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Worst: Aquafina Tastes Metallic And Muddy

Aquafina is manufactured by PepsiCo and is made primarily with tap water, so it usually doesn’t receive the best reviews.

Bottle of Pepsi's Aquafina water sits on a shelf
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Slate hired a group of tasters to drink various bottled water and they described Aquafina as “soft, metallic, and muddy.” Those probably aren’t the words PepsiCo wanted to be attributed to their brand.