7 Reasons Dr. Pepper Is The GOAT Of Sodas

7 Reasons Dr. Pepper Is The GOAT Of Sodas

23 flavors of goodness.

Hold up. The Doctor is in—Dr. Pepper that is. The end to the Coke vs. Pepsi controversy is over because Dr. Pepper knocks their one-dimensional flavors to the curb.

1.Not technically a cola

Technically, Dr. Pepper is not a cola because it is a blend of different flavors and not solely “cola”. Even though it is a dark pop, it is different, yo.

2.Can be found where both Pepsi and Coke products are

Dr. Pepper is a company separate from Coke and Pepsi and since it’s not a cola, franchises can use Dr. Pepper alongside either cola. 23 flavors of love Dr. Pepper is made with 23 flavors ranging from Apricot to prickly ash to cherry licorice. I don’t know who decided that nutmeg and pepper belong in a drink, but nothing but love for all 23.

3. Middle ground for caffeine levels

While Pepsi has 115 mg of caffeine and cola has roughly 70 mg, Dr. Pepper has a whopping 41 mg. But, this is a good thing because it can be a good night soft drink because it has lower caffeine but not completely caffeine free

4. Has the perfect amount of sweetness

Pepsi: not sweet enough

Coke: wayyyyy too sweet

Dr. Pepper: perfect sweetness

5. Good mixer for alcohol (for those who are 21+ of course!)

It is the perfect soft drink to mix with different types of alcohol because it has so many different flavors. Dr. Pepper and Captain. Dr. Pepper and Crown. Dr. Pepper and Barton’s (to mask the nail polish remover taste of the vodka).

6. Diet is just as good as the original if not better

Personally, I love Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper because I’m a diva, but seriously diet is delish. You can @ me that diet isn’t good for you and blah blah blah, but if diet is your ish then Diet Dr. Pepper is your best option.

7. The underdog of pop

This drink may be underrated but for where it lacks in popularity, it makes up in taste and quality. Don’t question the power of a cold Dr. Pepper.

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Seven Tasty Coffee Drinks Without The Coffee Taste

I'm pretty sure my body is 90% coffee and soon, yours will be too.

Though I don’t understand it, there are a lot of people who don’t like coffee. Many people still want to have the coffee to wake them up, learn to like coffee, or want to hop on the bandwagon of enjoying a coffee treat from Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts, or Wawa (the overall best). So, here’s a list of seven drinks that include coffee, but don’t taste like it, to help you transition from a non-coffee drinker to an active one.

1. Coolattas from Dunkin Donuts

A Coolatta is basically a frozen flavored drink. Most of them contain coffee, so getting that boost of caffeine without the coffee taste is easy with this treat. It comes in caramel, vanilla bean, mocha, Oreo, and more.

2. Any kind of Mocha Coffee (or caffe mocha)

A mocha coffee tastes like subtly coffee flavored hot chocolate. One of my favorite mocha drinks around the holidays is a peppermint mocha, because it tastes like a chocolate dipped candy cane, which is perfect to get anyone (even a Jewish girl like me) into the Christmas spirit. If you like hot chocolate, a mocha is a good way to transition into drinking regular coffee.

3. Vanilla Latte

A vanilla latte is one of my personal favorites. They can come hot or iced, and though they contain a good amount of coffee, it tastes like you dipped a sugar cookie into coffee.

4. Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha

After going to Starbucks with a friend, she forced me to try this when she ordered it, and it was fabulous. She described it to me as a drink for people who don’t like rich chocolate. It’s a really creamy drink that tastes kind of like white hot chocolate.

5.Starbucks Frappuccino

Don’t even get me started on Frapps. The amount of flavors they have is amazing, and it’s basically one of the best beverages ever. My favorite is the double chocolate chip, because you get a rich chocolate flavor with crunchy chocolate chips inside. SO good. They also have caramel, vanilla, strawberry, cinnamon, green tea, and pumpkin spice and toasted graham cracker during the fall season (just to list a few).

6. Chai Latte

A chai latte tastes like tea with milk, infused with spices. It is definitely something people either love or hate, but if you like that spiced flavor, I would recommend it.

7. Caramel Macchiato

I have never tried one of these, but people LOVE them (not to mention the drink is beautiful). In simple terms, it is steamed milk topped with foam, topped with espresso to create a luscious, caramel, layered coffee drink.

So to those crazy people out there who don't enjoy a nice cup of coffee in the morning, or a mid-day iced coffee in the summer, try these drinks and soon you'll wake up craving a cup of coffee like me.

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