Does anyone else dilute their coke with water?

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  1. tanplastic

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    Anybody adding water to my sofa is banned from the house.
     
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    I’m with you. If I live to be a hundred years old I’ll never understand the need to dump sweeteners in tea. Hot or cold.
     
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    No....

    ...but a pack of salted peanuts in that coke? Yes, sir!
     
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    I don't drink fizzy drinks anymore, only drink diluted squash.
     
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    Here in the UK a "shandy" is half soda/half beer, usually something the equivalent of Mountain Dew (we call it lemonade) and an amber bitter. If we get a new barman, we initiate them by asking for a Guiness Shandy- if the beer is a draught version you can't get it in the same glass as the soda as it keeps foaming up like the magic porridge pot!
     
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    Unsweetened iced tea is my usual drink of choice...

    I’ll occasionally put some cranberry or tart cherry juice in it, for a change of pace...maybe a slice of lime.

    I don’t drink very many sodas—an occasional Dr Pepper or an orange Jarrito would be the go-to choices...I also like Topo Chico mineral water.
     
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    On the rare occasions that I drink a cola-type drink, then yes, I always water it down with tap water. It is not just the flavour I want to dilute, I've never been to fond of overly fizzy drinks, be it champagne, beer or soda.

    I like my whiskey with a touch of still water added, and tend to add about as much cold water to my black coffee instead of the milk that some people add.

    I drink my weizenbier straight.
     
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    I avoid anything carbonated like the plague.
     
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    To be fair, he did mention it was his bass player. :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    I don't drink Coke unless I dilute it with rum, about six parts coke to one part rum.

    When my kids were very young, they loved to drink lemonade, but wary of it's sugar content I was not so keen. I found that I could dilute it with about four parts water before they could recognise that something was different. It still tasted very sweet and fizzy.
     
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    I have never heard of anybody purposely adding water to dilute a coke. It does not sound good.
     
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    It’s a hot day /AZ tradition called ICE! Plenty of ice when it’s 112 out and you’ve swing into the Circle K (another AZ tradition) for a 99-cent ThirstBuster. Ice. Ice ice baby!!!
     
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    I don’t like the loss of carbonation or the perceived level of watering down that occurs if you don’t chill Coke or other carbonated drinks thoroughly before pouring over ice, and I don’t like pouring so fast and vigorously that it sloshes and thus causes premature loss of carbonation. I tilt the glass slightly and pour so goes down the side of the glass smoothly and minimizes the loss of carbonation, and I don’t mind the little bit of watering down that happens as the ice melts. I pour beer the same way, I don’t need a head on that. No ice in beer or wine!

    I also mix 1 or 2 per cent chocolate milk (or a small amount of Hershey’s chocolate syrup, if there’s no chocolate milk in the fridge) with 2 percent plain milk, adding ice afterwards to keep it chilled. Chocolate ice cream I like best combined with butter pecan flavor, a little more butter pecan than chocolate. I find chocolate milk and ice cream generally stronger chocolate flavored than I prefer.

    I like adding ice to all my already chilled drinks, and don’t mind the minor dilution. No plain water added though.
     
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    I freely admit to being a Coke (and Pepsi) addict!
    I dilute them both with ice.
    I prefer lots of ice.
    I've loved colas since I was a toddler.
     
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    He11 no, I don't even dilute liquor with water.
     
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