Why do the syrups go last?
December 26, 2013 4:20 PM Subscribe
We got a sodastream for xmas. All the instructions say to add the syrup *after* carbonating the water. Why?
posted by colin_l to Food & Drink (10 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
The sodastream FAQ has a number of related questions:
Can I carbonate drinks other than water?
No. Only water should be carbonated in the SodaStream drink makers. You risk damaging your drinks maker, not to mention making a big fizzy mess! The money-back guarantee and the warranty are both invalidated if you carbonate any liquid other than water in your drinks maker. Stick with plain cold water and adding any one of our fantastic flavors - after the water has been carbonated!
Can I add anything other than syrup?
Syrup and MyWater flavors have been specially formulated to work with your home soda maker. However, some SodaStream customers like to add fresh fruit juice to their fizzy water instead of syrup. This is perfectly fine - as long as you try this after the water has been carbonated. Mix it in a glass or pitcher for best results.
What exactly is the fear about carbonating something that's already flavored? They say "You risk damaging your drinks maker, not to mention making a big fizzy mess!", but why?
What happens if you try to carbonate something other than water?