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    This Is Why Coca-Cola Tastes Better From A Glass Bottle

    Wow, science. H/T MyRecipes

    Everyone has that ONE friend (or, IDK, maybe it's YOU?!) that's all, "Coke tastes WAY better from a glass bottle."

    The Coke bottle connoisseur: That one friend we all have who insists on drinking Coca-Cola only out of bottles.

    And, it turns out, that friend (or you) is not so full of shit!

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    In a recent article from MyRecipes, writer Corey Williams broke down the three key reasons why Coke ~scientifically~ tastes better from a glass bottle. And it actually makes a lot of sense...

    1. First, plastic bottles and aluminum cans actually lose carbonation FASTER than glass bottles.

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    Carbonation (or CO2) can escape through plastic faster than glass and aluminum. So in terms of “fizziness,” Coke in plastic bottles comes in last place behind both glass and aluminum.

    2. The chemicals used in both plastic bottles and aluminum cans will affect the way the Coke tastes.

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    But, according to Business Insider, "While both cans and plastic bottles contain chemicals you probably wouldn't want to consume in large quantities, they are perfectly safe to drink out of."

    3. And finally, glass really will not change the flavor unlike plastic or aluminum.

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    According to Business Insider again, "Glass bottles are pretty basic and contain no other chemical ingredients besides the glass, so there's nothing in it that could really change the taste."

    So, there you have it folks. Same formula, different packaging, different results...

    coke in a glass bottle > can of coke > coke from a drinks fountain > coke regurgitated from a mother penguin > coke in a plastic bottle

    ...and a lifetime of arguing over which ~actually~ tastes best.