Rio Syrups Sarsaparilla

this is one of the trickier sodas i have had to review. i mean, a soda you just drink, that is easy. there there are syrups, you just mix it with seltzer and drink up, not too hard. extracts are a little worse, you mix the extract with sugar and water in the prescribed amounts …

Gnome Autumn Red Birch Beer Extract

when i read about soda extracts in my attempt to find new ones, this is almost always the birch beer one that people recommend. sounds great to me, i like good things. not always what other people think is good, but that is another story. i would say i like birch beers that other people …

root beers

Pat’s Backcountry Beverages Bear Foot Root Beer

i don’t really know how i found this one. i think i was trying to find some more root beer extracts or syrups to test out and somehow stumbled upon this root beer concentrate. the idea is interesting or at least a different angle than other concentrates take. this is marketed toward backpackers as a …

Rainbow Extracts Spruce Beer

hey, a spruce beer! i find this a curious thing. i mean, spruce beer is such a very tiny niche product, even more so than birch beer or any other soda i know of. to make an extract for it seems random and probably a losing proposition. is there that much demand for people to …

root beers

Rainbow Extracts Root Beer

i had purchased some of this probably 15 years ago and just never made it into soda. i may have tried once to make a batch with yeast but i don’t think so. anyway, now that i had the soda siphon thing down pretty well, it seemed time to try it that way. plus the …