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hey guyz, i jus boght this knew bottle of schweepetz and for som raison i cant load. its tellin me that the surver is gone down. i cant beleive that i payd $1.60 for this stuff. be aware this stuff is vary expansive.
Lemonade isn't something I tend to buy regularly unless I get it in as a mixer, so over Christmas I picked up a few. Schweppes is one of the most popular brands, and the one I tend to opt for; whilst I'm not the biggest fan of the stuff in general, it's still fairly reasonably priced, retains its fizz well and tastes good (better with the alcohol though admittedly)!
Schweppes is a very well-known brand with years of experience in the drinks industry as they've been producing lemonade at least since 1825, so I trust them to have good quality products. They do both diet and regular lemonade; I'm one for diet versions of things, in part because I don't much see the point in so much sugar and empty calories when the diet versions often taste much the same to me. However, this review is mostly for the regular version in particular as more people in the house will drink this (out of principle more than taste as they think anything 'diet' tastes yucky). You can pick up a large 2L bottle in most supermarkets and it's quite recognisable on the shelf with the brand being clearly visible on the front. If you're looking for the 'lower calorie' version though you do have to look a little closer sometimes to check it's the diet version.
The lemonade is, as we're told on the label, 'made with real lemons'. They claim that in every bottle are 'juicy zingy lemons and effervescent Schweppes bubbles', thus making it 'the Nation's Favourite lemonade'. Lemonade as a drink is fairly simple and not altogether that special, but there are differences between brands, even if they're subtle. I therefore tend to want something by a brand I trust, low in calories and at a good price, which is why I go for Schweppes more often than not.
A 2L bottle is quite good value for money compared to other branded fizzy drinks, retailing at around £1.23 (Tesco). These are often on offer, such as the current 2 for £2 deal at Tesco, and this variety can also be bought as a 6 pack of cans, though I find those to be much harder to come across. Schweppes Diet Lemonade can be found in most supermarkets and often smaller convenience stores, but I find it a little disappointing that the diet version isn't often found in pubs/clubs/restaurants, for instance, on tap is regular lemonade and the diet version of cola but rarely come across diet lemonade.
Not that the difference between regular and diet is that, however. For the diet version, they add that it's a 'sparkling low calorie lemon flavour soft drink with sweeteners', but the regular version is still pretty low cal in my opinion. Per 100ml, diet contains 1.6 calories whereas regular contains 18 calories. 'Every little helps' as Tesco says, but I don't think the difference is all that major compared to, for instance, the rather large calorie gap between regular and diet versions of Coke or Fanta. Compared to a supermarket brand, however, I would probably opt for Schweppes. I've bought Tesco Sparkling Diet Lemonade in the past and thought it was pretty good for around 60p, but then I've often felt a little ill afterwards and noticed a bit of a strange aftertaste.
The lemonade is fizzy and has a distinctly 'lemonade' taste to it thanks to the zingy lemons. I find it retains its fizziness once opened quite well, perhaps not going flat quite as quickly as other fizzy drinks like Coke. I don't notice much in the way of any aftertaste or nastiness with this; it tastes sweet and quite lemon fruity in a way that's refreshing and thirst-quenching, and as I've said, it makes a great mixer. The taste difference between diet and regular? Again, very little for me, though I would say perhaps, at a push, regular is that little bit sweeter with less of a tart taste left in your mouth.
I would recommend this if you like lemonade and / or want a reasonably priced mixer. The difference between diet and regular is negligible but regular is fizzy and refreshing, quite sweet, retains the bubbles well, and has a distinctly fruity lemon flavour.
2L sells for around £1.23 (Tesco)
My drink of choice is always diet coke but its sometimes nice to have a break from the norm and when I do my second choice is often lemonade. The brand I find is the beat tasting is Schweppes which is probably the most well known brand coincidentally. I've tried numerous store brand varieties and they often taste ok but not quite as refreshing as a Schweppes lemonade.
