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  1. #1
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    Jun 2001
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    Grand Prairie, TX
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    I decided to pop into a nearby 'everything's a dollar' type store, just to see what kind of sodas they had, if any. Lots of flavors of Stars and Stripes, not too unusual. I've been seeing Stars and Stripes everywhere lately. They're becoming the new 'Shasta' around here. There were some cases of diet Stinger energy drinks, blah blah blah....... but behind it, I saw something ....... bizarre. Several 12-packs of Ale-8-1! In Texas! How did "Kentucky's Soft Drink" get all the way out here in the Lone Star state? Only $1.50, too! Terrible packaging, though. The yellow cases with the white and red logo aren't too appealing to look at. And they expire on July 26th. But who cares, i'm just happy to have found something so unusual.

  2. #2
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    Jul 2002
    Location
    Delaware
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    That is odd. Maybe they bought the contents of a defunct store, or CCE or one of the other Ale-8-1 distributors dumped a bunch of short-coded stuff?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Location
    Grand Prairie, TX
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    The bottler code on the bottom of the cans is CBC.

    Looking at the ingredients list, i'm wondering why glycerine is higher up the list than flavorings.

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