Dublin, Texas: Last Place That Made Original Formula Dr Pepper
Dr Pepper Bottling Co.
A 1891 bottling plant that was Dr Pepper's first franchise. There's a small museum of memorabilia, and tours of the plant, which only actually operated one day a month. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Last Place That Made Original Formula Dr Pepper
Officially, as of 1/11/2012, the legal battling between Plano, TX-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Dr Pepper Bottling of Dublin ended. "Dublin Dr. Pepper" is no more. The signs have come down. All vestiges of the former cane-sugar-sweetened Dublin Dr Pepper are gone. The last of the sought-after soda was sold out as of 1/11/2012.
The bottling plant will continue to operate for Dr Pepper Snapple Group as the "Dublin Bottling Works, Inc." but will not be producing the former soft drink.[Ron Nichols, 01/12/2012]
Established in 1891 and never ceased production. Still makes Dr Pepper and other flavors in returnable 10 oz. bottles on 1940's equipment. Largest Dr pepper memorabilia collection in the world. Visit the soda shop and gift shop, tour the museum and bottling plant seven days a week. Open 9-5 Mon-Fri, 10-5 Sat., 1-5 Sunday[jeff pendleton, 09/23/2000]
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Soft Drinks - Dublin, Texas is one of the few places in the United States where one can purchase Dr Pepper made according to the original formula. There is a small bottling plant that has sells original formula Dr Pepper. If you want to buy more than a six-pack you must call ahead so that they will reserve the glass bottles for you.[Glen Worley, 09/25/1999]