Henry Cochrane was from Dublin, Ireland though his headquarter may have later been in Belfast and many of the imported ginger ale bottles found in this country, bear his name and the word Belfast.
These round bottom bottles could have contained other soft drinks many by this company as well.
Not surprisingly, this is often called "case wear." Also contributing to a degree of uniformity and related to the carbonation is the fact that a large majority of soda water bottles were round in cross section - cylindrical.
A cylindrical bottle (like to the left) is inherently stronger than other shapes (except a sphere) all things being equal, e.g., similar size, glass thickness and quality (Tooley 1953; Glass Industry 1959).
Pepper, Ginger Ale, Orange Crush, A&W, and 7-Up (to name a few have) have the same expiration date. When properly stored, the shelf life of Coke past the sell by date is approximately ...
Of course, Coke lasts for a shorter period of time if it is not stored properly.
Practicing proper hygiene and food safety techniques will help prevent foodborne illness.
Although not a perfect test, your senses are usually the most reliable instruments to tell if your soda has gone bad.
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.
This is evidenced by extensive base and side wear to many examples. ) soda water bottles were the property of the soda bottler and were sometimes marked as such, i.e., THIS BOTTLE IS NEVER SOLD or similar embossing to that effect (Riley 1958; Paul & Parmalee 1973; Busch 1987).
The Hutchinson soda pictured to the below left has significant wear to the high points of the embossing from rough contact with its neighbors in bottle cases and from the bottling process.