The U.S. Patent Office recognizes December 1, 1885, as the first time Dr Pepper was served.[citation needed] It was introduced nationally in the United States at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition as a new kind of soda pop, made with 23 flavors. Its introduction in 1885 preceded the introduction of Coca-Cola by one year


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