HEB Pumpkin Creme

HEB Pumpkin Creme

‘Tis the season to drink pumpkin… fa la la la la, la la la laaaaa.  Now that I’ve rendered you all “festive” with my song you’re ready to read this HEB Pumpkin Creme soda review.  I’m not really big into liquid pumpkin to be honest with you.  You won’t find me at the local coffee joint sipping on Pum-Spi Lattes or whatever the shorthand is.  You will find me downing multiple handfuls of pumpkin seeds though.  Good gracious those are delicious and far superior to sunflower seeds.  So I don’t dislike pumpkin products, I just normally prefer not to drink them.  That is, until the day Jeff Boo-itsky (get it, it’s a spooky pun on an already established character within the Soda Jerks lore), gave me a can of HEB Pumpkin Creme.

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Private Selection - Bourbon Barrel Cola

Private Selection - Bourbon Barrel Cola

It’s been awhile since I’ve reviewed a cola, so when I ventured out into the wilds and found myself in a Kroger I was hopeful.  On the far end of the soda aisle, where the “fancy” sodas live, I saw a grouping of Private Selection brand beverages.  Private Selection is a Kroger brand, but they do a good job keeping their name off the bottle and go with a simple, elegant design.  Fortunately for me one of the Private Selection sodas is a cola, specifically Bourbon Barrel Cola.

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Lester’s Fixins Ranch Dressing Soda

Lester’s Fixins Ranch Dressing Soda

I’m not going to hem and haw all that much here.  I’m about to drink a Ranch Dressing Soda by Lester’s Fixins.  With a surprisingly short ingredient list of Carbonated Water, Sugar, Sodium Benzoate, gum acacia, natural flavor, and ester gum, I’m a little impressed/concerned.  Let’s just get to it.

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