Don’t Got Moxie? Maine’s Beloved Soda is in Short Supply

Depending on whom you ask, Maine is in the midst of either a curse or a blessing: a shortage of Moxie.

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FILE — Bottles of the soft drink Moxie sit together, May 27, 2005, in West Bath, Maine. Moxie, a polarizing beverage that is the state's official soft drink, is in short supply because of supply chain woes, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. The soda is beloved by thousands of Mainers and is the subject of a summer festival. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Depending on whom you ask, Maine is in the midst of either a curse or a blessing: a shortage of Moxie. Moxie, a polarizing beverage that is the state’s official soft drink, is in short supply because of supply chain woes. The soda is beloved by thousands of Mainers and is the subject of a summer festival, but it also has detractors who say it tastes like medicine, or worse. Coca-Cola…

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