Dating old coke bottles

23 Aug

Although the Soft Drinks shelf life information on Eat By Date is generally reliable, please remember that individual cases will vary and that our advice should only be taken as an opinion and not a replacement for your health care professional.

Then, water and the syrup are pre-chilled before going into the fountain dispenser with the ratio of syrup set to allow for ice to melt. It's supposed to allow more carbonation in each sip.

*What you need to be careful of is Diet Sodas because of the artificial sweeteners.

Artificial sweeteners in diet sodas begin to chemically break down over time and the diet soda will actually taste worse the further away you get from the eat by date (plus being flat).

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You can help Coke keep fresh longer by storing it in a cool dark place with a constant temperature.

But remember that if Coke and Pepsi, like a lot of other soft drinks, usually have a best by date and not an expiration date.

Because of this distinction, you may safely use Coke to compliment your favorite meal for months after the best before date has lapsed.

Coke can last for 6-9 months after the date printed on the container if stored properly and unopened. Well, it for sure becomes flat and nasty tasting after the time periods mentioned in our table.

The shelf life of Coke (Coca Cola) depends on a variety of factors, such as the sell by date and how the Coke was stored.