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Bill Reidy

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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #30 on: August 25, 2018, 08:09:49 PM »
I did observe conductor Jason enjoying a can today as his first class steam train waited on the lower yard turntable lead for our second class train to arrive and discharge passengers before his train could take the platform...
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« Reply #31 on: August 26, 2018, 10:06:01 AM »
Perhaps Jason should be the official museum spokesperson for Moxie. ::)

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« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2018, 06:15:54 PM »
I know where to get a Moxie T-shirt for him.  How about a calendar pic for next years WW&F calendar and send a copy to the Moxie folks - who knows maybe a corporate sponsorship!
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« Reply #33 on: August 26, 2018, 07:24:05 PM »
Why not a photo of all the Moxie lovers at FWW? :o We could stand in front of #9 holding our bottles/cans of Moxie.

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« Reply #34 on: August 26, 2018, 09:55:40 PM »
My wife Sue and I had a tour of another Moxie bottler - Orca Beverage of Mukilteo, Washington.  The manager told us if we had requested ahead of time, they would have run Moxie on the bottling line.  To my knowledge the Mukilteo and Catawissa Moxie products both use cane sugar.  Sue will drink those but usually not the local corn-sweetener produced offering.
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« Reply #35 on: August 27, 2018, 08:15:12 AM »
Jeff,

Though some might think it a bit corny, I really like your idea of a group picture.  I really think we might get some sponsorship or a donation from all of this.  How about a "Moxie" boxcar for a photographers special consist?
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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #36 on: August 27, 2018, 09:24:28 AM »
A talented member could always Photoshop the Moxie logo onto 309 in a train consist.
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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #37 on: August 28, 2018, 01:17:50 PM »
Grab a Moxie and a smile.
Or I'd like to teach the world to Moxie?
https://www.pressherald.com/2018/08/28/coca-cola-acquires-moxie-soda-beloved-in-maine/

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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #38 on: August 28, 2018, 01:45:46 PM »
What–me worry?

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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #39 on: August 28, 2018, 06:53:15 PM »
Hmmmm…….  I know for a fact that Coke has a corporate sponsor program.  Preserving heritage and cultural identity (hmmm), isn't that what we are doing?  Sounds like the museum and Moxie are heading the same way.
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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #40 on: September 01, 2018, 09:50:47 AM »
I just heard a segment about Moxie on NPR:

https://www.npr.org/2018/09/01/643922040/coca-cola-buys-moxie-soda

For the railroad connection:  they interviewed people in the Railroad Pub in Lisbon Falls.

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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #41 on: November 22, 2022, 09:00:47 AM »
My wife Sue and I had a tour of another Moxie bottler - Orca Beverage of Mukilteo, Washington.  The manager told us if we had requested ahead of time, they would have run Moxie on the bottling line.  To my knowledge the Mukilteo and Catawissa Moxie products both use cane sugar.  Sue will drink those but usually not the local corn-sweetener produced offering.
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Hmmm.... Combining information various replies here, it seems that Coca-Cola bought Moxie from Cornicopia Beverage. I saw a bottle of Moxie in the local Cracker Barrel store/restaurant. It says "Bottled under the authority of Cornicopia Beverage Co., Bedord, NH, Bottled by Orca Beverage Incl., Mukilteo WA www.orcabeverage.com" So does that mean that Orca is using the corn syrup recipe? And why is this bottled under the authority of the old owner? Is it possible that this bottle is 4 years old?

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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #42 on: November 22, 2022, 09:15:34 AM »
So does that mean that Orca is using the corn syrup recipe?
The Orca website says:
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For many, the brands of sodas we bottle are the brands that you may remember from the past. All are made with pure cane sugar and all come to you in long neck glass bottles with convenient twist off bottle caps (crowns).

See this page (bottom right):
https://orcabeverage.com/
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« Reply #43 on: November 22, 2022, 10:02:15 AM »
I am pleased to hear that Orca is bottling Moxie with Cane Sugar.  That now makes two bottlers for Moxie (Orca and Catawissa) that do it right.  Let's keep supporting those local bottlers.
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Re: OMG! You can get Moxie in PA......
« Reply #44 on: November 22, 2022, 04:51:11 PM »
Locally (to Alna) the Moxie bottled by Orca is available at the Sheepscot General Store & Farm (98 Townhouse Road, Whitefield) about 15 minutes from Sheepscot.