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Is Dr Pepper the Soft Drink of Texas?

2 years ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
The state bird of Texas is the mockingbird. The state tree, pecan. Some would say that Lone Star Beer is the state brew of Texas, if you can stomach it. And now, Dr. Pepper wants to be your state soft drink. The company, which is now Keurig Dr Pepper, is...

Putting Dr Pepper on the Map

13 years ago by Katharine Shilcutt
Over the past few months, local TV personality and blogger Mike McGuff has been steadfastly and patiently compiling a list of all the locations around the greater Houston area where one can procure his favorite -- and my favorite -- chilled beverage of choice, a Dr Pepper Icee. Dr Pepper Icees manage...

Bootlegging Dr Pepper

13 years ago by Robb Walsh
Ask any Dublin Dr Pepper bootlegger what the fuss is all about. They'll tell you that the top-shelf, premier cru of Texas soda pop is selling for eight bucks a six-pack in some stores — when you can find it. Back in the 1970s, when soft drink bottlers across the...

Slideshow: Dr Pepper Mania

13 years ago by Houston Press
Robb's story on soda bootleggers got you craving more DP action? Give these photos a try. There's a monkey in there. We promise. - KP...

Recipe: Dr Pepper Peanut Brittle

10 years ago by Joanna O'Leary
I sublet my apartment this summer, and when I returned, there were four cans of Dr Pepper in my fridge. I can probably count on one hand the sodas I really do not care for, and sadly (non-Dublin) Dr Pepper is among them. Dumping all four cans down the drain...

Texas Traveler: Dr Pepper Texas

12 years ago by Robb Walsh
This is the week that the "Dublin" signs on the highway are changed to read Dr Pepper, Texas. The 118th Dublin Dr Pepper Birthday Festival climaxes this weekend with an exciting schedule of events, including live music by Layne Golden and the 10-2-4 Band. There is a charity run and...

Dr Pepper Sues Itself, Sort Of

10 years ago by Katharine Shilcutt
In the long history of entities suing themselves -- Wells Fargo in 2009, the government of Thailand in 2006 -- none have been as disheartening to Texans as the latest news that Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS), the parent company that owns beverage brands such as Dr Pepper and Snapple, among...

Texas Traveler: Dr Pepper Museum

12 years ago by Katharine Shilcutt
Waco isn't the first place that comes to mind when people think "road trip." Instead, visions of an ultraconservative town that was once the site of an epic, fiery battle between a cult and the United States government spring to mind. Fortunately for Waco, the town actually has much more to...

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