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re: Club Soda

Toni asked:

>Does anyone know if club soda has caffine in it ???
>Or what it is actually made of ???

None of the club soda I've seen has caffeine in it.
If you are in the U.S., just check the ingredient
labels.  Caffeine has to be listed if it's been added.

It's wise to check the salt content, which varies
considerably with brands and the type of water
they use, and marketing.

Canada Dry Club Soda Ingredients:
     Carbonated Water
     Sodium Bicarbonate
     Sodium Citrate
     Potassium Sulfate
     Disodium Phosphate
     60 mg sodium per 8 fluid ounces.

Now, I drink Canada Dry **Sparking Water**
     Carbonated Water
     10 mg sodium per 8 fluid ounces

Sometimes my bottle of Canada Dry *Sparkling Water*
contains -0- mg sodium.  The bottler told me it depends
on the mineral content of the water used.

I'd think that if there was caffeine in Club Soda, the
manufacturers would be marketing it as such and charging
more for it.  In fact, now that I'm thinking about it, I
remember reading several articles last year about someone
who had done just that.  They were planning to sell the
caffeine-laced water at a premium but I don't remember
seeing it at the grocery stores (maybe because I wasn't