What are seltzer water bottles? These are bottles that are used to make seltzer water or carbonated water from ordinary water. A mechanism at the top of these bottles adds CO2 to the water which adds the fizz and bubbles to the water.
With the trend towards healthier habits for families, carbonated or seltzer water is a great way to add variety to the water that science has proven is important to the overall health of every person. For the human body to function at an optimum rate, a person needs to drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. Unfortunately, water is tasteless and therefore is hard to get many people to drink. So the trend has been to make water taste better and carbonated water which can be flavored and used to make soda pop has become a family favorite.
For making homemade carbonated or seltzer water, the internet as well as many stores are full of soda siphons and devices for this purpose but all you really need is a seltzer bottle and chargers. Seltzer bottles come in many sizes from 1 liter to 2 liter and are available in many different shapes. The bottles will hold regular tap or distilled water. Most seltzer bottles look like old thermos bottles and have a spray device built in the lid.
The seltzer bottles are available at many different prices depending on the material the bottle is made of. You can get aluminum, glass or stainless steel bottles. The aluminum bottles come in varies colors. The bottles with the plastic parts are usually not very cost effective as they do not last very long. The most popular bottles are the stainless steel ones. They can be bought at any store or at many websites over the internet.
The CO2 charger are canisters of pressurized carbon dioxide and come in two types – one is a snap-on type and the other is a screw in type. The charger fits into the spray head. When you press the trigger or plunger, you will get fresh carbonated seltzer or soda water.
The chargers usually come in boxes of 10 and each charger will carbonate about 1 quart of carbonated water. You then just dispose of the charger. After using all 10 in the box, you just need to order another box. Chargers can be purchased at many stores as well as a great number of websites on the internet. The price of these chargers comes out to less than buying club soda from the store. You can even join a club where the price of your chargers can come out to being even cheaper.
Once you have the devices necessary for making seltzer or carbonated water, you are quickly on your way to making great tasting soda pop or soda water for your family. You can add pieces of fruit to your water for a refreshing, low sugar drink or you can buy flavor packages that can also produce low calorie drinks. You can also use your seltzer water to mix with alcohol for cocktail hour with the adults.