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Old 27-04-2010, 18:44   #1
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Soda Club Syrup

There was a string that talked about the Co2 canisters for making soda but it did not address the syrup. Has anyone found syrup anywhere in the Caribbean? I am on my last bottle on Diet Tonic and need more!
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Old 27-04-2010, 18:45   #2
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Simple syrup is sugar and water. Just add flavors!

I think fruit juice would make a great spritzer.
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Putting sugar syrup into diet tonic? Kind of defeats the purpose doesn't it?
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We have found diet cordial, or cordial at all difficult to get in the USA and Caribbean and many countires. It was quite available in asia and 1/4 of the price of Australia.

Diet Tonic would be a difficult comodity!

And then you have your gas bottles.

One of the things about cruising is that at times we must live much more simply than we have been used to.

No diet tonic? Then drink what the health conscious locals drink!




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One of the things about cruising is that at times we must live much more simply than we have been used to.

No diet tonic? Then drink what the health conscious locals drink!




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I.e., beer. Much healthier, too.
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Old 28-04-2010, 05:41   #6
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We brought all the stuff with us, and then retired the equipment after we ran out. I don't think you'll find it anywhere down here.
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Boaters world used to carry Soda Stream. I think it would be a good market for Budget Marine!
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OK - for those of you that would like to find more syrup (I don't need ideas on what I should use for mixers) I have a partial solution.

I have been experimenting with using the Syrup that can be found on the French islands. The one that has been succsesful so far is a 7-up/Sprite kind of thing using the 'Sirop de Citron'. I use 4 oz of the syrup & 2 tsp of Splenda for one Soda Stream bottle. As a mixer it is very close in taste!
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I got one of the soda club units so I could stop carrying so many cans of soda. We use it all the time, even while not cruising. The moral is, take lots of them. A six pack of syrup weight less than a six pack of soda and lasts a LONG time.

Sorry for being non-responsive to the post. Sounds like you found a suitable substitute however.
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I just received a case of 10 bottles of tonic (NOT diet). Summer has unofficially begun!
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