An Awkwardly Named Soda

So the other day when I was grocery shopping in Ohio, I encountered an awkwardly named soda.


It’s called “Ale 8 1.” It’s supposed to be a play on “A late one”, but where I come from, our accents don’t make “Ale 8 1” sound like “ a late one.” But I digress, the soda is yummy.

It’s a bit sweeter than Canada Dry, and the glass bottle seems to make the whole experience better too. Overall it’s a fetching ginger ale.

Apparently it’s made in Kentucky and only available there and the surrounding states. (Like Ohio.) I’m about to drink my last bottle. Maybe I’ll buy more again someday. 

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