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Old 11-23-2013, 08:12 PM   #1
Nov 2013
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Im looking to make a diet soda. Are there any suggestions or tips?
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Old 11-24-2013, 03:42 AM   #2
Feb 2009
Portland, OR
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I use stevia (Target has a generic version(Market pantry)), and for us, it takes 2 cartons (9.8 oz each) of the stevia to sweeten a 5 gallon keg of root beer for our kids. I force carbonate, so not an issue of fermenting.

Hope this helps.

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Old 12-06-2013, 05:29 AM   #3
Dec 2013
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Since it is the sugar that usually contributes to weight gain among carbonated drinks then I guess it would be a good idea if you will use artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, cyclamates, sucralose and/or acesulfame potassium.

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Old 12-27-2013, 08:56 PM   #4
Dec 2013
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I use Splenda. So far our sodas don't even taste diet, we love them.
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