Carbonated drinks like Coca-Cola, Sprite, or Dr. Peppers are on their best when icy cold. But this doesn’t mean you should look to turn them into ice, as this can be a huge mistake. Here is why you shouldn’t put carbonated drinks in the freezer.
They Will Explode
Want to deal with a sticky mess in your freezer? Well, that’s what you could be in for if you decide to freeze a can of Coca-Cola, Pepsi, or some other carbonated drink in a sealed container.
When liquid freezes, it expands and the same will happen to your carbonated drink. However, the issue is that your carbonated drink won’t have room to expand, considering it is sealed in a can or a bottle. So it will continue expanding nevertheless, putting a strain on the container until it explodes.
They Will Lose the Bubbles
So, let’s say you got lucky, and the carbonated drink didn’t explode in the freezer. But, unfortunately, you still won’t get what you were looking for, as the chances are that your drink won’t be the same once it’s thawed. This is because those bubbles of carbon dioxide that make it so satisfying will likely pop when the drink freezes and it will leave you with an underwhelming drink.