Schweppes lemonade comes in a clear bottle with a blue, yellow and white label. The brand is very recognisable and the label tells you that the drink is made from real lemons and features the date 1783. It comes in a variety of sizes from cans of 330ml to 2litre bottles. I tend to buy bottles as I am not the only person in my household to drink this drink and I find that the fizz remains so long as you tighten the lid properly, which is something other brands like Coca Cola don't tend to do.
As soon as you pour the liquid there is an infusion of bubbles which rises right to the top of the glass. The drink remains fizzy even throughout drinking which makes it very refreshing. The taste is very enjoyable and has a nice balance between lemon and fizziness without being too overpowering in either (I find some other lemonades are too lemony and sweet or not at all whereas this brand is not). Compared with other similar brands such as 7Up or Sprite I think it supersedes them although I do have some friends who tend to disagree with this opinion.
One definite positive of the drink is that it goes really well with spirits and the fizziness isn't too overpowering. I tend to pair 1 litre lemonade with about 1/4 litre Pimms and lots of chopped up fruit and I think this makes a lovely summer time drink. This is enough for at least 6 people I find and so is great if you're having a get together or barbeque.
Overall I think this is a very refreshing lemonade drink and think it is the best tasting of other lemonade brands I have tasted. It is tasty and not too sweet which is perfect for my individual tastes. The fizziness lasts around 3 days and even on its last day it tastes almost as good as a newly opened bottle and the fizziness goes down really well. I would recommend this product and it can be found in pretty much all supermarkets usually for quite a bit less than other fizzy drinks at around £1.50 for a 2 litre bottle.
Schweppes is probably most well known for its lemonade, and also it's difficult to spell as I had to triple check it!
So who are Schweppes?
Some quick research led me to finding out that Schweppes is a Coca-Cola brand. This is something I find extremely interesting as I believe it would sell better if more people knew that it was a Coca-Cola brand. However Coca-Cola has made a considerable stance in the mixer market by putting creating the Schweppes brand exclusively for this purpose.
Schweppes Lemonade would never be in my list of potential drinks to buy if I was looking for a drink, but usually comes back to the house in with a weekly shop, as someone else does the majority of household shopping. This is usually in the 2L bottle, which is what my review will be based on.
What is it?
Schweppes lemonade is a carbonated soft drink which gets its flavour from the addition of real lemon juice.
As stated, the flavour comes from real lemon juice. I personally do not enjoy the taste of lemons as a fruit, which is what really puts me off this drink. However, I find it tolerable if I had to drink it I just wouldn't particularly enjoy it.
Schweppes is clearly labelled across the front stating that it is lemonade; there is also a picture of a slice of lemonade. The label splits the colours of silver at the top and blue on the bottom. The list of ingredients is also shown on the label. The see through bottle allows you to see the clear liquid inside. I am only extremely familiar with the 2L bottle packaging as it is what regularly comes into the house hold.
The Coca-Cola website allows you to choose various amounts on the lemonade drink and will provide you with nutritional values per serving.
A 250ml serving is listed as having 46kcal calories, 10.5g of sugar, 0 fat and saturates and 0.01g of salt.
When compared to GDA this equates to 2% calories, 12% sugars and 2% salt.
Therefore, the drink seems rather healthy and low in calories. The only high value is the sugar content, which is to be expected in a carbonated drink.
I have only seen this in small can versions and 2L bottles. To this reviewers knowledge it isn't sold in individual 500ml bottles for personal consumption.
As noted previously Schweppes is aimed at the market of mixers. This beverage is traditionally used as an addition to alcoholic drinks suck as whiskeys and spirits. However, not being the alcohol type I have some more appropriate uses. I like to mix this with diluting juice, as this will mask the flavour of the lemonade and makes it drinkable. This transforms what would have been a still drink, from the addition of water, into a fizzy drink. This provides a nice change if I'm in the mood for a fizzy drink and these are the only available options.
Overall I would never drink this on its own, but it is useful for other things and is most certainly aimed at the mixers market.
When out at a bar or pub, one of the alcoholic tipples I really like is a good glass of vodka and lemonade or a nice southern comfort and lemonade. I am not usually fussed about brands of lemonade as long as it's not too fizzy and in terms of paying for a more premium brand Schweppes is one of my favourite!
