Fentimans Curiosity Cola

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Fentimans Curiosity Cola
Type Cola
Manufacturer Fentimans
Country of origin United Kingdom
Flavour Cola
Related products Fentimans
A bottle of Fentimans Curiosity Cola

Fentimans Curiosity Cola is a botanically brewed carbonated cola soft drink, a product of British brewery Fentimans.[1][2] The brewing process used gives the drink an alcohol content of up to 0.5%,[citation needed] but this small amount still allows it to be sold as a soft drink. It is sold in 275ml and 750ml glass bottles.[3] It was listed as the No.1 Cola in America by the New York Times.[citation needed] In Europe and North America it is legal to sell the cola to minors.[citation needed]


Curiosity Cola is made using the following ingredients: Carbonated Water, Fermented Ginger Root Extract (water, glucose syrup, ginger root, yeast), Sugar, Flavourings, Colour: Caramel (E150d), Phosphoric Acid (E338), Caffeine[4]

Botanical brewing process[edit]

Botanical brewing is a simple process involving herbs and plant roots. Thomas Fentiman’s original recipe involved milling ginger roots before putting them into copper steam-jacketed pans and leaving them to simmer to release their flavour. Herbs, natural flavourings, sugar, brewer's yeast and spring water were then added, and the liquid was transferred into wooden vats where it was left to ferment. The liquid went on fermenting after it was bottled and corked in stone jars where it would fully mature and be ready to drink by the end of the week. The production processes have been updated through the addition of mild carbonation to replace the carbon dioxide lost during pasteurization to provide longer life. [5]

Nutrition information[edit]

100g of Curiosity Cola contains 50Kcal energy, less than 1 gram of protein, 11.4g total carbohydrate, of which 10.5g are sugars. There are 0 grams of fat, fibre, and a trace of sodium. [6]

Popular Culture[edit]

The American pop singer, Skylar Stecker, drinks a Fentimans Curiosity Cola at the 2:40 mark in her music video for the song "That's What's Up."


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