root beers

Harmony Springs Birch Beer

I always get a little excited to try a new white birch beer. i just like them a lot as a genre. this one is as clear as water, it is rather impressive in that regard right off the bat. i do hope this one is as good of a birch beer as the sarsaparilla …

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 …

Empire Bottling Works Birch Beer

Somehow this drink eluded me for many years. it was based not THAT far away so i always thought i’d find it somewhere at some point. that is not a very safe or good way to think since so many companies don’t last. it has been over 11 years since i reviewed the first thing …

Mark’s Original Birch Beer

one thing my children love, it is a fair. or rides of that type in general. one thing i love, besides root beer of course, is fair food, it works out then. so a couple years ago i saw there was a giant sign for a county fair in a neighboring county to be coming …