• I did hear that, but people thought the colour was awful, so they made it black.
  • Actually the good Dr. created a "Nerve Tonic" from cocaine leaves, kola nuts & wine first which was a greenish syrup. Then dispensed it as a "Drink" at his "Soda Fountain" dropping the wine & adding caramel coloring agent & sugar. When "Bottled" it lost it's "Punch" from exposure to sunlight, so it was put up in "Green Bottles" as other drinks were like Dr. Pepper etc. that used cocaine. John

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