Thursday, March 25, 2010

Nectar of the Gods

This isn't a throw-back bottle, nor is it a bottle found in the back of my grandma's cupboard. No friends, this is a Dublin Dr. Pepper. So named for the town in which it is bottled, Dublin, Texas.

Other than the name, glass bottle and fun graphic design this is a regular Dr. Pepper. Oh, wait, there is one more thing. Dublin Dr. Pepper follows the original recipe. What does that mean? Sugar. Pure cane sugar. There is no high fructose corn syrup in the glass wonderland you see before you; rather the sweet delight that is sugar.

For those of you that have never had one, let me tell you, it is life changing. Dr. Pepper is sweet, out of all of the leading brands I'd wager that it is the sweetest of all. That said, Dublin Dr. Pepper takes that sweet to a heavenly plane.

To put it into standardized test form:
Diet DP:Regular DP as Regular DP:Dublin DP

I'm obsessed with it. I had my first bottle by chance and without any knowledge of the sugar situation in Tuttle, Oklahoma. That is relevant because it illustrates how oddly distributed Dublin Dr. Pepper is. I can't get a bottle in OKC, but Tuttle (super small town) has them in spades. After some research I learned that was because of limited distribution rights.

This little guy came from Pop's in Arcadia (also a really small town), OK. Now that I have found some place relatively close by I can drink them quickly, with carefree and reckless abandon sans fear that it may be my last bottle.

I feel like the world should know about this.

1 comment:

  1. I bought Chris a crate of Dublin Dr. Pepper for Christmas. It was like $12 for the drinks, $150 for the shipping. Totally worth it.