Victorians Drank Soda Out Of Monstrous Gilded Machines | Atlas Obscura

On a hot day, a cold soda can feel downright luxurious. Pop the tab, tip your head back, and the sweet liquid transports you somewhere a little cooler; a little slower.

The presentation, though, leaves something to be desired. Sure, an aluminum can works fine, but think about it—wouldn’t that ginger ale have tasted just a little better if it had come fizzing out of a bright copper spigot? Perhaps one connected to a…

Source: Victorians Drank Soda Out Of Monstrous Gilded Machines | Atlas Obscura

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3 thoughts on “Victorians Drank Soda Out Of Monstrous Gilded Machines | Atlas Obscura

  1. They truly were wonderfully impressive machines. I was reminded of the ‘Sarsaparilla Man’. He had a stall in East Street Market in South London. His machine was chrome, but we thought it was very fancy!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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