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The most popular drinks from the 1940s onwards

Lovefood Logo By Ella Buchan of Lovefood | Slide 1 of 32: What we drink can say as much about us – and the era we grow up in – as what we eat, wear and listen to. Whether we slurped chocolate milk or were part of “the Pepsi Generation”, these were the liquids that fuelled generations. From now-discontinued diet sodas and alcopops to canned drinks and cocktails that remain classics today, here are some of the most popular drinks from the decade you were born.

The way we sipped

What we drink can say as much about us – and the era we grow up in – as what we eat, wear and listen to. Whether we slurped chocolate milk or were part of “the Pepsi Generation”, these were the liquids that fuelled generations. From now-discontinued diet sodas and alcopops to canned drinks and cocktails that remain classics today, here are some of the most popular drinks from the decade you were born.
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