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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
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how do you keep the bubbles in your fizzy drinks?

jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT

Nothing is worse when you order a coke or a champagne in the cafe or restaurant and it comes to you flat or gets flat very quickly.

how do you keep your bubles in your fizzy drinks ?

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  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,803 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I have never had any problems with my beers.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • mounamouna Posts: 1,684 ✭✭✭
    I don't drink champagne,I rarely drink fizzy drinks because I don't like them.I prefer natural juice.If I order a coca cola or pepsi,I tell to the waiter to don(t open my bottle,I'll do it myself.
  • chyijungchyijung Posts: 2,121 ✭✭✭✭
    Pour it slowly, keep the receptacle cold before the fluid is poured, more ice.
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,478 mod
    If I have to put the lid back on a large bottle of fizzy water, I use a small piece of cling film on top of the bottle, before I screw the top back on.

    I don't drink champagne, or other kinds of sparkling wine, and as for beer, I'm with Zom - not an issue.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Zom probably drunk quicker than how the bubbles escape
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @mouna opening yourself or in view of the waiter opening the bottle
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @chyijung chilled glasses and using ice are great methods
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Lynne cling film is a new way for me
  • LynneLynne Your Teacher HomePosts: 9,478 mod
  • SairaSaira Posts: 846 ✭✭✭
    I like @Lynne,s idea, I am a big fan of Coke and often I have this problem.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Lynne I will try on my ginger beer
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Saira yes it is a great idea
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Hermine do you like the bubbles or prefer when it goes flat
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @mheredge how do you like your glass of champagne
  • mounamouna Posts: 1,684 ✭✭✭
    Once we like fizzy drinks,we have to keep the bubbles.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @mouna we had a soda-stream when I was little
  • HermineHermine Moderator Posts: 6,248 mod
    @jackelliot, I prefer bubbles it is so refreshing then. A former secretary once used to stir the bubbles off with a teaspoon.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Hermine bubbles are lovely indeed
  • NickTomNickTom Posts: 39 ✭✭
    Hi @jackelliot! I have never thought how to keep the bubbles before :D I rarely drink fizzy drinks & sometimes the bubbles annoy me when drinking.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @NickTom It is wonderfully how we can all have different tastes
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @psymonology what do you do to keep the bubbles alive in your fizzy drinks
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Xanthippe how do you enjoy the fizzy drinks
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Pate with bubbles they sometimes escape
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,758 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Not much. :) I prefer plain water. :)
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 27,055 mod
    Thanks for the cling film tip @Lynne. I sometimes buy cider and pour it into small bottles so I don't have to drink it all at once. I find the screw tops don't hold in the fizz though, so my cider is usually flat. Cling film might help solve this.
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @Xanthippe plain water is what I travel with
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @mheredge just like Windy Miller in camberwick green
  • psymonologypsymonology Posts: 15 ✭✭
    @jackelliot i don't like carbonated water at all, in fact in some circumstances, i would stir around the cup to make the gas comes out
  • jackelliotjackelliot Posts: 737 OTT
    @psymonology or just leave it for a wee while
  • psymonologypsymonology Posts: 15 ✭✭
    @jackelliot or just give it a little bit of Mr. Heater and it will automatically obey the nature order and go away
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