70s beverage.

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  1. srvy

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    [​IMG] This was a big deal in Scout camp in Oceola Missouri. We would sneak out to a little country store on the edge of camp and get ice cold orange Nehi.
     
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    I went to Cub Scout camp somewhere down in the Ozarks one year; wonder if it was the same place. I just remember that me and a buddy skipped the rifle range to fish for trout, and regretted it after not catching anything besides sticking a hook into said buddy's life jacket.
     
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    Mom made us drink this crap...and Tab too...

     
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    ohhh the memories. PBR me - on tap at the Deer Park Hotel back in the 70's - out in the woods
    also with Piels Big Mouth Draft, National Bohemian, and cases of Bones Farms, wow - my head hurts a little
     
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    I've never heard of Hop'n Gator
     
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    I also really liked Apple Beer. Last time I remember seeing it was in 1973-74, working at a Mr M store (like a 7-11) while in college. That's also where I knew of Texas Pride beer.....the cheapest beer we ever carried. Most beers (Bud, Coors, Schlitz, etc) sold for (I think) around $1.69 or so for a six-pack. Texas Pride was $.99 for six, and we had several regular customers who always bought that. They usually came in at lunch time and bought a six-pack, then came back at 5:00 or 5:30 for another six-pack. EVERY DAY.
    The BEST soft drink ever was more in the 1950's and 60's......that was Grapette. No carbonated grape drink has ever tasted as good. ;)
    BTW.....part of the reason most soft drinks don't taste as good as we remember now (rather than back "then") is the sweetener they use today. Corn sweetener is NOTHING compared to Cane sugar. It's a FACT!!!!!
     
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    Aw don’t feel left out. People are still doing all sorts of fun things with old characters from advertising!

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    Nice try, Big Brother.
    I mean, that's frickin awesome. I love it. I don't know who two of the characters are though. Countess Chocula reminds me of Pam Grier for some reason, haha.
     
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    My Dad drank these. Thankfully, I was too young at the time.
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    But I do remember this: it was lemon-flavored Diet Pepsi.
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    Me too.:D
     
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    Bar bottles.

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    [​IMG]:eek:

    A buddy and I had a chugging contest with this stuff one Saturday night back when I was fourteen...we didn't know that there was a difference between beer and "malt liquor"

    I think I "won" the contest, but we both projectile puked all over his bedroom. The look on his Mom's face the next morning when she came in to wake us up...:eek:

    We then got up, cleaned up...and went to church with nine pound hammers beating in our heads...o_O
     
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    In the Philly area, my dad used to drink Reading beer back in the 60s and 70s. $3 for a CASE.
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    It was cheaper than Iron City. My uncle said my old man did not have any taste. After I tried some, I tended to agree. Gah.
     
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    My dad used to drink that beer back in the 70's which is why I remembered it. We had a washtub that had an old PBR sticker on the side.

    My mom used to drink these which was worse than the PBR.

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    Did the same thing in 9th grade with a bottle of Seagram's scotch I filched from the old man's liquor stash, he didn't drink anything harder than beer so he never even noticed it was gone... to this day, I can't even smell it without feeling nauseous... I do like bourbon, though.
     
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    Yeah, as a kid camping, my Dad and his buddies would be drinking Oly (with the tear off tabs they'd drop in the can). I would ask for one just to be doing what they were doing, and they'd hand me a Fresca and say "it's Fresca beer!", which satisfied my curiosity.
     
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  20. Manual Slim

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    Hmmmm I can’t imagine why.

    Two of those cereal monsters didn’t really take off.
     
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