Schweppes Lemonade is a carbonated lemon flavour beverage that is refreshing and packed full of zesty flavour! It has a lovely yet strong sweet Lemon taste. However the lemon taste is the perfect balance as it is subtle enough to drink this as a mixer so complimenting any alcohol it goes with but it is still sweet enough to be drank alone and still flavoursome.
As a carbonated drink some fizzy drinks taste overly gassy but Schweppes has a perfect balance so that it has a nice bubbly kick to it, but not so much I'm burping after drinking it 24/7 as I end up doing with other cheaper brands of fizzy drinks!
As well as mixing this drink with Spirits I sometimes like mixing this drink with diluted ribena, tropical juice, a hint of lime topped with crushed ice! I always like experimenting making my own random drinks, so I find it can all be mixed with anything! A 2 litre bottle can be more expensive than other cheap value lemonades but I usually try to grab it on offer for 2 for £2 etc but as a general price it can range from £1-£1.50 a bottle. I'd definitely recommend it for those wanting some lemonade with a lot of flavour and zest!
I don't often drink Schweppes Lemonade, as it is so expensive compared to the other fizzy drinks you can get, and I buy this only when I find it on offer at the supermarket. This can be found in cans or the large plastic bottles - I have only ever bought the larger bottles as they are much more cost effective. I think the last time I bought a bottle of this (which was about nine says ago) I paid £2 for two bottles as it was on some sort of discounted offer. I bought the full sugar variety though and not the one for slimming ladies!!
I love Schweppes Lemonade for two main reasons - the taste and the fizz. This variety has, in my opinion, the BEST amount of great fizzy bubbles in it. It is simply loaded with bubbles and what is more, compared to other fizzy drinks I have tasted, this one has the ability to RETAIN its fizz for simply ages and ages after it has been opened. Even if my dear other half doesn't manage to put the top on properly (as she is a woman, after all) I can go back and find that it hasn't ruined my fizzy drink in the slightest.
The drink is sweet, but not too sweet. It tastes of lemons. I know lemonade SHOULD taste of lemons, but it doesn't always. With Schweppes it always has a great fresh lemon taste and it never tastes artificial. It has a certain tang and a certain bite to it, which is unmistakably Schweppes and you just cannot beat it (or fault it).
For anyone who might be interested in the full list of ingredients, here they are:
Carbonated Water, Sugar, Lemon Juice from Concentrate (2%), Citric Acid, Flavourings, Acidity Regulator (E331), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Sodium Saccharin), Preservative (E202), Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Contains a source of Phenylalanine.
This drink is best served very well chilled and is fantastically refreshing and thirst quenching when served on a hot summer's day with lots of ice and a slice of lemon on the top. My dear other half likes to use hers as a mixer for the vast array of alcoholic drinks she seems to consume and I have to try to get in there first before she quaffs it all.
Overall, I think this is the best lemonade you can buy. It's more pricey but the taste is second to none and you cannot beat it.
Schweppes Lemonade is my favourite Lemonade and I like to stock up with it when ever it is on offer. The regular price is around £1.25 for a 2 litre bottle and can often be found on offer at 2 bottles for £2.00 saving me 50 pence.
Schweppes have been making lemonade since 1835 so it is safe to say they know how to make a good drink. Schweppes is part of the Coca-Cola brand.
The lemonade comes in a large clear plastic bottle with a yellow screw top lid. The label is large covering most of the bottle, the label tells us that the packaging is recyclable, which is great as the council now collects plastics as part of its recycling scheme. Each bottle contains 8 x 250ml servings, each serving gives you 46kcal, 10.5g of sugar, zero fat and zero saturates and 0.1g of salt. Schweppes Lemonade has been voted as the nations best selling Lemonade and it must also be the Queens favourite Lemonade as it has by appointment to Her Majesty the Queen coat of arms on it.
