Frostop Red Birch Beer

Frostop are sort of a weird brand to me. they could latch onto that “old time,” “classic,” nostalgia thing. i mean they have long running restaurants with old school barrel dispensers and a rich history. they seem more ‘valid’ and ‘genuine’ in my mind than many of the resurrected old brands. I have only been …

Boylan’s Cane Sugar Creamy Red Birch Beer

one of the first sodas i ever reviewed was Boylan’s Creamy Red Birch Beer. it remains one of my top sodas, which i will admit, now years later, it probably a little too high for it. which is not to say it is not a great drink, but maybe not that great. no matter. now …

Castle Beverages Birch Beer

I was a little bit sad about this beverage. it is one i have been after for a while, they are based less then three hours from me but I had never really headed in that direction for sodas. they were really one of those old time bottlers, bottling in gorgeous glass bottles for many …

Blackie’s Hot Dog Stand Birch Beer

for years i have semi-planned to do a Connecticut root beer trip with two of my best friends. one lived in Boston, one in Brooklyn and me in NJ, it made sense to meet up and get some good sodas. we has done a similar quest in New York City a few years ago which …

Red Ribbon Birch Beer

so Sagi is on a roll! well, he usually is it seems, a very devoted man in a quest for root based drinks that succeeds at a high level. yet he is also super kind and nice, knowing this hobby is more fun if it is shared and joy brought to others as well as …