I can't get enough of Manhattan Special's Espresso Coffee Soda—but I only recently discovered its sister soft drinks, the Black Cherry, Vanilla Cream, and Gassosa.
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Espresso Coffee Soda by Manhattan Special may look like a consciously retro hipster beverage—the flapper on the label, significant caffeine content, and cane sugar sweetener help. And it's made in Brooklyn's Williamsburg, natch. But no: this stuff is the real around-for-a-century deal, cranked out in Brooklyn since 1895.