Lemonade is best served ice cold. I like to chuck a few ice cubes in a glass and then pour the Lemonade over it. When you first open the bottle there is a lovely sound and the lovely lemony sweet smell is released, the Lemonade is perfectly clear and full of bubbles, when poured into a glass the Lemonade fizzes up a little bit and little bubbles rise up the glass and pop on the surface of the Lemonade. It looks very appealing. The Lemonade keeps its fizz well when poured into a glass; some fizzy drinks seem to go flat once released from the bottle.
The Lemonade has a lovely sweet Lemon taste; the taste is sweet but not artificial. The amount of bubbles in the liquid is just right, the bubbles feel right in my mouth, they are the sort of bubbles that help make the drink more refreshing as appose to some cheaper drinks where the bubbles seem small and sharp in my mouth. A nice chilled glass of this Lemonade is very refreshing and does not leave me feeling gassy.
I like to use this Lemonade as a mixer; I will some times pour half a glass of fresh orange juice and then top it up with Schweppes Lemonade, this makes a very refreshing drink. This Lemonade makes a brilliant shandy as the lemon carries through the lager or bitter nicely and the sweetness lifts the drink and makes it very refreshing. Schweppes Lemonade also mixes extremely well with shorts, some of my favourite shorts to mix with this are Archers Peach Schnapps, Russian Standard Vodka, Smirnoff Vodka (Pretty much any Vodka) and Southern Comfort.
I think Lemonade is a classic summer drink and is usually a part of any picnic I pack. If you have never tried this brand I think it is worth giving it a go as it does taste different to R Whites or shops own brands.
Thank you for reading.
I love this lemonade. It's the best lemonade on the market in my opinion!
I love this lemonade as it tastes of GENUINE lemons and it doesn't taste artificial at all. The lemonade is rather fizzy so be careful when opening it. Luckily it lasts ages due to the fact that it is so fizzy. The lemonade tastes much better when it has been chilled so I suggest chilling it for an hour or so before consuming. Chilling the lemonade first gives it more of a bite.
You can drink the lemonade as it is (on it's own) or you can add ice and/ or a few slices of fresh lemon. I sometimes add these ingredients to it (lime works well with it too) but the lemonade tastes fine by itself as it's already tangy and refreshing. The lemonade doesn't leave me feeling bloated, even if I consume a lot of it. I also drink it with food as it helps to wash my food down. The lemonade is fizzy but luckily it's not too gassy so it doesn't leave me feeling "windy" afterwards, which is a bonus!
The lemonade is really refreshing and it leaves a pleasant citrusy aftertaste in my mouth after drinking. It can damage the teeth if drunk regularly so I often drink mine with a straw.
I would recommend this lemonade. It's great value and it lasts for days after first being opened.
The BEST lemonade!
The Rolls Royce of Lemonade just has to be Schweppes Lemonade. I buy the two litre bottles for around £1 at my local supermarket. They are also available in 500ml bottles for a similar price surprisingly, and also in 6pack cans for £2. There are many variations of packaging and Schweppes Lemonade is also available in a Slimline(diet) version. I think in terms of pricepoint it is competitive against the other major fizzy drinks brands.
Schweppes really are the big name when it comes to lemonade. The flavour really is a lot more noticeable and enjoyable than supermarket home brands, for example. The packaging is very clear and distinct and is a well-known brand so it can be spotted a mile off on the supermarket shelf. Upon opening the bottle I find the drink to be very fizzy indeed, and this becomes even more apparent when pouring it into a glass. It sounds odd, but it seems that compared to other brands of lemonade that this one carries more fizz.
Schweppes Lemonade tastes great on its own or as a mixer for spirits. I love to drink this lemonade on its own as it tastes very much of freshly squeezed lemons. The citrus kick is certainly there and this is the only lemonade I have drank that actually tastes of lemons! I keep the opened bottle in the fridge to maintain its fizz and freshness and each time I drink it I enjoy the fizz and depth of flavour. other brands of lemonade will go flat after a day or two, but this one will stay fresh for many days. Although it does taste of freshly squeezed lemons there are still a lot of ingredients you may/may not be familiar with;
Carbonated Water, Sugar, Lemon Juice from Concentrate (2%), Citric Acid, Flavourings, Acidity Regulator (E331), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Sodium Saccharin), Preservative (E202), Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Contains a source of Phenylalanine.
