What Is Barq's Red Cream Soda?

Barq's Red Creme Soda is "one part creme soda, one part red deliciousness," according to the Barq's website. Ingredients in Barq's Red Creme Soda include carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, sodium benzoate, citric acid, natural and artificial flavors, and Red 40.

A 12-ounce serving of Barq's Red Creme Soda contains 170 calories. As of 2014, other Barq's products include root beer, diet root beer and French vanilla creme soda. The history of Barq's began in 1898, when Edward C. Barq bottled and sold the first Barq's root beer. Its unique taste drew a following, and its popularity has continued to grow ever since.