Drinks may be served chilled

Small amounts of alcohol may be present in a soft drink, but less than 0.5% of the total volume. Soft drinks may be served chilled, over ice cubes or at room temperature. Soft drinks are offered in many formats, including cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles. Soft drinks are also widely available at fast food restaurants, movie theaters, convenience stores, casual dining restaurants. Soft drinks are widely used in all areas of the world and are popular among people.

classically comprises carbonated water

A soft drink is a drink that classically comprises carbonated water, a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavor. The sweetener may be sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, fruit juice, sugar substitutes. Some combination of these soft drinks may also comprise caffeine, colorings, preservers etc. Soft drinks are called "soft" in contrast to "hard drinks" (alcoholic beverages).