Marco Sodas Spruce Beer

it has been quite a while since I reviewed a spruce beer! wow. this one comes, very kindly, from the gourmet one himself. as he does not cover this segment of ‘root’ beers, i am happy to do so. as root beer is traditionally an american beverage, I often read about how people from other …

Sapp Organic Birch Tree Water Rosehip

i am quite hesitant to try this. the other two flavors were quite not tasty to say the least. of course this one could be delicious so i am keeping an open mind here. but then i think “anthony, if rose hip was a miraculous flavor enhancer, wouldn’t it be in many drinks? wouldn’t we …

Sapp Organic Birch Tree Water Nettle

after reviewing the straight up birch tree water a few weeks ago, I am quite apprehensive about trying the other flavors. i have put it off, pushing them further back in the queue but i really must just try them. who knows, maybe nettle will make this magically taste amazing. in any case, the same …

Sapp Organic Birch Tree Water

I saw this and the other flavors this company offers at my local supermarket and it caused quite the questioning of my site review guidelines for me. just what makes something a ‘birch beer’ or ‘root beer’? saying it on the package? what it is made from? if the latter, what exactly makes it so? …

Vilniaus Alus Retro Baikal

Yes, i know this has nothing to do with christmas or any other holiday, but i felt it was better to continue a tradition of reviewing a semi-strange, fringe root beer type foreign beverage for my christmas time review. even calling this a ‘root beer’ is a stretch i know. yet, it has many of …