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Anheuser-Busch’s ‘Not-So-Soft Drink’ Enraged 1978 America

Anheuser-Busch’s ‘Not-So-Soft Drink’ Enraged 1978 America

In 1978, the world’s largest beer maker, Anheuser-Busch, befuddled consumers with a new product that wasn’t quite beer, yet wasn’t quite soda. Called Chelsea, the citrus-flavored, carbonated, slightly alcoholic beverage was touted by the company as the “new not-so-soft drink.” Its production was limited and short-lived, but, for a brief while, Chelsea animated and enraged […]

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Crystal Pepsi Is Back, But You’re Older Now, So Put Some Liquor In It

Crystal Pepsi Is Back, But You’re Older Now, So Put Some Liquor In It

There’s no shortage of ‘90s nostalgia right now, and I can’t really argue. I mean, come on. If I offered you an evening of eating Dunkaroos, playing “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” and listening to TLC, would you turn it down? Still, sadly, there are some parts of the ‘90s that are lost […]

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