A&W Root Beer, now the most popular root beer in the United States, was first brewed in June 1919, in Lodi, California by Roy Allen at a parade for returning World War I veterans. Allen initially sold the root beer for a nickel at a roadside stand. Allen, along with partner Frank Wright began A&W Restaurants, giving the root beer its name as well as eventually selling other food. ...more on Wikipedia about "A&W Root Beer"
Barq's is a soft drink company. "Barq's" was long the name of the company's signature product, now known as Barq's Famous Olde Tyme Root Beer, a brand of root beer notable for being the only major United States root beer to contain caffeine. It has been bottled since the start of the 20th century and is currently sold by the Coca-Cola Company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Barq's"
Hank's Root Beer has been made by Hank's Beverages of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 1995. Hank's is not owned by a larger bottler, so its products are more expensive than others. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hank's Root Beer"
Hires Root Beer is a soft drink which is currently marketed by Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., and shares the title of America's oldest soft drink with Detroit's Vernor's ginger ale. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hires Root Beer"
IBC Root Beer was founded in 1919 by the Griesdieck Family as the Independent Breweries Company in St. Louis, Missouri. Root beer found a market as a legal beverage during the era of prohibition. The IBC company closed but the trademark was purchased by the Kranzberg Family who operated the Northwestern Bottling Company. In the late 1930s, it was sold to the National Bottling Company owned by the Shucart Family. Popularity and distribution declined after World War II. In 1976, it was sold to Taylor Beverages, which was then sold to the Seven-Up Company in 1980. After Dr Pepper and Seven Up merged, distribution of IBC became national throughout the United States. Ultimately Dr Pepper & Seven-Up, Inc. was acquired by Cadbury-Schweppes. ...more on Wikipedia about "IBC Root Beer"
The Irish rootbeer float is a relatively new invention, finding its origins in the Southwestern region of Pennsylvania. It is a creamy, sweet beverage that utilizes the mild neutral flavor of vodka to excellent effect, having a deceptively high alcohol content. The mix itself is very simple and versatile. Many feel that an Irish rootbeer float can act as a better introduction to spirits than beer, which is a far more common introduction to alcoholic beverages. ...more on Wikipedia about "Irish Rootbeer Float"
Mug Root Beer is a brand name of root beer made by the Pepsi company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mug Root Beer" I wish I had a http://www.shortopedia.com.
Old Dominion Brewing Company is an Ashburn, Virginia brewery that produces a variety of beers. Their root beer is sweetened with sugar, rather than the corn syrup that is used for most United States soft drinks. ...more on Wikipedia about "Old Dominion Brewing Company"
Root beer is a fermented beverage made from a combination of vanilla, cherry tree bark, licorice root, sarsaparilla root, sassafras root bark, nutmeg, anise, and molasses among other ingredients. Each root beer has a unique recipe. Many local brands of root beer exist, and homemade root beer is made from concentrate or (rarely) from actual roots. ...more on Wikipedia about "Root beer"
A root beer float is a dessert that consists of root beer and vanilla ice cream. It is usually made by scooping out ice cream into a drink receptacle, and then pouring in root beer. The combination of the two ingredients generates a frothy foam, which often overflows out of the container. The amount of foam can be reduced to a more manageable level if the root beer is poured first, and the ice cream is then gently lowered into it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Root beer float"
Sarsaparilla (Smilax regelii and other closely related species of Smilax) is a vine that bears roots with many useful properties. These vines have long prickly stems and shiny leaves, and numerous reddish-brown roots up to 3 m long. Several species of Smilax are used, but the Jamaican S. regelii (syn. S. officinalis) is the species preferred for commercial use. Sarsaparilla is also grown in Mexico, Central America, and parts of South America. The main uses include the flavouring of beverages, and homeopathic medicine. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sarsaparilla"
Sarsi is a sarsaparilla based soft drink, sold in Australia and Asia, primarily in the Philippines. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sarsi (drink)"
Sprecher Brewery is a brewery founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Randal Sprecher in 1985. Sprecher produces an assortment of beers and sodas. The brewery has since moved to the neighboring city of Glendale in Milwaukee County. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sprecher Brewery"
Stewart's Fountain Classics are a brand of soft drink made in the United States. Stewart's are meant to be like "old fashioned" fountain drinks made during the early to mid- 20th century; incidentally, the brand originated in 1924. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stewart's Fountain Classics"
Virgil's Root Beer is a microbrewed gourmet root beer made in Los Angeles, California by Reed's, Inc. Its brewing process, developed by Chris Reed, is similar to that used in real beer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Virgil's Root Beer"
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