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OT - National Root Beer Float Day!!!

Mmmmmmmmmmm..  Best I ever had was at an A&W Root Beer stand out west (AZ? NM?).

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  • Chris_WangChris_Wang Posts: 1,253
    We had a free standing A&W restaurant in McDonough for a few years. I loved the frozen mugs and root beer on tap...

    Ball Ground, GA

    ATL Sports Homer

     

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,567
    I used to hit up an A&W on my way to Deep Creek Lake every year for a float and curly fries.

    I have some vanilla at home, so a stop for root beer is in order.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,697

    There are not too many things I am not a fan of.

    1) Coconut

    2) Sun-dried tomatoes

    3) Root Beer

    4) Scotch

    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,567
    Chubbs said:

    There are not too many things I am not a fan of.

    1) Coconut

    2) Sun-dried tomatoes

    3) Root Beer

    4) Scotch

    No scotch? I am sad for you. I'll drink 2 for you tonight.
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,502
    I'll have to throw a shot of Root into my Tito's tonight.
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  • jaydub58jaydub58 Posts: 2,036

    Wow!  What a memory.......................the first A & W stand I ever saw.

    I was in Missoula, MT the summer of '55, working for my dad (at the age of 15).  It was a week of hot weather and that icy cold root beer went down real well all week long!

    John in the Willamette Valley of Oregon
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,669
    A&W Root Beer was first made in my hometown of Lodi Ca. & the A&W drive in there was the hot hang out for the kids & their hot rods.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,567
    Salutations!

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  • berndcrispberndcrisp Posts: 883
    Try the float with chocolate ice cream. Yummy to the tummy!
    Hood Stars, Wrist Crowns and Obsession Dobs!


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,545
    Just spent an hour in the coke cola expo here in Atlanta tonight at a Toyota party. They had coke from all over the world for you to try ( and lots of overstocked bars for the coke). And I thought why no coke float. Then got back to the room and read this.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • GQuizGQuiz Posts: 690
    My first job was an A&W in Kent, Ohio. Didn't sound cool then, but my job was " fountain boy". Still got the mugs more than 30 years later.

    XL BGE; Schertz TX by way of Stow OH. #egghead4life
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,622
    A&W root beer float. a Teen burger and onion rings and your best girl, now SWMBO, gals on rollers doing the serving to the '64 Acadian ragtop - does not get much better. Kingston Ontario, our favorite hangout. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • The Ize Box in Alamo Heights TX made the best root beer ever. The only thing better than their hamburger and a root beer was a hamburger and a root beer float.
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • GQuiz said:
    My first job was an A&W in Kent, Ohio. Didn't sound cool then, but my job was " fountain boy". Still got the mugs more than 30 years later.

    Loved that drive in. Tuesday coney day!
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