1st carbonated soft drink
In 1767, an English scientist named Joseph Priestly in one of his experiments, found that the water easily absorbed gas, later identified as carbon dioxide, the same thing we call 'fizzz'. It is believed that the first carbonated soft drink was made in Philadelphia in 1807 by Dr. Philip Syng Physick, the father of American Surgery. Later flavor was added to make the drink more palatable. The main problem at the dawn of soda pop was finding a way to add natural juices to carbonated water without fermentation the drink.
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