"I'm a Pepper, He's a Pepper, We're a Pepper.", "Be a Pepper.", "Wouldn't you like to Be a Pepper too?"

Researching notes on our newest fragrance: Dr Pepper, the history we uncovered is amazing. 

In 1885, one year before the invention of Coca-Cola, a young pharmacist named Charles Alderton began experimenting by mixing different fruit flavors together at The Old Corner Drug Store on Fourth Street and Austin Avenue in Waco,Texas. The resulting concoction would become the formula for Dr Pepper.

What are the 23 flavors?
The 23 flavors are cola, cherry, licorice, amaretto (almond, vanilla, blackberry, apricot, blackberry, caramel, pepper, anise, sarsaparilla, ginger, molasses, lemon, plum, orange, nutmeg, cardamon, all spice, coriander juniper, birch and prickly ash.

Mr. Alderton successfully recreated the smell of his pharmacy which ended up becoming the smell of Dr Pepper. People say there are still places you can buy the original Dr Pepper made with real cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup but supposedly it does not taste as good as people have reported. They say it tastes really strange and does not taste like the Dr Pepper we all know and love today. Have you tried it? Where (comment blow). We're on a mission to try the good stuff.  

Not only can Dr Pepper be served cold but it can also be served hot. Serving Dr Pepper warm was created as a winter time drink. To make this drink you will need: Dr. Pepper, a lemon, a mug and a saucepan. First you pour the soda into the saucepan and heat it to 180 degrees. Once the soda is heated up you pour it into a mug that has a slice of them lemon in it to give it flavor.

Dr Pepper is the only known soda pop that can be served hot and cold. Both renditions of Dr Pepper are known and love worldwide by fans. Currently Dr Pepper is the most popular soda pop out on the market.

Advertising Slogans
1889–1914: "King of Beverages."
1920s–1940s: "Drink a Bite to Eat at 10, 2, and 4 o'clock
1930s–1940s: "Good For Life."
1939: "When You Drink a Dr. Pepper You Drink a Bite to Eat."
1945: "Dr. Pepper has 23 flavors"
1950s: "The Friendly Pepper Upper."
1960s: "America's Most Misunderstood Soft Drink."
1970s-77: "The Most Original Soft Drink Ever."
1977–1983: "I'm a Pepper, He's a Pepper, We're a Pepper.", "Be a Pepper.", "Wouldn't you like to Be a Pepper too?"
1980s–Present "Dr Pepper, what's the worst that could happen?", used in the UK, playing on the fact that many UK consumers don't know what the drink tastes like and are wary of trying it
1983: "It Tastes and It Looks." (Sugar Free Dr Pepper)
1983: "Dr Pepper Has Made a Pepper Out of me."
1983: "It Tastes and It Looks." (Sugar Free Dr Pepper)
c. 1984 "Out of the Ordinary. Like You
c. 1984 "The Taste for Out of the Ordinary Bodies." (Diet Dr Pepper)
1984–1997: "Hold Out For the Out of the Ordinary
1991: "Just what the Doctor ordered."
c. 1997: "It's Dr Pepper Flavour, Silly!" Australia
1997: "Now's the Time. This is the Place. Dr Pepper Is The Taste."
c. 1997: "Expect the Unexpected!" Australia
2000: "Dr Pepper, It Makes the World Taste Better."
2000–Present: "Just What The Dr Ordered."
2001 "Dr Pepper, so misunderstood"
2002-2004 “Be You”
2002–Present: "Solves All Your Problems." (used in Europe)
2003 "Dr Pepper, to try it is to love it" (used in the UK)
2005: "One Taste & You Get It."
2006: "Authentic blend of 23 flavors." 
2010: "Nothing Else Will Do." 
2015: "You Deserve This." USA, Canada
2018: "One-Of-A-Kind Taste."
2020-present: "You Deserve a Treat." 

Mix + Match
We were simply overwhelmed with the launch of our Dr Pepper perfume. We received so many requests for Dr Pepper Cherry, we made it happen. If you'd like to try a different Dr Pepper concoction, feel free to mix and match Dr Pepper with any of our scents from the Soda Pop collection. 

So if the original is on your favorites list, you're bound to love the sequels. But can you love all Dr Pepper flavors equally? Dr Pepper + Cream Soda, anyone. So good. Which is your favorite blend? 

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