Boots Beverages are creatively crafted from fine ingredients, boast natural flavors, only pure cane sugar, and are always caffeine and gluten free.
Boots Beverages hails from Bellville, Texas. Brought to life by Boots Kristen after his return from WWII in 1945, his vision for locally crafted sodas developed from seasonal fruits help grow the family’s small bottling business. Boots’ son, Mark Kristen, chose to revive the soda brand in his father’s honor after seeing the growth of Craft Beer in the Lone Star State. The interest in Craft Beer brought back memories of the regional soda brands he enjoyed as a child. Mark knew the desire for authentic Texas creations would carry over to Boots Beverages. Texas heritage and local craftsmanship are at the heart of these unique flavors. Each four pack and 12oz glass bottle features the photo and story of a family member who was integral to the business.
In March 2016, Boots Beverages diversified their portfolio to provide greater availability to their local customers. The ten bottled flavors are now available as Fountain Drinks which are manufactured in Taylor, TX. "our main goal is additional availability for our consumers. We want to deliver the same superior taste of Boots Beverages in a new format more convenient for our drinkers,” said Mark Kristen, CEO. “Fountain Drinks allow us to reach new customers in more locations including outdoor festivals and promotional events.