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Running with Scissors
05-12-2005, 01:52 PM
What exactly am I tasting when I drink seltzer (after all, it's just water with CO2, right?), and why does flat seltzer still have this taste?

Ruken
05-12-2005, 02:24 PM
I believe that the dissolved carbon dioxide reacts with water, forming carbonic acid. You may be tasting that.

postcards
05-12-2005, 02:46 PM
Plus a little salt.