PepsiCo recently announced that it will be releasing a new line of craft sodas called Stubborn Soda. The new line will include the following flavors: black cherry with tarragon, root beer, lemon berry acai, agave vanilla cream, orange hibiscus and pineapple cream. Stubborn Soda, following the gourmet soda trend, will be made with cane sugar.
Pepsi will add Stubborn Soda Root Beer to its beverage line which has included Mug Root Beer since 1986.
Together with the release of Stubborn Soda, Pepsi has created a new soda fountain delivery system which includes a “tap-like pouring ritual.” The new fountains will be appearing during the summer of 2015. There is mixed information regarding whether Stubborn Soda may be available in glass bottles or cans. Beveragedaily.com reports that PepsiCo has not commented “on if or when Stubborn Soda will be available in bottles or cans in retail.” However, CNN Money reports that the drinks will not be available in bottles or cans. Here’s to hopping Stubborn Soda Root Beer tastes great, and that it is released in glass bottles.