For such an everyday item, soda lends itself to creative gift-giving. Those little metal tabs make such great jewelry! Those century-old companies sell so much schwag! You can even make your own soda these days. (What will they think of next.) And who doesn't love vintage ads?
Check out our gift ideas in the slideshow above.
About the authors: Carey Jones is the editor of Serious Eats New York and co-editor of Serious Eats: Sweets. Follow her on Twitter (@careyjones). John M. Edwards is a longtime lowbrow Serious Eats writer and eats 85% of the food Carey orders. Follow him on Twitter (@johnmedwards).