The new craze of making your own carbonated beverages at home has really taken off around the U.S. Many people have discovered a way to get the same great tasting carbonated beverages, like flavored sparkling water and different flavored sodas for a fraction of what you would spend on them at the grocery sore!
There are a few ways of carbonating your own beverages at home. The first method involves using yeast and letting your beverage naturally carbonate. This method works well, but takes weeks to carbonate. The second method involves forcing CO2 into your liquid, which is extremely easy and only takes couple minutes for your drinks to be fully carbonated and ready to drink!
- Birch Root Beer
- Cola (similar to Coca-Cola)
- Cream Soda (Similar to A&W Cream Soda)
- Ginger Ale (Similar to Canada Dry
- Lemon Lime (Similar to Sprite, 7-UP or Sierra Mist)
- Orange Soda (Similar to Sunkist)
- Passion Fruit
- Root Beer (Similar to A&W Rootbeer, or Dad’s Rootbeer)
- and more…
With all these options to choose from, you will be able to make a different soda each month of the year and not have the same soda twice!
And if you are more of a purist, you can just make yourself some sparkling water or all-natural flavored sparkling water. Just add slices of fruit, like lemons, limes, oranges, etc. to your water before carbonating. Flavored sparkling water is great for serving at dinner parties, especially around the holidays. It also makes for a very refreshing ice cold drink during those hot summer days!