In comparison to other lemonade brands I think that Schweppes have got this one right on every level. Every element of the drinking experience is just right and Schweppes Lemonade ticks all the right boxes for me.
I buy lemonade, both for drinking by itself or as a mixer, and 9 times out of 10, then I'm buying lemonade, I tend to opt for Schweppes - simply because I think its one of the best. A 2 litre bottle of Schweppes Lemonade costs £1.05 from Tesco - or alternatively you can get two 2 litre bottles for £1.50 (this is a saving of 15p per litre of the lemonade). I think that either the £1.05 or the £1.50 (for double the amount) is a really good price to pay. Although their are cheaper versions out there, Schweppes Lemonade is a traditional and established brand - and basically is of a far higher quality than these cheaper budget brands.
The lemonade comes in a recyclable plastic bottle with a screw top lid. There is nothing about the packaging which jumps out at me on the supermarket shelf.....it's just a basic pop bottle with the usual type of labeling.
The lemonade itself is refreshing and light - and has all of the hallmarks of a good lemonade. The lemonade is very fizzy, and importantly, it will stay fizzy in the bottle for some time after the bottle has been opened. Many other lemonades I have found go flat within about 12 hours of opening the bottle, whereas Schweppes Lemonade tends to stay fizzy for about 4 days, as long as the lid is screwed on tightly. The taste of the lemonade is noticeably lemony - but it is not very strong in this flavour and it is more like a hint of it which gives the lemonade a tang which makes it taste fresh and alive. Although it's sweet, it doesn't have that overpowering sweetness which leaves an unpleasant taste in your mouth - and it also doesn't leave my mouth feeling like it is coated in stickiness.
This has enough taste and body to be able to be drunk as a stand alone lemonade drink. However, it can also be used as a mixer for a longer refreshing alcohol drink. For example, I love mixing one shot of Archers, half a glass of mango juice, and then topping this up with Schweppes Lemonade. It's deliciously fruity and sparkling - and I really can recommend it.
I would recommend this as I think its a high quality brand of lemonade. Yes, its more expensive - but it's just simply so much better than most.
I generally buy lemonade to mix with fresh orange juice. Usually it is the supermarket value brand but recently I have found that I tend to waste a lot of the lemonade as it goes flat and really tastes bad. For this reason I decided to splash out and get this lemonade. It is more expensive than the own brands but in the grand scheme of things, it really isn't that expensive. At about 75p for 2lt, it isn't that much. Especially when you look at coke and the like which can be up to £1.70 for 2lt.
So taste wise what is this like? It will never be a naturally tasting as some of the lemonade especially the ones claiming to be made from fresh juice etc. And it does taste slightly artificial but that is generally what lemonade is like though! It never claims to be naturally lemon flavour!
However it is very refreshing and has a lemon flavour!
Mixing this with fresh orange juice is good too, it mixes well and tastes great! It also keeps it fizziness for a long time and last so much longer than the cheaper brands. For this reason it has replaced the cheaper brands as ultimately it works out cheaper due to not throwing anything away!
It does have sugar and as wiu any carbonated drink is going to rot teeth is drunk all the time. However for a treat this us a great drink to buy.
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Schweppes is the brand best for mixers, this lemonade being no exception. Schweppes lemonade is a sweet lemonade (not like traditional lemonade) and certainly tastes great. It is crisp, very refreshing and leaves no unwanted after taste in your mouth.
Value for Money?
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Schweppes in general can be a little pricy but can be found in some amazing offers in both super markets and even corner shops (a rarety). When it's down to £1 per 2 litre bottle then it's definately worth getting a few in.
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Schweppes lemonade is widely avalible and can be found pretty much anywhere from super markets and corner shops to resturants, canteens and on the high street in pound stores and meal deals. Schweppes lemonade comes in the usual 2 litre bottles, 500ml bottles and cans.
When it comes to lemonade it pays to do it right, and Schweppes have certainly done that.
