) And are there any brands or flavors you prefer warm rather than cold?

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