10 Old Fashioned Sodas You Forgot You Loved

For many of us growing up, soda wasn’t a completely forbidden food, but a special treat at a picnic, party, or other fun celebration. This is perhaps why we still crave and fondly remember these sweet, delicious, old-fashioned sodas all these years later.

Some of these colas and sodas have long since disappeared from store shelves, but others are still available if you know where to look. You Remember how much you loved these 10 sodas as a kid? Read on and see how many you’ve tried. Plus, don’t miss 12 discontinued sodas that are back after customer outcry.

1

Moxie

moxie soda

moxie soda

The official Maine soda (yes, really!)Moxie originated in the state in 1884, and you can still taste the sweet and slightly bitter soda today.

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2

RC Cola

RC cola

RC cola

This Vintage soda has deep roots in the South, where even today they enjoy it with Moon Pie. Created in Georgia by a pharmacist in 1905 (he was tired of selling Coca-Cola), the manufacturers also created Nehi soda.

3

Frostie Soda

frozen soda

frozen soda

Created in Maryland in 1939, by the 1950s they were being bottled in 300 factories throughout the US. Frostie was available in Root Beer, Cherry Limeade, Vanilla Root Beer, Blue Creme and other sweet flavors.

4

Dad’s Old Fashioned Root Beer

Dad's Old Fashioned Root Beer

Dad’s Old Fashioned Root Beer

Dad’s Root Beer it was was created in Chicago in 1937, and this familiar flavor is still popular today. Dad’s also makes Cream Soda, Orange Cream Soda, Blue Cream Soda and Red Cream Soda, as well as Lemon-Lime Bubble Up Soda.

5

Hires Root Beer

Hires Root Beer

Hires Root Beer

Unfortunately, you can’t find this classic american root beer anywhere anymore. One of the first sodas to be developed and sold at classic soda fountains, Hires was eventually purchased by the company that owns A&W and closed.

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6

Nehi Soda

Nehi Soda

Nehi Soda

Most of us remember the three main flavors of Nehi Soda—grape, peach, and orange—that pair perfectly with an after-school snack. Created in 1924, the sweet drink is still available, but mainly from the case of Amazon.

7

Cheerwine

Cheerwine

Cheerwine

Another southern classic, this one bright red wild cherry flavored soda was created during World War I and remains a popular favourite. We think this soda goes great with BBQ.

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8

Jolt Cola

Jolt Cola

Jolt Cola

Created in 1985, Jolt was the forerunner of energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster, with high levels of caffeine and sugar—with a sweet cola taste.

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9

Vernor’s Ginger Ale

Vernors

Vernors

If you had a stomach ache as a child, chances are your mum or grandma would have given you a small glass of Vernor to settle your stomach. Created in 1866, Vernon’s Ginger Ale it’s the oldest soda pop in America, and it’s still on store shelves!

10

Aspen Soda

aspen soda in glass with apple slice

aspen soda in glass with apple slice

This soda, with a “tempting apple snapshot”, was popular in the 1970sbut you won’t see it on store shelves today.

It’s safe to say the soda heyday is over, but we can still remember those old-fashioned sweet sips fondly.

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