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Dear Bjork and Other Peeps Who Know Frozen Stuff !


See this can of coca cola **





Nice eh ?

If I took this can and stuck it in the freezer and then the next day took it out and waited for it to de-frost...would it still be home to fizzy luff and joy ? (please note: for the sake of the question I am forgoing any expansion of freezy fizzy pop that breaks the seal)

As a firm believer in empirical study I would love to try this but alas the Fizzy Pop fairies have flown off with my last can !...blast them !!....and I had my fly swatter ready too !!

Do ewe know the answer ?.....cos guess what ?..I don't !!...I really really do not know !
I want to though !!


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neil
Farter Of Fizzy farts



** Please note..other brands of cola are just as luffley and are available from all good shops that sell fizzy pop !. Should the nice people at Coca-Cola wish to provide me with a few cases of fizzy pop gratis then please do not hesitate to contact me.


 

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Will A Frozen Fizzy Drink Still Be Fizzy When De-Frozen ?
« Reply #1 on: 19/07/2008 23:40:16 »
Absolutely, so long as you don't rupture the can by freezing it. This means that when it thaws the contents are still under pressure and this ensures that the CO2 (the fizz) remains dissolved in the liquid.

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Will A Frozen Fizzy Drink Still Be Fizzy When De-Frozen ?
« Reply #2 on: 20/07/2008 01:34:21 »
Thank you very much Chris.

Question answered, my knowledge increased !

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« Reply #3 on: 24/07/2008 17:39:39 »
I've never had the inclination to do this but I'm told that if you put a non-glass container full of wine into a freezer then the alcohol will separate and collect in a slushy puddle.

The result is the same as distilling but without attracting the attention of HM Customs and Excise as there is no still.

Personally, I don't think it will work - but I'm prepared to believe anyone who knows better.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 29/07/2008 18:57:55 »
i accidentally tried this just yesterday. i had very fizzy pepsi flavored ice cubes! :)
 

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« Reply #5 on: 29/07/2008 19:48:24 »
"he result is the same as distilling but without attracting the attention of HM Customs and Excise as there is no still."
Don't kid yourself; HMRC are perfectly happy to prosecute for any method of concentrating alcohol.

On the other hand, it works, it's less likely to catch fire than a still and it doesn't make such a smell so HMRC are less likely to find out about it. However, it doesn't produce as pure a product.
 

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Will A Frozen Fizzy Drink Still Be Fizzy When De-Frozen ?
« Reply #6 on: 30/07/2008 08:20:43 »
I've never had the inclination to do this
pah, and you call yourself a scientist? :o
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but I'm told that if you put a non-glass container full of wine into a freezer then the alcohol will separate and collect in a slushy puddle.

The result is the same as distilling but without attracting the attention of HM Customs and Excise as there is no still.

Personally, I don't think it will work - but I'm prepared to believe anyone who knows better.
Nice ice cubes, no noticeable separation. For the sake of thoroughness, also tried with baileys & with vodka mixed with smoothie. All in the days when I could consume such things without heartburn.  ::)

I can also confirm that the fizzy can stays fizzy. Thanks for the reminder - I'm doing fizzy experiments with my daughters at the moment, I shall add this one!
 

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