I figured on giving it to her to try so I could giggle over what I was -sure- would be a hilarious reaction.
And then she says "Oh, this isn't that bad."
And it wasn't. It had some vaguely herbal notes, but ultimately was just...cola.
So whatever they're passing off as Moxie on this coast is -NOT- the real thing, as far as I can tell, but it's been more'n a decade since I've had access to the genuine article and perhaps my taste buds have been fried.
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome
Where Alph, the sacred river,
Through caverns measureless to
Down to a sunless sea