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Old 03-17-2009, 12:21 PM   #1
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Root Beer - Your favorite?

Anyone have favorite brand of root beer? Saw segment on tv about Gale's Root beer that she makes it. Anyone had this root beer? Shame that most sodas are diet. Always proving that not the best choice is diet. I always can taste the difference between regular and diet soda.

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Old 03-17-2009, 12:47 PM   #2
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Stevens Point Brewery (central WI) makes Point Root Beer that is delicious. Even their diet isn't very "diety". Their root beer is actually what has made them the longest, continually running brewery as during prohibition they continued to brew and bottle the root beer. They also make a cream soda and an orange that are wonderful!
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Old 03-17-2009, 01:05 PM   #3
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Barq's from New Orleans. Zatarain's also makes a concentrate that you can make yourself. My grandmother us to make this for me all the time. I love the stuff. She would also add a little lemon to it. It really intensifies the taste.
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Old 03-17-2009, 01:18 PM   #4
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Barq's from New Orleans.
You mean Barq's Mississippi?

Whatever...It ain't what it used to be or... either my taste have changed...or both!
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Old 03-17-2009, 02:13 PM   #5
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I don't buy soda at all for the family at home. I myself drink my 3 cups of coffee in the morning and than it's ice water the rest of the day. If I go out to eat I either have unsweetened ice tea (if I'm familiar with the restaurant and I know it's not old) or a root beer (if it's Barq's only). Otherwise I'll have a small size Dr. Pepper and large glass of water.
So it's Barq's for me.
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Old 03-17-2009, 10:43 PM   #6
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My favorite is A&W. I like either the regular or diet.
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Old 03-18-2009, 12:10 AM   #7
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I love Goose Island.
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Old 03-19-2009, 10:56 AM   #8
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I love A&W's, Barq's, and Stewart's. Barq's is what we most frequently get though so that is our no. 1 choice.
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Old 03-19-2009, 11:45 AM   #9
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I remember the A&W stand as a kid.. that was some good root beer.
Then my favorite brand for a long time was Frostie's.
Now, I think it is IBC, but I drink more A&W because it is more common.
Thank goodness their diet is good too!
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Old 03-19-2009, 04:10 PM   #10
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A lot of the mircobrewries do a root beer over the weekend. Many are quite good. I's also with Stewarts, A & W, and IBC. Richbrau in Richmond is one of the good micro root beers.
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