The packaging is colourful and informative, bright yellows adorn the label and a slice of lemon to give the illusion of nature (after all, it's unlikely that an actual lemon has been anywhere near this bottle).
The taste is very nice indeed, it is sweet without being overpowering and it has an almost dry quality that makes for an interesting and refreshing drink. There's no hint of sourness either which will be a matter of personal taste but for me is great.
It is very fizzy and keeps its fizz for a long time. It works out quite cheap as well depending on where you buy it, at Iceland you can pick up 6 litres for £2 which makes it only a little more expensive per litre than Sainsbury's own brand (which is a poor lemonade).
I would definitely recommend it for it's sweet and dry taste, pleasaning amount of bubbles and its relatively low cost (when bought in bulk).
A nice refreshing lemonade. I'm going to keep this review short as there really is not that much to say about lemonade so just the basic information and taste of it will do in my opinion.
There are various lemonades on the market today but one of my favourites is Schweppes. Apparently it is also the Nation's Favourite Lemonade Brand and is recommended by the makers of Pimms. Schweppes have been making their lemonade since 1835, quite a long time and in my opinion they have definitely perfected their lemonade making skills. According to the bottle they put the juice of a whole lemon and then add Schweppes' effervescence for an uplifting zing! I definitely agree that this lemonade is very lemony, more so than say a Sprite or 7Up lemonade. This has quite a fruity lemon flavour and you can really tell that there are real fresh lemons in this drink.
This lemonade is perfect to drink on its own or it also works really well as a mixer. I initially first starting drinking this lemonade at my mother in laws house as she always has it with half a glass of wine and now this has become one of my favourite drinks too if I don't want to drink too much wine.
The liquid is clear and very bubbly and very crisp and refreshing. Apparently the lemonade does contain sugar and sweeteners and per 100g there are 18 calories which I don't think is too bad for a fizzy drink. You can buy this lemonade in cans and also in big 2 litre bottles as well which are perfect for the fridge.
I don't drink fizzy juice too often, I try and keep it to a minimum. However, that doesn't mean that I don't enjoy it whenever we do have it. I don't really have a favourite fizzy drink but I do have my favourites within certain categories and in my opinion Schweppes lemonade is by far the nicest lemonade available.
I have drank and enjoyed both the diet and full sugar version and each although taste slightly different are nice drinks. This lemonade doesn't taste strongly of lemons but it does taste of a natural flavour rather than an artificial taste, which cheaper lemonades often have. I have found that there is quite a few ways to enjoy this lemonade and it does make for an excellent mixer. My hubby loves this mixed with orange juice, oranges and lemons are a combination that goes great anyway, but with this lemonade you get the flavour and added fizz, it's really very nice.
When we were in Tenerife a few years ago for a nice holiday I asked for a white wine spritzer to have with my lunch, they didn't have any sparkling water, soda water or tonic available so added lemonade to my wine. Since then I regularly like to add Schweppes lemonade to my white wine along with a good helping of ice, a perfect summer drink. The added sweetness combined for the wine makes a really refreshing and enjoyable summer or any time of year beverage, it really makes a much more interesting wine spritzer than just sparkling water.
In the past I have tried other cheaper versions of lemonade and although they usually make good mixers with alcohol they don't really taste the nicest when just drank alone. This Schweppes lemonade does taste nice just as it is.
This is available to buy in the majority of supermarkets or smaller local stores, it usually costs around £1.10 for the large two litre bottle size. This does make it one of the more expensive lemonades available to buy, but since I don't drink it that often I don't mind paying a little more for something that I really enjoy. The packaging for this is typical of most fizzy juice and the label is clear and well designed, overall it looks as good as most of the other brand named fizzy drinks. It is a shame that they don't offer this is the smaller more portable bottles sizes, or if they do I haven't noticed them.
This Schweppes lemonade gets a full five out of five stars from me, in my opinion this is by far the best lemonade available. I would completely recommend trying this if you enjoy lemonade, it is a very nice, refreshing and enjoyable drink. One thing I would say thou is that personally I prefer this when it has been chilled.