SodaStream Soda Machine Review and Giveaway CLOSED

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I was fortunate to test the SodaStream Fountain Jet last fall. I loved it! SodaStream came out with new designs since then and I was again fortunate to test out a newer model, the Genesis. Same function and the Fountain Jet only with a sleeker design. Here is the video of the SodaStream Fountain Jet I took last fall-

This is the genesis, works exactly the same except you don’t have to hold the lever to twist the bottle on.


I have to say that the soda was fine just like before and they have even more flavors, like Grape! I was sent about 9 bottles of syrup this time and aside from the wonderful Energy mix, most of the rest were diet or flavors I didn’t like as much. I prefer the Orange, Root Beer, Cream Soda, non diet variety myself. I did have a chance to try the Lemon Lime though and I kid you not it tasted just like 7 up!

I would like to tell you the Genesis is awesome but unfortunately it ran out of CO2 before I could finish my 2 week review of it. The Fountain Jet still had gas in it where this one ran out. It wasn’t user error. The tank is much too small. I would prefer the larger fountain jet model because the tank is bigger. I contacted Soda Stream about it not working anymore and they offered to call me and talk me through using it but I know I was using it correctly. And now that the both the Genesis and Fountain Jet are out of gas, I have no soda. I can exchange the tanks for new ones though.

Conclusion: Skip the Genesis and go for the Fountain Jet for the bigger tank or buy an extra tank right off the bat!

Buy It: The Genesis retails for $129.99 and you can get it at Sodastream! The Fountain Jet Starter Set retails for $99.95!

Win It!! SodaStream is giving away a Fountain Jet Starter Set! It includes It includes the winner’s choice of black/silver, white or red/silver Fountain Jet, CO2 to make over 100 liters of soda, 2 reusable carbonating bottles, a sample pack of flavors, and 3 full-sized flavors of the winner’s choice.

Mandatory Entry: Go to SodaStream and tell me what flavors you would choose!

Extra Entries: (you must leave a separate comment for each entry!)

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This contest ends at 11:59 PM on July 15th. US entrants only please.

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Disclosure: I was sent product for reviewing purposes, opinions are my own.

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About Candace Reid

Candace Reid is the owner and author of Serendipity Mommy. She is the mother of 3 and a recent college graduate having earned her Associates Degree in Business for Hospitality/Food Service Management. Candace is a member of the American Culinary Federation and is pursuing a Food Photography business. She also loves to blog about family, food, fun and photography. Email Candace

Comments

  1. Chany Jackson says:

    I entered One Scrappy Mom’s Patriotic Pillow Pet Giveaway. #2

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  3. Rae Vaughn says:

    cream soda and orange mango!

  4. Linda Davison says:

    Tweeted today Win a SodaStream Fountain Jet Starter Kit from Serendipity Mommy @candyclc http://bit.ly/a7dwUU Ends 7/15 Please RT @Dutchbrosluv ?

  5. Margaret Smith says:

    I would choose the Diet Root Beer, diet Orange and Diet Pete’s choice.
    Thanks so much.
    rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

  6. Margaret Smith says:

    I Follow SodaStream on Twitter (peg42)
    Thanks so much.
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  7. Margaret Smith says:

    I like SodaStream on FB (Margaret E. Smith)
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  8. Margaret Smith says:

    I Follow you on Twitter (peg42)
    Thanks
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  9. Margaret Smith says:

    I tweeted:
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    Thanks again
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  10. Margaret Smith says:

    I “Like” Serendipity Mommy on Facebook (Margaret E.Smith)
    Thanks
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  11. Margaret Smith says:

    I’m an email subscriber.
    Thanks again
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  12. brandy nelson says:

    I would love to try the cherry cola and the cream soda!

  13. Chany Jackson says:
  14. root beer, ginger ale, mango

  15. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    Diet Orange and Diet Root Beer

  16. Michelle L says:

    I would like to try diet orange

  17. Michelle L says:

    @blackbearpie following sodastream

  18. Michelle L says:

    Blackbearpie following sodastream twitter

  19. Michelle L says:

    @blackbearpie following sodastream on twitter

  20. Michelle L says:

    following sodastream @blackbearpie

  21. Michelle L says:

    FB fan sodastream

  22. Michelle L says:

    @blackbearpie following candyclc

  23. Michelle L says:

    Like Serendipity Mommy FB

  24. Michelle L says:

    I entered the hayneedle giveaway

  25. Rebecca Graham says:

    I would choose orange, root beer, and ginger ale.

  26. Rebecca Graham says:

    Facebook Fan of SodaStream: Rebecca Honey Graham

  27. Rebecca Graham says:

    Twitter follower of sodastream: rhoneygee

  28. Rebecca Graham says:

    Follow you on Twitter: rhoneygee

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  30. elizabeth p says:

    We would love to try Pete’s Choice, Peach Ice Tea, Zero Cola and Root beer.

  31. Alex H. (lexigurl) says:

    I want to try Lemon Lime and Root Beer!

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  33. Alex H. (lexigurl) says:

    I follow you on twitter @lexigurl_17

  34. Alex H. (lexigurl) says:

    I follow SodaStream on twitter @lexigurl_17

  35. Alex H. (lexigurl) says:

    Email subscriber

  36. Alex H. (lexigurl) says:

    I entered the Spin Master toy giveaway!

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  42. Michael Johnson says:

    i would love this i need to save money on soda

  43. SUZANNA PICKERING says:

    i would choose the Peach Ice Tea and Diet Cola to start with

  44. Kristen says:

    I would choose Cream Soda, Ginger Ale, and Cherry Cola.

  45. I would choose Fountain Mist, Orange and Grape.

  46. Chany Jackson says:
  47. EMMA L HORTON says:

    GINGER ALE, COLA, FOUNTAIN MIST, ORANGE MANGO, DIET LEMON LIME AND DIET COLA

  48. I would love to try the diet caffeine free cola..

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