1. This just looks like a normal fizzy drink. Except it’s not. It’s hot.
Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale is a Coca-Cola produced cinnamon and apple flavoured drink which is due to go on sale in Japan next month.
The drink, which comes in 180ml cans, is the first carbonated, hot beverage ever.
2. Here it is in a vending machine.
Scientists have been working out how to prevent carbon dioxide escaping warm beverages for years. And now, they’ve finally nailed it.
This drink comes at 55°C.
3. Here’s Tim Brett from the Japan Business Unit at Coca-Cola.
He’s explaining that the cans will be fitted with a button that, when pressed, will prompt water and calcium oxide to mix and cause an exothermic reaction in an outer chamber of the can. This will heat the drink.
Canada Dry Hot Ginger Ale will cost Y120 (76p) per unit and is due to go on sale on 21st October 2013.