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OT- Best gourmet root beer?

DuckDogDrDuckDogDr Posts: 1,024
Wanting something besides A&W...
Dont care if I have to special order.. non-alcohol please.

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  • SamIAm2SamIAm2 Posts: 1,110
    Dad's, if you can find it.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,307
    Not Your Fathers Root Beer - 6pk  12oz Bottles - image 1 of 1Sorry for being rude, contains alcohol.

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  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 15,651
    edited July 12
    Virgil’s is pretty good. I don’t care for Boyton’s too much. IBC is a solid readily available choice. All of these have been purchased at the local g-store. 
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,443
    Henry Weinhards if you can find it.  Delicious.

    John - SLC, UT

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  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 4,690
  • Jcl5150Jcl5150 Posts: 133
    Dang! Butterscotch Root Beer is my all-time favorite.  Henry Weinhard’s is a close second.  There’s a shop near me that has over a hundred different flavors of soda, many of them root beers, and those two stood out for me from all the others I’ve tried.
  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 2,443
    Jcl5150 said:
    Dang! Butterscotch Root Beer is my all-time favorite.  Henry Weinhard’s is a close second.  There’s a shop near me that has over a hundred different flavors of soda, many of them root beers, and those two stood out for me from all the others I’ve tried.
    I keep the Heny Weinhards stocked under my desk at work.  Special occasion root beer. :)

    John - SLC, UT

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  • DuckDogDrDuckDogDr Posts: 1,024
    edited July 12
    Thanks guys I'm going to try all those except for @nolaegghead suggestions ....sorry fella. A for effort
  • WeberWhoWeberWho Posts: 7,633
    Dorthy Molter rootbeer here in Minnesota. She was known as, "The Rootbeer Lady". She made rootbeer out of her house in the middle of the wilderness. The only way to her house was by boat or airplane. Snowmobiles in the winter. My wifes grandpa used to bring her goods by snowmobile/boat as there were no roads. She was the last person to be allowed to live within the boundary waters. (As it was illegal but they granted her acceptance)

    Kind of a cool read if anyone is interested:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Molter


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  • BotchBotch Posts: 8,571
    WeberWho said:
    Dorthy Molter rootbeer here in Minnesota. She was known as, "The Rootbeer Lady". She made rootbeer out of her house in the middle of the wilderness. The only way to her house was by boat or airplane. Snowmobiles in the winter. My wifes grandpa used to bring her goods by snowmobile/boat as there were no roads. She was the last person to be allowed to live within the boundary waters. (As it was illegal but they granted her acceptance)

    Kind of a cool read if anyone is interested:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Molter


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  • SonVoltSonVolt Posts: 1,809
    Do they still make I.B.C in the brown colored beer bottles?  Always got a kick out of that as a kid. 
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,252
    SonVolt said:
    Do they still make I.B.C in the brown colored beer bottles?  Always got a kick out of that as a kid. 
    Yes they do. It’s readily available here.

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  • abpgwolfabpgwolf Posts: 499
    Nothing like making your own. Williams Brewing carries Gnome extracts, Their root beer is excellent, want to try their Spicy Ginger Beer.

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  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 15,651
    edited July 12
    Anything you try will be better than A&W. Stop by a Whole Paycheck. Places like that usually carry a good selection of stuff and you can build a six pack as well. 
  • jtcBoyntonjtcBoynton Posts: 2,502
    Check your local beer brewer.  I have been to a number of them that make root beer.
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  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 4,690
    My local Ace carries several different craft root beers as well. 
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    Morton, IL

  • ColbyLangColbyLang Posts: 252
    IBC or Abita 
  • DobieDobie Posts: 2,882
    IBC
    Jacksonville FL
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,726
    Sweetwater.  Not sure about the root.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 31,307
    FYI:  Safrole, found in sassafras trees used to flavor root beer is a precursor chemical stock used to manufacture MDA and MDMA.
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  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,726
    I I stand by my statement.  Carey obviously is bored.
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