The oldest soda pop in America belongs to Vernor’s

Vernon's

Created in 1866, Vernon’s Ginger Ale is the oldest soda pop in America. Vernor’s is located in Michigan and was created by James Vernor.

The unique flavor was actually created on accident by leaving the soda pop encased in wood while he went off to war.

Vernor’s boasts the oldest soda in America, but not the world. That belongs to Schweppe’s, who created a carbonated mineral water in 1783.

Other old sodas include Hires Root Beer (1876), Moxie 1876, Dr. Pepper (1885) Coca-Cola (1886) and Pepsi (1893.

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